- September 26, 2016
Strong production of eggs, pork, beef and dairy have resulted in lower retail prices in grocery stores. That’s the finding of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Marketbasket survey that tracks the average cost of $49 for 16 food items used to prepare one or more meals. The survey items cost 8.2 percent less than one year ago ...Read more...
- September 16, 2016
Grand-View BBBK Dreamer, a 10-year-old Ayrshire bred and developed by Grand-View Ayrshires of Cecil, Wis., has been named the 2016 Wisconsin Cow of the Year. Dreamer will be recognized with this honor during the International Ayrshire Show at this year’s World Dairy Expo. Each year, the Wisconsin Purebred Cattle Association selects a cow to represent her ...Read more...
Statement by Bob Young, Chief Economist, American Farm Bureau Federation, Regarding Bayer-Monsanto MergerSeptember 14, 2016
“Market forces led to deals like the one announced today, but we know that major-company mergers have a profound impact on the tools available to farmers and ranchers, sometimes to their detriment. “This deal between Monsanto and Bayer comes close on the heels of the proposed Dow-DuPont merger. Farm Bureau believes the Department of Justice should ...Read more...
Fifteen emerging agricultural leaders have been selected to participate in the Farm Bureau Institute. The year-long leadership training program’s mission is to develop strong and effective agricultural leaders. “Today’s farmers ...Read full story.
Members of Wisconsin’s farm community expressed strong support for managing the number of gray wolves at the Great Lakes Wolf Summit held in Cumberland, September 15. Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation ...Read full story.
Four individuals have been selected as Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Excellence in Ag finalists and will compete in December for the top honor. The Excellence in Ag award recognizes members of ...Read full story.
Patrick Snyder of Schofield has been endorsed by the Volunteers for Agriculture Committee for the 85th Assembly District. The VFA is the political action arm of the Wisconsin Farm ...Read full story.