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What's Clucking

While our egg laying enterprise is separate from our CSA, we know that many of you enjoy hearing and seeing the activities.

Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza… 414 more words

An Endangered Species: The Farm Family--You Can Help!

Coming across a petition for or against something happens about as often as gas prices change. OK, maybe not quite that much, but they do pop up quite often. 1,025 more words

Promoting Agriculture

Using Less Water to Grow More Food

Wisconsin’s Central Sands is a unique and bountiful place. Its rain-fed groundwater aquifer feeds one of the nation’s most productive potato and vegetable growing areas. The sandy glacial soils and easily accessible aquifer for irrigation allow Wisconsin to rank in the top three in green beans, peas, sweetcorn and potatoes, which contribute to our diverse and healthy agricultural economy. 632 more words


The great Aussie family dairy farm vs the corporate 10 bagger

With all the gorgeous artworks blu-tacked in pride of place and treats devoured, the kids and I spent much of Mother’s Day together in the great outdoors maintaining fences. 528 more words


Supply management IV: Better than Ever for Canadian Farmers, the Economy and our Consumers

Another article about supply management? Why? It’s quite simple, really: as a member of a Canadian dairy farming family, proudly producing top quality milk for my fellow citizens, I know that supply management’s demise would mean the end of the dairy life that I know and love. 1,218 more words

Dairy Farming

End of Semester Wrap-Up

After this semester (minus two more finals), I can say in absolute confidence that I am in love with my major.  The leadership aspect of Agricultural Education is the perfect fit for me.   506 more words

Young Women’s Song, “Norway Needs a Farmer,” Goes Viral

A group of young women studying agriculture in Norway recently wrote a song supporting small family farms.  Their music video has gone viral on YouTube, where it has been viewed more than 300,000 times.  1,095 more words