What type of dairy farmer would you expect to be more satisfied with life? One who owns a large confinement farm and milks hundreds of cows, or one who milks fewer than 100 cows and relies mostly on family labor? It turns out that both answers are right.
On Sunday, June 10, a couple of dozen intrepid bicyclists will pump up their tires and roll out of the driveway of a farm northwest of Antigo to begin the fourth annual Ride to Farm.
You've heard that eating food grown close to home is good for the environment, family farms, our local economy and your health. But putting local food on your plate can be a challenge if you don't know where to buy it.
Prospective dairy and livestock farmers have until April 1 to apply for admission to the Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.