Agriculture / Food

Rain is a welcome treat for many plants, but too much can cause plenty of problems in the garden.More
Up to 60 percent of sampled wells in a Kewaunee County study contained fecal microbes, many of which are capable of making people and calves sick, two scientists told hundreds of local residents gathered at a public meeting on June 7.More
The wines produced in Wisconsin's unlikely climate are the result of centuries of selection, cultivation and hybridization of many grape varieties.More
Warmer weather and longer days offer an ideal opportunity to start cleaning up eating habits and getting on track to a healthy lifestyle. Getting started does not require sweeping changes or drastic measures.More
While a handful of isolated cases of avian influenza made headlines in early 2017, the threat they posed to Wisconsin's poultry industry was mitigated by lessons learned from the 2015 outbreak.More
Timber has long been a contentious issue in the trade relationship between the United States and Canada.More
A strategically placed rain garden can mitigate excess water and add visual interest to a property.More
Trade frictions between the United States and Canada are a loud addition to a varied array of threats to Wisconsin dairy farmers' livelihoods.More
Wisconsin's dairy industry is dealing with a big shock after one processor, Grassland Dairy Products Inc., dropped its contracts to buy milk from dozens of farms, citing a new Canadian policy that favors that nation's domestic milk producers.More
Spring has brought gut-wrenching uncertainty to scores of dairy farms around Wisconsin. On April 1 a Clark County-based processor dropped their contracts, leaving them without a place to sell their milk.More