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March 13, 2019
Snowfalls have reached some records this winter in some areas requiring extra efforts from farmers and wildlife to get on with everyday life. Michael Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Season of 'snowmageddon' and its effects on farmers and animals
March 13, 2019 - 8:00am
February 22, 2019
Wisconsin roundup: Speaker Vos says decriminalization blunts likelihood of larger pot proposal; more state news stories
February 22, 2019 - 9:22am
February 20, 2019
UW-River Falls students Carley Buetow and Kaylee DeRuyter helped launch the Association of Women in Agriculture's new "Featured Farms" program on campus. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
Agri-advocacy, awareness focus of UW-River Falls women's group effort
February 20, 2019 - 9:59am
December 13, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Farm bill offers Wis. farmers ‘a little bit more certainty’; more state news stories
December 13, 2018 - 9:21am
October 12, 2018
Wisconsin roundup: Wet weather ruins harvest for some Wis. farmers; more state news stories
October 12, 2018 - 2:31pm
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
August 14, 2018
The Johnson family will host the 37th annual St. Croix County Farm-City Day Saturday, Aug. 18. Submitted photo
Johnson Dairy will host 2018 Farm-City Day
August 14, 2018 - 4:00pm
July 25, 2018
U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson says he is "very exasperated" with the nation’s current trade policies. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: U.S. Sen. Johnson bemoans ‘Soviet type of economy’; more state news stories
July 25, 2018 - 8:35am
December 1, 2017
Jim Meyer's shed caught fire before he had finished harvest. All of his farming equipment was destroyed in the blaze. Photo courtesy of Jim Meyer
Help at harvest: Neighbors aid Castle Rock farmer after he loses equipment in fire
December 1, 2017 - 8:00am
October 31, 2017
The Wisconsin Senate is scheduled to act on a number of bills Tuesday, including a year round season for woodchucks. File photo
Wisconsin roundup: State Senate to consider year-round woodchuck hunting; more state news stories
October 31, 2017 - 9:41am
October 14, 2017
State Rep., Erin Murphy, met with members of the Minnesota Corn Growers Association, including farm owner Les Anderson in Cannon Falls on Friday, Oct. 13. Kit Murray / RiverTown Multimedia
The race is on: Gubernatorial candidates visit with local farmers
October 14, 2017 - 5:51pm
October 10, 2017
Chuck Schwartau, regional director at the University of Minnesota Extension program in Rochester, will officially be retired at the end of the month. The one thing he wont miss? The drive from Goodhue to Rochester. Kit Murray / RiverTown Multimedia
Leaving behind a legacy: U of M regional director Schwartau retires
October 10, 2017 - 6:00am
October 8, 2017
Rather than expensive machinery, dairy grazier Joseph Tomandl III relies on mobile fencing to usher cows into the appropriate sections of pasture to graze. His Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship, a nation-wide initiation, trains potential farmers to establish their own grazing operation. John R. Russett / RiverTown Multimedia
A dairy road diverges: Grazing model offers alternative to industrial farming
October 8, 2017 - 8:09pm
August 25, 2017
Evan Johnson, 2, and Levi Johnson, 3 (right) had a blast in the corn "sandbox" at St. Croix County Farm City Day Saturday, Aug. 20 at Trim-Bel Dairy near Spring Valley. The Johnson boys were visiting their Harsdorf relatives. They reside in Sparta. Sarah Nigbor / RiverTown Multimedia
PHOTOS: A visit to the farm
August 25, 2017 - 12:00pm
August 16, 2017
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources lists more than 250 CAFOs across the state, up from fewer than 50 in the mid-'90s. The vast majority of those farms are dairy operations. File photo
Dairy group sues Wisconsin DNR over pollution discharge rules
August 16, 2017 - 6:00am
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