Articles by Rich Kremer

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Wisconsin is quietly becoming a regional powerhouse in fish and shrimp farming, an industry that supplies about half of the seafood people eat around the world.
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A glut of milk and cheese has had the dairy industry struggling with lower and more volatile prices for a several years. Now there's growing price uncertainty on the horizon for soybean growers.
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School districts in western Wisconsin, along with their counterparts across the state, are increasingly finding it hard to recruit and retain teachers.
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In hindsight, it's plain to see that the boom in prescription opioids that started in the late 1990s coincided with an increase in opioid-related deaths in Wisconsin and across the U.S.
New research out of the University of Wisconsin-Madison suggests an overpopulation of deer is having a long-term impact on the state's forests.
A new study suggests the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has been underestimating the number of wolves killed illegally for years.
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Wisconsin growers produced between 5.85 and 5.9 million barrels of cranberries in 2016, according the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association. That harvest would come close to a record they set in 2013.
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Stout have discovered new bacteria that could play a role in the death of honeybees during winter months.
Despite leading the nation in cranberry production, Wisconsin doesn't have an outdoor research station for the tart fruit, but a partnership between growers and the U.S. Department of Agriculture is about to change that.
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Companies that mine western and central Wisconsin's coveted silica sands, which are well-suited to use in hydraulic fracturing for oil and natural gas, have encountered mixed business prospects over the course of 2016.