The spot market for dairy commodities on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange was relatively quiet through Wednesday of this week but the Class III milk futures for nearby months were in red ink territory during the mid-week trading session.
Farm-raised deer owners from across Wisconsin who are interested in becoming certified to collect the tissues needed for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) testing can receive training on June 27, 1 p.m., at the Hancock Ag Research Station.
Minnesota has recorded its first case of anthrax in a cow since 2008.
Carrie Jo Leum has accepted the position of project specialist at World Dairy Expo, Madison.
Sassy Cow Creamery, an ice cream, fresh milk and farmstead cheesemaking facility located between Sun Prairie and Columbus, will mark its five-year anniversary with a fun and action-packed open house on June 29 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
The month of June is officially Great Outdoors Month in Wisconsin, under a proclamation Gov. Scott Walker signed May 28.
Agriculture officials have revoked the permit of a dairy plant in northern Iowa because of food safety concerns.
A third-generation Iowa farmer is fighting to keep a highway reconstruction project away from his land.
The latest player in upstate New York's yogurt boom is set to officially open.
Modernization and consolidation in the dairy industry has become a fact of life as families strive to find ways to succeed producing milk. The trend that is happening in the dairy cattle industry is also occurring among dairy goat producers.
A commentary by Darin Von Ruden, Westby, President of the Wisconsin Farmers Union.
A commentary by Jerry Kozak, President and CEO, National Milk Producers Federation.
Last month, the Senate and House Ag Committees passed their versions of the farm bill.
At one time, Wisconsin was the home to well over a hundred thousand traditional dairy barns - the typical red, two-story stanchion barn that so many dairy farmers grew up with. As dairy herds consolidated, the barns were converted to other uses, were torn down, simply fell down or in many cases still remain empty with sagging roofs and crumbling foundations.
A three-judge panel at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled Monday (June 10) that a group of organic and otherwise non-GMO farmer and seed company plaintiffs are not entitled to bring a lawsuit to protect themselves from Monsanto's transgenic seed patents.
Low-income Illinois families can receive twice the dollar value when they use their LINK card at farmers markets this season.