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Farmers for America will be shown Saturday, Sept. 22 as part of Spring Valley Dam Days. Submitted image
Dam Days film screening aims to shine a light on farmers
13 hours 47 min ago
September 6, 2018
At L&R poultry in Kenyon there are 300 laying hens on the property at all times. Those hens produce 430 dozen eggs per month that are sold to a variety of business and schools. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Photos: Down on the chicken farm
September 6, 2018 - 5:00pm
September 5, 2018
Jim Harsdorf's cows feeding inside a temperature-regulated facility. Rachel Helgeson / RiverTown Multimedia
What's going down in west central Wisconsin's dairy industry
September 5, 2018 - 5:00am
Members of the Rolling Hills 4-H club put on a skit about the emperor's missing hair as part of their 4-H drama presentation on Thursday, July 19, at the St. Croix County Fairgrounds. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia
2018 St. Croix County Fair Results
August 5, 2018 - 3:00pm
August 2, 2018
Ted Galaty has been operating his haunted house experience, Fright Farm, at Willow's Keep Farm outside of Zumbrota on Highway 52 since 2015. Now, Galaty has planted four acres worth of hemp to start a hemp maze. Previously, Fright Farm had a corn maze, but Galaty wanted to try something new and educate people on the benefits of hemp. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
This hemp won't get you high
August 2, 2018 - 5:00am
July 24, 2018
Norman Erickson inspects one of his many hazelnut bushes on his farm, Hazelnut Valley Farm in Lake City. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Slightly nutty: Hazelnut Valley Farm grows healthy, delicious hazelnuts
July 24, 2018 - 6:00am
July 17, 2018
Austin Raymond analyzes cows at Brahmer farms in Spring Valley, Wis., for the St. Croix County dairy judging team's practice. Zach Dwyer / RiverTown Multimedia
Heritage Calf Project allows students to apply their learning
July 17, 2018 - 7:00pm
July 10, 2018
Janssen Hang (center) describes research projects being conducted inside the high tunnel unit at HAFA farm on May 30, 2018.  Steve Gardiner / RiverTown Multimedia
Cooperative helps Hmong farmers
July 10, 2018 - 8:00pm
July 2, 2018
DATCP Secretary Sheila Harsdorf and Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery CEO Paul Bauer (left) pose with other representatives during the Wisconsin Cheese Day celebration on June 25. Zach Dwyer / RiverTown Multimedia
State representatives celebrate local impact of cheese industry
July 2, 2018 - 7:33pm
May 19, 2018
Tina Vanasse, owner of a Spring Valley farm said the mom of their albino calf is a shorthorn cross and offers her own unique color. Sara Tischauser / RiverTown Multimedia
April snow helped camouflage albino calf
May 19, 2018 - 7:00pm
April 5, 2018
Wood's Maple Orchard has been winning awards for their maple syrup for 60 years. Shown holding the awards won over the years are (front row, from left) Jason Wood, Jacob Wood and Steve Wood. (back row) Ed Swenson, Ty Fisher, Corey Norby, Jon Wood and Bert Swenson. Submitted photo
Maple syrup producer uses technology to improve process
April 5, 2018 - 5:32pm
March 29, 2018
Ryan Browne and his wife Lindsey Baris are busy making maple syrup at Rising Sun Farm outside of River Falls. Rising Sun Farm has been in operation for 40 years; Browne and Baris took over from Ryan's dad Roger. Sara Tischauser / RiverTown Multimedia
Maple syrup season has started
March 29, 2018 - 1:17pm
March 13, 2018
Blake Brenner will be opening Brenner Lumber the week of March 12. He is excited to serve the community with a lumberyard since the town has been without a lumberyard for awhile. Pictured (left to right) Kinsley Brenner, Blake Brenner, Rachael Brenner, and Adeline Brenner. Submitted photo
New lumberyard to open in Ellsworth
March 13, 2018 - 5:36pm
January 12, 2018
Charles Conroy, second from right, and his children were recognized at the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair for their farm’s 150 years. Conroy’s farm is in Bay City. Photo courtesy of Wisconsin State Fair
Wisconsin State Fair seeking Century and Sesquicentennial Farm and Home applicants
January 12, 2018 - 8:00am
December 17, 2017
Pierce County Farm Bureau was represented at the 98th Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting and Young Farmer and Agriculturist Conference (from left to right): Tom Benitz, Kevin Knutson, Laura Benitz (holding Kari), Judy Knutson, Leanne Kimball and Peter Kimball. Photos courtesy of the Pierce County Farm Bureau
Pierce County Farm Bureau members attend agriculturist conference
December 17, 2017 - 1:00pm