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Accepting Applications For Alice in Dairyland

No Comments 17 November 2014

Are you interesting in becoming Alice In Dairyland in Wisconsin? Applications are now being taken from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. You could be the 68th Alice in Dairyland. Application period open for Alice in Dairyland candidates Release Date:  Nov. 17, 2014 MADISON – Wanted: A communications professional who is willing [...]

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Mooooo, Illinois: World’s Tallest Cow

No Comments 16 October 2014

It’s one thing to own a cow as your pet. It’s nother thing that your pet cow is the tallest in the world. Hanson received an email in mid-August saying Blosom had been named the world’s tallest cow. She sought the record after veterinarians and the cow’s foot trimmer constantly noted the 2,000-pound animal’s large [...]

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Wisconsin Farm Technology Days, August 12 – 14th

No Comments 12 August 2014

It’s that time of year for Wisconsin’s Farm Progress Days. This years location is in Portage County. The Wisconsin Farm Technology Days is the largest agricultural show in Wisconsin and one of the largest in the nation. The three-day outdoor event showcases the latest improvements in production agriculture, including many practical applications of recent research [...]

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Indiana Farmer Rescued From Grain Bin

No Comments 07 August 2014

An 81 year old farmer from Southwest Indiana is lucky to be alive today. With some quick thinking from his family he is alive today after falling into a corn grain bin. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An 81-year-old Indiana farmer survived the crushing grip of an avalanche of corn inside a grain bin in part because [...]

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ATV/UTV: Jackson County DNR Safety Check July 25-27

No Comments 23 July 2014

Anyone riding the ATV/UTV trails this weekend in Jackson County? Looking for a free map? Wondering if your machine passes legal requirements for exhaust system and engine sound checks? Looking to meet other great people who ride the trails? The Wis. DNR will be at Oasis at Black River Falls just off the Interstate to [...]

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Pork Prices Could Rise In 1st Half Of 2014

No Comments 02 January 2014

This is  little dated but it still can tell the future for pork prices in 2014. Even though feed costs are coming down the problems with porcine virus in pigs has hit a lot of producers. will pork prices go up in 2014? Time will tell. Pork market prices are expected to rise in 2014 Ashley [...]

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Milk Cheaper Than Water In Australia

No Comments 18 December 2013

And you think farmers in this country have it bad! Milk is now cheaper than water. Dairy farmers deserve better In South West Victoria, 21% of farms run at an absolute loss. Australian farmers are facing a huge crisis and some have to cull their herds and sell their farms –the system needs to change [...]

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Milwaukee To Host Wisconsin Local Food Summit

No Comments 12 December 2013

From the WI Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection December 11, 2013 MADISON – The 8th Annual Wisconsin Local Food Summit will be hosted in Milwaukee in 2014. The theme of the event, to be held on Friday, January 31 and Saturday, February 1, is “Cultivating our future: Growing connections for resilient Wisconsin food [...]

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Wisconsin Public Road Recommendations For Farm Equipment

No Comments 26 September 2013

From the WI Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Recommendations made on use of farm equipment on public roads Implements of Husbandry Study Group sends report to Wisconsin Legislature Final recommendations on the use of farm equipment on public roads have been submitted to the Wisconsin Legislature for consideration. After analyzing feedback from a [...]

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Madison: Grazing Seminars At World Dairy Expo, 10/4/13

No Comments 13 September 2013

WUPN – From WI Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection DATCP NEWS RELEASE: Expo grazing seminars to include research on alternative supplements Release Date: September 13, 2013 MADISON – Alternative supplements for dairy cows will be one of the topics covered at the grazing seminars at World Dairy Expo on Friday, October 4 in [...]

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