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REPLEVIN SUMMONS: Santander v. Harold H. Cushman II; Case No. 17-SC-474
TOWN OF ISABELLE: 11/20/17 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 11/16/17 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
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VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 10/2/17 Board Meeting Minutes
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February 21, 2013
Study may prompt FDA to crack down on raw milk cheese-making
A national study has Wisconsin cheese-makers wondering if Washington will clamp down on products made from raw milk. The Food-and-Drug Administration...
February 21, 2013 - 10:39am
February 19, 2013
Regional weather round-up: Winter watch and wind chill advisories all across Minnesota
A winter storm watch and a wind chill advisory are in place across wide portions of Minnesota today affecting dozens of counties. The wintry...
February 19, 2013 - 8:57am
February 18, 2013
More U.S. cheese going overseas
More of our cheese is going overseas. The Foreign Ag. Service said a record 573-million pounds of U.S. cheese was exported last year. The total...
February 18, 2013 - 11:32am
February 17, 2013
USDA to open sign-up period for CRP this May
WASHINGTON D.C. - The USDA says it will open a four-week sign-up period for the Conservation Reserve Program next May. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the program played a vital role in last summer's drought, protecting sensitive land from erosion while emergency haying and...
February 17, 2013 - 11:30am
February 7, 2013
Healthy alternative from Ellsworth creamery now in dairy cases
Healthy alternative from creamery now in dairy cases By Bill Kirk There's good news for cheese lovers who want their favorite dairy food to...
February 7, 2013 - 4:50pm
February 6, 2013
Farm safety course in March
RIVER FALLS--The Center for Dairy Farm Safety (CDFS) will offer a Dairy Farm Safety Short Course to dairy producers at the Government Center...
February 6, 2013 - 12:47pm
February 5, 2013
State Business Roundup: Echo Lake Foods decides to rebuild
BURLINGTON - The mayor of Burlington says Echo Lake Foods has decided to re-build, after a fire last week that destroyed the plant's production area. Bob Miller tells Milwaukee TV station WTMJ it would have been very costly for the company to move elsewhere - especially because...
February 5, 2013 - 10:34am
January 28, 2013
Immigration reform an issue to watch in Wisconsin on dairy farms
Immigration reform is high on President Obama's agenda for this year. And Wisconsin's dairy industry is joining a national push to let foreign workers stay on farms year-round, and pursue permanent jobs in whatever fields they choose. The American Farm Bureau and the National Milk...
January 28, 2013 - 9:20am
January 24, 2013
Evening State News Briefs: Forecasts are for a good year for dairy farmers in 2013
Agriculture experts say milk prices are expected to go up, which feed prices go down. That means Wisconsin dairy farmers are in for a pretty...
January 24, 2013 - 5:56pm
Beef prices expected to increase, says UW-RF ag economist
Beef will cost more than you might expect this year, as shoppers pay for the effects of last year's drought. U-W River Falls agricultural economist Brenda Boetel told a forum in Madison yesterday that a five-dollar pound of beef could rise by up to 20-cents during the year. That's...
January 24, 2013 - 10:10am
January 16, 2013
Food pantries starting to receive products from shutdown Golden Guernsey plant
WAUKESHA - Food pantries in southern Wisconsin are starting to receive milk that was left behind when the Golden Guernsey dairy plant in Waukesha closed on January 5th. A court-appointed trustee who's handling the firm's bankruptcy petition agreed to release thousands of gallons...
January 16, 2013 - 10:16am
January 7, 2013
Dairy plant closes in Waukesha putting schools at risk for getting milk
Hundreds of schools in southeast Wisconsin have to find a new milk supplier, after the Golden Guernsey dairy plant in Waukesha suddenly closed during the weekend. Media reports said workers were told Friday night not to show up for work on Saturday. A state workforce development spokesman...
January 7, 2013 - 9:49am
January 6, 2013
Winter farmer's markets growing in popularity
RED WING - The number of indoor farmers markets in the United States has increased by nearly 50 percent since 2011, the United States Department...
January 6, 2013 - 12:03pm
Sunday State News Briefs: Dairy plant in Waukesha closes its doors
WAUKESHA - Golden Guernsey dairy plant in Waukesha closed its doors Saturday for unknown reasons. The plant provides milk for stores and schools through much of southeastern Wisconsin. Employees for the Saturday shift showed up as per usual but were told to go home as the plant was...
January 6, 2013 - 11:04am
December 31, 2012
Farm bill could come up for vote today
WASHINGTON D.C. - A proposed extension of federal farm programs could come up for a vote today in Congress. House and Senate Agriculture Committee leaders from both parties have announced a one-year extension of the 2008 farm bill that expired three months ago. House Republicans...
December 31, 2012 - 12:47pm