- June 30, 2015
After 12 years of monitoring water quality on farms with manure applied to forage crops, the UW Discovery Farms® Program is adding a grain based farm. The Roger Rebout and Sons Farm, a 3,000 acre cash grain operation, is the first of several new core farms in Rock County, Wisconsin. This new research initiative, known as ...Read more...
- June 25, 2015
On Wednesday, June 24 the U.S. Senate passed the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015. “With 95 percent of the world’s consumers living outside of the United States, the free trade agreements that will result from passing Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) will benefit our farm families with new markets and lower tariffs for ...Read more...
- June 23, 2015
The Environmental Protection Agency finally released its new “clean water” rule and actually managed to make it worse than we expected. Despite an unprecedented marketing campaign by EPA, the proposed rule was fiercely opposed by the vast majority of state and local governments, businesses and groups representing almost every part of the American economy—including farmers ...Read more...
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.
Dale Beaty has been named as the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation’s Chief Administrative Officer. Beaty will oversee all day-to-day operations and staff for the Madison-based, Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation, which ...Read full story.
The Friends of the WFB Foundation and Steel Cow of Waukon, Iowa, have partnered to create "Maddie", a project to benefit the WFB Foundation and Farm Bureau’s Young Farmer ...Read full story.