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Tobacco used to be a major cash crop in Wisconsin, but today very few farms remain.
A study of drinking water quality in the southwestern region of the state is finding contamination beyond safe limits in two-fifths of private wells. Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey director Ken Bradbury discusses what its research is uncovering.
Fishing is an enduring pastime in Wisconsin. Who is out on the water is changing, however, as is the total number of anglers in the state.
The United States Department of Agriculture census documents a large and diverse farming economy in Wisconsin, but also one in flux.
As of early 2019, 33 states have passed laws for legal medicinal use and 10 states have legalized recreational use. Suzie Kazar, a student journalist with the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, discusses how Wisconsin compares with the rest of the United States.
Tamara Thomsen is a maritime archeologist with the Wisconsin Historical Society. She and her team are interested in history sunken in the Great Lakes — shipwrecks resting on the bottom, hundreds of feet below the waves.
The drought-parched spring of 1977 was a particularly dangerous season of wildfire, with a trio of big burns in west-central Wisconsin and the Five Mile Tower Fire in the state's northwest corner.
Whether a meadow of flowering bulbs or a mix of grasses and herbaceous perennials, more varied green spaces provide aesthetic value and habitat for diverse animal communities.
Gov. Tony Evers announced he is seeking to renegotiate Wisconsin's contract with Foxconn, drawing ire from state Republicans. Bejing-based economics commentator Einar Tangen speaks to these developments.
Stagnant milk and crop prices are causing farmers to seek out new sources of revenue. Some farmers who are renting their land to put down solar panels in an effort to turn a profit.