- May 28, 2015
So far this growing season, UW Discovery Farms® has collected two types of soil samples on over 20 farms in 7 counties throughout Wisconsin. Samples will be used to understand soil health and to estimate the amount of nitrogen available for crop growth in the root zone on farms participating in their new Nitrogen Use ...Read more...
- May 26, 2015
On Friday, May 22 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...
- May 26, 2015
Big Muddy, developed by the Friendly Valley 4-H Club, was chosen as the winner of the Cedar Crest Ice Cream 4-H Flavor Contest. Selected as the winner from the field of five finalists, the Big Muddy will be available statewide in time to celebrate June Dairy Month. The winning flavor features dark chocolate flavored ice cream ...Read more...
Bryce Henning, a fifth grade student from Barron, is the statewide winner of the Ag in the Classroom essay contest. Wisconsin fourth and fifth graders were asked to write ...Read full story.
On Friday, May 22 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 ...Read full story.
Collegiate Farm Bureau at UW-Madison elected new officers for the upcoming school year at its annual banquet on Tuesday, May 5 at the University Club on the University of ...Read full story.
Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom Awards Thousands to Schools and Organizations to Fund Ag Literacy Projects
The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation’s Ag in the Classroom program has awarded 18 matching grants to Wisconsin schools and organizations to expand agricultural literacy. The grants, totaling more than ...Read full story.
The Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee took the following actions today regarding the state’s 2015-17 biennial budget. Producer-Led Watershed Grants Wisconsin farmers continue to address nonpoint source pollution by implementing best management ...Read full story.