- November 28, 2016
Meeting consumer demands for real Christmas trees this year wont’ be a problem due to ideal weather conditions. There are plenty of trees, according to Cheryl Nicholson, executive secretary of the Wisconsin Christmas Tree Producers Association. “It’s a great year for families to venture out to get a real Christmas tree,” Nicholson said. “There are more than ...Read more...
- November 17, 2016
The cost for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner is at its lowest since 2010 according to Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s annual informal survey. “The survey’s total price of $47.91, when divided by 10, shows preparing a nutritious, home-cooked Thanksgiving meal costs less than $5 per person,” said Amy Eckelberg Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s spokesperson. “This year’s survey came in ...Read more...
- November 17, 2016
Sand County Foundation, Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation, Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board and the Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Association are proud to announce Brooks Farms as the recipient of Wisconsin’s Leopold Conservation Award®. The award honors Wisconsin landowner achievement in voluntary stewardship and management of natural resources. The announcement was made during the November 17 ...Read more...
Jim Holte has been re-elected to a fifth one-year term as the president of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation and Rural Mutual Insurance Company. He was also re-elected to a ...Read full story.
Delegates at the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation’s 97th Annual Meeting in Wisconsin Dells established new policy directives for the organization on Monday, December 5. Farm Bureau delegates adopted the policies ...Read full story.
St. Croix County’s Dave Kruschke received the highest award Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation bestows upon its members. Kruschke was presented the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation’s ‘Distinguished Service to Farm Bureau’ ...Read full story.
Sam Skemp was presented the ‘Distinguished Service to Wisconsin Agriculture’ award for his outstanding contributions to Wisconsin’s agricultural industry during the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation’s 97th Annual Meeting in ...Read full story.
Dodge County’s Andrea Brossard and Mason Rens were selected as the winners of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation’s Young Farmer and Agriculturist (YFA) Achievement Award at the organization’s 97th ...Read full story.