Agriculture / Food

The rules and regulations surrounding wild ginseng may seem onerous, but they are meant to ensure the survival of a species that is struggling to survive across the globe.
Wisconsin's popular identity owes quite a bit to cows, their milk and culinary staples like cheese and ice cream.
Reports of Japanese beetles chewing through the landscape are up in 2018, and their numbers are likely to be higher in Wisconsin than in previous years.
The peak of summer is a time when gardeners start turning their minds to preserving all the goodness they grow for the cold winter months that are all too soon ahead.
As the Trump administration ignites trade wars around the globe, Canada is fanning the flames, and has clearly done its homework on Wisconsin.
For people who raise chickens for themselves, the taste and texture of a recently collected egg is one of the perks.
As consumer interest in knowing where their food comes from continues to rise, livestock farmers are juggling the most effective ways to raise their animals that also satisfies demand for specialty products.
The modern cranberry harvest in Wisconsin is made possible, in no small part, by the work of pollinators during the summer months.
Beginning in 2019, programs like Just Bakery will increasingly be in demand as parents of children ages 6 and above in Wisconsin will be added to the list of able-bodied recipients ages 18 through 49 required to train for a job or work to earn FoodShare benefits.
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.