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Wisconsin is home to about 15,000 beef producers, according to the Wisconsin Farm Bureau, and the state is a leading exporter of bovine genetics.
The death of state Sen. Rick Gudex and the announcement of a new state program aimed at preventing suicide among veterans have made suicide especially prominent in Wisconsin over the past week.
When Martine Anderson and her husband Edgar arrived on Washington Island it was love at first site.
Farmers' use of transgenic corn over the past 20-plus years is putting pressure on ecosystems, in part by making some weeds more resistant to herbicides.
While ITT's collapse may have been the most visible shift in the for-profit college industry this fall, it's not the only change state regulators are facing.
Policies based on eugenics — the notion that humanity can essentially speed up its own evolution by weeding out people with "undesirable" traits — were once widespread in the United States.
A public health advisory issued on Sept. 22 by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services epitomized an ongoing sea change in attitudes about drug abuse and addiction as opioid overdoses continue to increase.
Wisconsin public health officials decided to call for a public advisory after reviewing the severity of the opioid crisis in the state. Wisconsin State Health Office Karen McKeown discusses the growing scope of this epidemic of addiction.
Food scientists around Wisconsin are building on a growing interest in fermentation to help both craft brewers and multinational mega-breweries improve their beers. But their work isn't just about the state's alcoholic beverage producers.
In the backwoods of central Wisconsin, Britt Searles is in her environment and has an eagle eye for spotting wildlife under the forest canopy.