A west-central Wisconsin farmer is not expecting a bin buster this year. James Giese tells Brownfield, ” I don’t think we’re going to have a bumper crop, just a regular, average crop.” James Giese and his father farm about four thousand acres in the Alma Center,... Read More.
Many Wisconsin farmers received some much-needed rain last week. USDA reporters say topsoil moisture is now 72% adequate, but 19% short and 5% very short. Seventy-seven percent of the corn is silking with 20% now in the dough stage. Eighty-seven percent of Wisconsin’s soybeans are... Read More.
A long-time pig breeder and showman is now in the Wisconsin Pork Association’s Hall of Fame. This year’s inductee is the late Robert Ellingson, who was involved in breeding and showing pigs since 1965 on the family farm near Poplar Grove, Illinois, just south... Read More.
Past students of a Wisconsin FFA program are creating a scholarship to honor their longtime agricultural educator. The Spencer FFA Alumni is launching the scholarship to honor Mark Zimmerman, who lost his battle with cancer on June 29th. Zimmerman served the Spencer district as... Read More.
Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Larry Lee will be in West Allis on August 11, 2022 covering the Blue Ribbon Dairy Products Auction at Wisconsin State Fair. ... Blue Ribbon Dairy Products Auction at Wisconsin State Fair
Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Larry Lee will be on the ground in West Allis for the Wisconsin State Fair Governor’s Blue Ribbon Auction on August 10, 2022. ... Wisconsin State Fair Governor’s Blue Ribbon Auction
Wisconsin farmers worked much of last week harvesting small grains and hay. USDA reporters say 95% of the oats have headed and 9% of the crop is now harvested. Winter wheat coloring is at 97% with 26% of the crop now harvested. The second cutting... Read More.
Wisconsin Farm Bureau will soon have a leadership change. Chief Administrative Officer Kim Pakorny announced she will be stepping down on August 10th to pursue an opportunity involving agricultural education in her community. The Farm Bureau board of directors has named President Kevin Krentz... Read More.
The President of Wisconsin Farmers Union is stepping down to take a staff position in the organization. Rick Adamski Rick Adamski announced Thursday he will be the new Government Relations Director. Former president and current vice-president Darin Von Ruden tells Brownfield he was not expecting to... Read More.
Wisconsin farmers say crops are looking good so far in much of the state. Ryan Klusendorf of Medford tells Brownfield he’s bringing in more forage for his dairy herd. “I’m going to be starting second crop hay. It got pushed back a... Read More.
Most Wisconsin farms received at least some welcome rain last week, but many growers would like more. USDA reporters say topsoil moisture is 73% adequate but 21% short with similar subsoil readings. Seventy-seven percent of Wisconsin’s corn is in good to excellent shape with 9%... Read More.
Wisconsin farmers say crops are looking good so far in much of the state. Ryan Klussendorf of Medford tells Brownfield he’s bringing in more forage for his dairy herd. “I’m going to be starting the second crop. It got pushed back a... Read More.