Dairyland at a crossroads
The special presentation, "Dairyland at a crossroads" takes an in-depth look at the challenges facing Wisconsin's ag industry and some innovative ways that farmers are staking a claim to the
27 News found Wisconsin has been steadily losing dairy farms over the last 15 years.
MADISON (WKOW) — Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue told a crowd of dairy farmers he blames China for the trade war and suggested struggling farmers might
With its cooler temperatures and plentiful water, Wisconsin for decades has been considered home to the ideal climate for raising cows, but in the past decade warmer more unstable weather systems have put that climate at risk.
Organizers have been busy all week getting ready for Farm Aid 2019 at Alpine Valley, to raise money for farmers and support the struggling industry.
Most farmers face challenges but they’re determined to find solutions to keep their farms running.
For more than a century, Wisconsin has been known as America’s Dairyland, home to more dairy farms than any other state. Still, many farmers aren’t able to make ends meet right now, in a tough market.
Live Interview: Dave Matthews talks about Farm Aid 2019 at Alpine Valley
Watch Farm Aid 2019 live from Alpine Valley, Wisconsin, beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019.
The special presentation, “Dairyland at a crossroads” takes an in-depth look at the challenges facing Wisconsin’s ag industry and some innovative ways that farmers are staking a claim to the future.
Bob Caples of Beloit is the winner from Farm Aid and WKOW-TV for a pair of tickets to Saturday’s Farm Aid Festival at Alpine Valley Music Theatre.
WKOW TV, along with the other Quincy Media TV stations covering Wisconsin, is holding an all-day telethon today to support Farm Aid.
As farms across Wisconsin cope with rising production costs and declining milk prices, many have had to look for other options to keep their dairy operations afloat.