- July 28, 2015
Producing high-quality hay is a tough task. The biggest factor – Mother Nature – is out of farmers’ hands. Due to its extended dry time requirement, controlling hay quality can be very difficult. That said, hay growers can control or mitigate many factors that go into producing a high-quality crop. It’s All About Timing “The stage of ...Read more...
- July 27, 2015
“Congress stood with farmers and ranchers today in supporting innovation that helps the environment and keeps food prices down for everyone. The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 would protect consumers from confusing and misleading GMO labels and create a national, voluntary labeling standard based on science and common sense. “The American Farm Bureau ...Read more...
- July 23, 2015
2014 Apples Wisconsin apple production totaled 54.0 million pounds in 2014, up 13 percent from 2013, according to the USDA, National Agricultural Statistics Service – Noncitrus Fruits and Nuts 2014 Summary. Apple growers harvested an estimated 4,000 acres, unchanged from 2013. Average yield per acre at 13,500 pounds was up 13 percent from 12,000 pounds in ...Read more...
The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation commends the leadership of Wisconsin Congressmen Reid Ribble and Ron Kind for their efforts to author a bipartisan congressional letter to Canadian officials regarding ...Read full story.
The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation applauds Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel for joining a lawsuit to stop the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers from implementing ...Read full story.
The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation is seeking applicants for the position of Agriculture in the Classroom Coordinator/WFB Foundation Director. A full job description is below. Title: Agriculture in the Classroom Coordinator/ Wisconsin ...Read full story.
Wendy Kannel has been named the Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Director of Training and Leadership Development. Since joining the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation in 2010, Kannel has worked as a ...Read full story.
The price of a picnic this year will be just a little more expensive than last summer according to the latest Wisconsin Farm Bureau Marketbasket survey. The informal survey ...Read full story.