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April 19, 2013
Budget provision allowing foreigners to buy more Wisconsin land scrutinized by Dems
A group of senate Democrats wants to hear from the public on a provision in the budget that would allow foreigners greater opportunity to buy up Wisconsin land. Wisconsin law does not allow foreign investors to buy more than 640 acres of state land. But a provision in the state's...
April 19, 2013 - 8:41am
April 12, 2013
Rain ends drought in parts of Wisconsin
While heavy rain and snow soak most of Wisconsin, the dark storm clouds do bring a silver lining. Virtually all of southern and southeastern Wisconsin is technically no longer in a drought. Stephen Hentz, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sullivan, says the current...
April 12, 2013 - 10:28am
April 11, 2013
GOP Rep. wants food assistance program to exclude more junk food
Several Wisconsin food and beverage industry groups are criticizing an Assembly bill that would require residents on food assistance to buy mostly nutritious food. More than 800,000 Wisconsinites depend on the FoodShare program. But Assembly Republican Dean Kaufert of Neenah says...
April 11, 2013 - 8:47am
April 4, 2013
Horses, steers, wildlife: All in a day's work for a conservation engineer in the Northwoods
EDITOR'S NOTE: This story is one of a series of feature stories highlighting DATCP employees and the programs they work in. MADISON - Imagine a woman standing on top of her pickup truck somewhere north of the middle of nowhere, trying to get phone reception so she can call for...
April 4, 2013 - 10:15am
April 2, 2013
New Zealand drought could be boon for Wisconsin dairy farmers
Wisconsin dairy producers are in an unusual position: While still recovering from last year's drought, they could benefit from a country facing similar conditions. New Zealand's situation is a lot like what the Badger State saw last summer. The heat and dry weather have devastated...
April 2, 2013 - 8:48am
March 29, 2013
DNR says phosphorus seriously affecting Wisconsin waters
DNR Secretary Cathy Stepp says the state is taking seriously the issue of phosphorus pollution in rivers and streams. The EPA released a study this week that concludes 55 percent of the river and stream miles in the U.S. are in poor condition for aquatic life. The figure for Wisconsin...
March 29, 2013 - 9:18am
March 27, 2013
Methods for housing, tracking sex offenders under scrutiny
State legislators are looking for ways to save money by improving Wisconsin's system for housing and monitoring released sex offenders. The joint legislative audit committee plans to investigate the cost of housing released sex offenders and tracking their whereabouts.
March 27, 2013 - 8:59am
March 26, 2013
USDA may add more details to meat product labels
Consumers could soon know a lot more about where their meat comes from: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is considering adding more information to product labels. Right now, a Country of Origin Label (COOL) does not give consumers a lot of information -- only where the...
March 26, 2013 - 8:29am
March 22, 2013
Forecast predicts wet spring for Midwest
Federal officials say odds favor a wetter-than-normal spring over the Great Lakes region. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has just issued its weather outlook for the next three months. The NOAA says drought will continue or expand in the west and south,...
March 22, 2013 - 8:55am
March 6, 2013
The rest of us might grumble, but farmers appreciate late-winter snowfall
Yesterday's snowfall is good news for farmers, but it will not work as a long-term cure for the state's thirsty soil. As Wisconsin residents dig out from another late season snowstorm, a significant slice of the population sees it as good news.
March 6, 2013 - 9:16am
February 28, 2013
What is it that makes a place 'rural?'
For the first time in its history, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is looking to clearly define what it considers to be "rural." Currently, the USDA's definition adapts to individual programs.
February 28, 2013 - 8:23am
February 8, 2013
Increased Japanese demand for beef helps Wisconsin farmers
Japan is buying more American beef. Experts say that's good news for Wisconsin cattle farmers who are enduring one of the industry's toughest periods. For more than a decade, Japan only accepted American beef from cattle that were no more than 20 months old, out of concern that older...
February 8, 2013 - 10:41am
January 25, 2013
Farming for Profit Series -- Fresh Market Vegetable Production
The third annual Farming for Profit Series this year will cover fresh market vegetable production. The sessions run 6:30-Monday nights from 6:30-9 p.m. Jan. 28 to March 4.
January 25, 2013 - 9:28am
January 23, 2013
FSA rules change for tax season
Wisconsin Farm Service Agency reminds producers receiving less than $600 will no longer receive IRS Form 1099-G, Report of Payments to Producers, or IRS Form 1099-MISC. In past years, IRS Forms 1099-G would be issued to show all program payments received from the Farm Service Agency,...
January 23, 2013 - 7:00am
January 21, 2013
Cases of milk to be trucked to Superior for those in need
The closing of a Waukesha dairy processing plant earlier this month left 110 employees out of work. But it will bring a small windfall to Superior, thanks to the work of the Milwaukee-based Hunger Task Force. A truck filled with 10 pallets of milk -- about 700 cases -- is slated...
January 21, 2013 - 2:28pm