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Fischers hosting Grant County Dairy Breakfast

"The whole idea behind this, in the simplest terms, is getting people to come out to the farm."

June 08, 2017 | David Timmerman | Agriculture


CEO of Facebook visits farm in Blanchardville

It's not every day that a man worth $60 billion sits down at your dinner table. But that is what happened to the Gant family in rural Blanchardville on Sunday, April 29.

May 05, 2017 | Kayla Barnes | Agriculture


Lafayette County Livestock looks at new fairgrounds

DARLINGTON - A meeting to explore the possibility, interest, options or opportunities of replacing the current Lafayette County Fairgrounds on Hwy. 81 in Darlington, with a new fairgrounds, at a different location was discussed at Bridges Restaurant, Wednesday, April 26, 2017.

May 05, 2017 | Brian Lund | Agriculture


County updating Farming Preseration Plan

The Crawford County Farmland Preservation Plan (FPP) and map are currently moving toward an update.

May 03, 2017 | By GILLIAN POMPLUN | Agriculture


Sensitive areas, fish and beavers are some of the topics considered

Meetings of the Wisconsin Conservation Congress (WCC) were held in each county of the state on Monday, April 10.

April 27, 2017 | By GILLIAN POMPLUN | Agriculture


Pasture walk season is about to kick off

The 2017 season of pasture walk and facilitated discussion series is about to kick off.

April 26, 2017 | | Agriculture


Field day focuses on cover crops

Forty local farmers attended a cover crop field day held at Swede Knutson's farm in rural Ferryville on Friday, April 7.

April 19, 2017 | By GILLIAN POMPLUN | Agriculture


At the mill wheel grinding

Read about an ag success story in the April 13, 2017 issue of The Richland Observer.

April 12, 2017 | Dawn Kiefer | Agriculture


Nutrient recycling

With the protection of natural resources in mind, manure composting is taking root in Wisconsin.

April 06, 2017 | Dena Harris | Agriculture


Kuster shows the internet ‘How Farms Work’

"I couldn't imagine doing anything else."

April 05, 2017 | David Timmerman | Agriculture


Sale attracts hundreds of buyers

Riley Bros. Angus held their Fifth Annual Angus Bull Sale on Sat., Feb. 18 at their facility on R & K Road in Darlington. This sale is one of the cattle industries top bull sales in the Midwest, attracting hundreds of bidders from all over the Midwest.

February 22, 2017 | | Agriculture


Grow milkweed plants: save butterfly population

Read about Lon Arbegust's successful project in the July 14 issue of the Richland Observer.

July 13, 2016 | By Lon Arbegust | Agriculture


Rare twin horses born in Gratiot

Teri Johnson thought she knew what she was getting into when the pregnant Gypsy Cob mare she imported from Liphook, United Kingdom finally arrived at her High Horse Gypsies farm outside of Gratiot on May 17. But once June 6 rolled around and the mare delivered in the early morning, Johnson was surprised to see two foals instead of just one.

July 07, 2016 | Kayla Barnes | Agriculture


Duren’s Father’s Day wish fulfilled

Doug Duren of Madison, who frequently visits the family farm in rural Cazenovia, states the following. "My daughter Eleanor Duren asked me what I wanted for Father's Day. I said, a clean barn!" She is shown fulfilling his wish.

June 22, 2016 | | Agriculture


Program June 3 highlights women livestock farmers

DODGEVILLE - A network of experienced female farmers is hosting a workshop to offer support to beginning livestock farmers in Southwest Wisconsin.

May 22, 2016 | | Agriculture


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Rabbits and Gary Bird together since he was a Muscoda teenager

Rabbits have been part of Gary Bird's life seemingly forever. He recalls his mother taking him to a rabbit show and he successfully begged ...

August 03, 2017 | Wendell Smith Muscoda Progressive | Agriculture


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