- November 20, 2015
“The FDA rejected petitions to the White House for mandatory labeling of GMOs. This is a victory for consumers and farmers alike. This administration has long been a champion for nutrition, and this action recognizes how biotechnology is changing the way we grow food—for the better. “Farmers and ranchers are producing more with fewer resources, without sacrificing ...Read more...
- November 19, 2015
Wisconsin Rural Partners, Inc., is now accepting nominations to recognize 2016 Top Rural Development Initiatives. Any project, activity or even a whole community in rural Wisconsin is eligible. Initiatives do not have to be community-based: WRP may recognize any state, federal, tribal, non-profit or for-profit business initiative, regional or statewide, as long as it meets program criteria. Initiatives can be ...Read more...
- November 19, 2015
Despite high wholesale costs of turkey The cost of a traditional Thanksgiving dinner will be down slightly from last year according to the Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s annual look at the price of a Thanksgiving dinner for 10 people. The informal survey found the cost of traditional items like turkey, cubed stuffing, cranberries and pumpkin pie was ...Read more...
Kayla Adamson, a second grade teacher at Lomira Elementary School in Dodge County, is the recipient of the Outstanding Teacher Award from the Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Ag in the ...Read full story.
Sand County Foundation, Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation and the Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Association are proud to announce Meuer Farm is the recipient of Wisconsin’s Leopold Conservation Award®. ...Read full story.
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation President Jim Holte was one of six who testified at a field hearing held on Friday, November 13, by the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and ...Read full story.
The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation is applauding the passage of a new law that helps towns with road repair and maintenance. Governor Scott Walker signed Senate Bill 118 into law ...Read full story.
The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation, through the Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Ag in the Classroom program, has awarded 15 Teacher Mini-Grants to Wisconsin teachers to use in agricultural literacy lessons ...Read full story.