Dairy farming

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Farmers warn of high milk prices without farm bill

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Dairy farmers expressed frustration this week with Congress’ failure to pass a farm bill, saying the uncertainty made it hard to do business and some could go under without changes to the […]

06/28/2013

Farm mapper video from Scott Heiberger posted on YouTube.

Wis. farmers, firefighters partner on hazards maps

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Without even thinking, Joe Ortner rattles off a list of items on his family’s dairy farm that could kill you: 1,000 gallons of diesel, 500 gallons of gas, cleaning chemicals in the […]

05/25/2013

Wisconsin still leads nation in cheese production

(AP) – There’s a reason Wisconsin is called the cheese capital of America. The Badger State produced 227 million pounds of cheese in June. That was one-fourth of the nation’s cheese production that month, and […]

08/21/2012

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