Agriculture

In places where the common grape vine recoils from the cold, old and new hybrid varieties are supporting a growing commitment to viticulture in the Midwest.
Wisconsin producers are seeing the effects of the trade wars.
An invasive tick species is swiftly making its way across the United States, the first to do so in about 50 years.
In water-rich Wisconsin, the use of groundwater for municipal water systems and agricultural irrigation can lead to conflict.
The Dettmann family, descendants of German immigrants, established a small dairy farm in Johnson Creek in 1902.
A analysis released in January 2019 shows more than 40 percent of private wells in southwestern Wisconsin failed to meet drinking water standards. Meanwhile, rules implemented in the summer of 2018 attempt to curb groundwater contamination in other parts of the state.
WisContext 's in-depth looks at a variety of demographic, economic, environmental and policymaking issues in 2018 spanned the state.
In the mid 1970s, Cheu and Chia Vang of Laos moved to the United States from a refugee camp in Thailand — part of the first wave of Hmong refugees to resettle in the United States.
Lutefisk is a Scandinavian delicacy. It's a polarizing dish; some people grow up loving it, while others despise it.
As of late 2018, 27 counties across Wisconsin have confirmed reports of the brown marmorated stink bug and a handful of others have suspected sightings.