- December 8, 2016
Heather Grabarski, a fifth-grade teacher at Adams-Friendship Elementary School in Adams County, is the 2016 recipient of the Outstanding Teacher Award from the Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Ag in the Classroom program. Each year the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation recognizes a teacher for their efforts educating students on the importance of agriculture. Teachers of all grade levels ...Read more...
- 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...
The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation supports a long-term solution for transportation funding. Rob Richard, Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Senior Director of Governmental Relations, testified on behalf of the organization’s members ...Read full story.
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.