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Farm Director Rick Shields and our staff of writers from across the Midwest will be providing you great kernels of information on everything from seed to feed, from commodity news to sustainability, livestock, crops and more.

  • Wed, jul 16 2014 - 4:30 p.m.

    July Beef Month Important to dairy

    Although Wisconsin is America's Dairyland it actually has more beef operations than dairy farms. According to John Frietag of the Wisconsin Beef Council over the past 25 years the Wisconsin beef industry has nearly doubled its size and while ...

  • Wed, jul 16 2014 - 11:40 a.m.

    5 Tips to Help Ensure You’re Ready to Make Hay When the Sun Shines!

    5 Tips to Help Ensure You're Ready to Make Hay When the Sun Shines! By: Swiderski Equipment The old adage of make hay while the sun shines is true for any project, whether youre mowing 10 acres of land ...

  • Wed, jul 16 2014 - 11:32 a.m.

    Wood Pellet Heating. The economic & environmental benefits.

    Wood Pellet Heating. The economic & environmental benefits. Findings from the Futuremetrics study of the wood pellet industry, December 2013 By Futuremetrics President William Struass, PHD. When people talk about energy, particularly at the federal level, they think of electricity and ...

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