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Precision farming promotes more responsible management

An ag technology specialist says farmers are quickly adopting digital solutions to stay ahead of potential farm management regulations. Ryan DeMorrow, Great Lakes Technology Specialist with Wilbur-Ellis, points to work underway in the Western Lake Erie Basin. “Using topsoil mapping, getting a better idea of what... Read More.

Organic farmer finds success in smaller-scale lean farming

An Indiana farmer is using the Toyota lean business model to make his small organic produce farm more profitable.  Ben Hartman and his family grow produce for nearby retail and private customers near Goshen, Indiana.  For the past 16 years, he has made... Read More.

Wisconsin considers pro farming bill

The Wisconsin Legislature is considering a bill that would prohibit local governments from adopting animal regulations in areas zoned for agricultural use that are more restrictive than the state law.  It is Assembly Bill 957, commonly known as the Protect our Farmers Act. Attorney... Read More.