Agriculture / Food

As the U.S. dairy industry continues to struggle in the face of ongoing low prices, federal policies intended to support farmers are attracting more attention.
Whether they are baked into a pie, folded into pancakes or eaten fresh, blueberries are a perennial favorite that tempt many gardeners with visions of growing their own bountiful supply of sweet indigo globules.
While Wisconsin is known as "America's Dairyland," this nickname would not have accurately depicted the state during its first 50 years.
Gardeners around Wisconsin have thousands of choices when it comes to cultivating perennials, but success starts before they ever bring plants home from the nursery.
It's a waiting game for Wisconsin farmers as they watch the market to see how a trading spat between the United States and China will affect prices for their products.
It's not an undertaking that most people must think about in everyday life, but dealing with cow carcasses is serious and oftentimes strenuous business.
It's a not-so-well-kept secret in Wisconsin that hickory nuts taste better when someone else shells them.
The spirit of open trade with foreign markets reflected in recent trade policies has a direct impact on the Wisconsin economy.
Heavy, wet snows can wreak havoc on many trees, particularly certain types of evergreens.
While potatoes are typically grown on commercial farms, backyards can just as easily produce their own spud harvests.