farming

$10M targeted to clean county lakes, streams

Funding will go to strategies focused on cleaning Yahara chain of lakes

Dane County's 2015 budget will represent a big financial commitment to clean lakes and streams in the area. It is also a budget that reflects a growing cooperative effort among government leaders, environmental groups and farmers to solve the problem.

Report: Canned sweet corn big business in Wis.

New report shows processed sweet corn contributes $130M, hundreds of jobs to Wisconsin economy

A new report from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater says growing and processing sweet corn contributes $130 million to the Wisconsin economy each year.

Report: Canned sweet corn big business in Wis.

New report shows processed sweet corn contributes $130M, hundreds of jobs to Wisconsin economy

A new report from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater says growing and processing sweet corn contributes $130 million to the Wisconsin economy each year.

Report: Canned sweet corn big business in Wis.

New report shows processed sweet corn contributes $130M, hundreds of jobs to Wisconsin economy

A new report from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater says growing and processing sweet corn contributes $130 million to the Wisconsin economy each year.

Signup for farm conservation program ends Friday

Program provides financial and technical help to eligible farmers

The voluntary program provides financial and technical help to eligible farmers and ranchers who conserve and enhance soil, water, air and related natural resources on their land.

Soybean harvest down from drought

Early harvest bringing low yield for most

It's an early harvest for soybean growers, and while some are happy to beat the first freeze, others are losing out on about a third of their yield.

Soybean harvest down from drought

Early harvest bringing low yield for most

It's an early harvest for soybean growers, and while some are happy to beat the first freeze, others are losing out on about a third of their yield.

Drought area remains in central, southern Wisconsin

Stubborn drought maintains grip on most of U.S.

A weekly update on U.S. drought conditions shows the nation's worst drought in decades slightly worsened in the lower 48 states with the Midwest corn harvest in full swing.

Drought area remains in central, southern Wisconsin

Stubborn drought maintains grip on most of U.S.

A weekly update on U.S. drought conditions shows the nation's worst drought in decades slightly worsened in the lower 48 states with the Midwest corn harvest in full swing.

Some fall crops survived drought

Emergency measures taken in summer paid off for some

While some farmers suffered from the summer drought, others say their pumpkin and corn maze crops are looking good.

Some fall crops survived drought

Emergency measures taken in summer paid off for some

While some farmers suffered from the summer drought, others say their pumpkin and corn maze crops are looking good.

Wild rice crop not looking great in Wis., Minn.

Weather caused some problems

The wild rice beds in northern Wisconsin are nearly ready for harvest. But, aerial surveys by agricultural observers show the wild rice crop isn't looking that great.

Wild rice crop not looking great in Wis., Minn.

Weather caused some problems

The wild rice beds in northern Wisconsin are nearly ready for harvest. But, aerial surveys by agricultural observers show the wild rice crop isn't looking that great.

Extreme heat cuts milk production

Farmer: milk production has dropped 15-25 percent

Dairy farmers in Wisconsin are trying to keep their herds cool in this extreme heat in order to sustain milk production.

Extreme heat cuts milk production

Farmer: milk production has dropped 15-25 percent

Dairy farmers in Wisconsin are trying to keep their herds cool in this extreme heat in order to sustain milk production.