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January 30, 2019
The 2018 Century Farm honorees received certificates during a ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Pierce County Fair. Pictured are members of the Janice and Melvin Fisher, Hilton Fiedler, Heidi and Michael Jacobson and Carol and Bruce Turner families who have all owned their farms for over 150 years. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia
Century and sesquicentennial farmers wanted
January 30, 2019 - 10:00am
January 25, 2019
A proposal to construct a manure processing facility in the town of Pleasant Valley drew a packed room at Thursday, Jan. 24, at the St. Croix County Government Center. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
$55M St. Croix County manure facility project raises stink among residents
January 25, 2019 - 11:46am
January 11, 2019
Michael Travis
Mike Travis named Agriculture Educator in Pierce County
January 11, 2019 - 1:16pm
December 29, 2018
Two cows show off their ear tags that have names typed on them. Rachel Helgeson / RiverTown Multimedia
Top 10: Pierce County dairy farmers face a difficult year
December 29, 2018 - 5:00am
November 1, 2018
Kara O'Connor
Wisconsin Farmer's Union column: Farmers are a cog in the wheel
November 1, 2018 - 8:00pm
October 23, 2018
Photo: (from left) Pete Vanderwielen, third place, 1,944 pounds, Sherwood, Wis.; Pete Midthun, first place, 2,091 pounds, New Richmond; Chris and Amber Stevens, second place, 1,963 pounds, New Richmond. Submitted phoyo
Top 10 giant pumpkins set world record
October 23, 2018 - 7:18am
October 22, 2018
4-H junior dairy judge team members who attended the Pierce County Dairy Banquet posed for a photo Thursday, Oct. 18. Pictured are (from left) Bryce Mark, Braeden Bechel, Ava Kolodzinski, Ty Mader, Collin Hague. David Clarey / RiverTown Multimedia.
The Pierce County dairy banquet turns 68
October 22, 2018 - 8:37pm
October 17, 2018
Little Tillia Browne, with parents Ryan Browne and Lindsey Baris (right) is shown at Rising Sun Farm and Orchard, formerly Rising Sun Farm and White Pine Orchard. Browne and Baris took over White Pine Orchard this year, and united it with Rising Sun Farm. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia.
Local family brings together farm, orchard into one business
October 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
October 15, 2018
Pierce County Dairy Promotion Committee Chair Peter Kimball gives a speech about the UW-Extension program during the Pierce County Dairy Banquet Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 in Elmwood. File photo
Dairy banquet to be held Oct. 18
October 15, 2018 - 1:07pm
September 19, 2018
Farmers for America will be shown Saturday, Sept. 22 as part of Spring Valley Dam Days. Submitted image
Dam Days film screening aims to shine a light on farmers
September 19, 2018 - 10:00am
September 5, 2018
Jim Harsdorf's cows feeding inside a temperature-regulated facility. Rachel Helgeson / RiverTown Multimedia
What's going down in west central Wisconsin's dairy industry
September 5, 2018 - 5:00am
August 2, 2018
Ted Galaty has been operating his haunted house experience, Fright Farm, at Willow's Keep Farm outside of Zumbrota on Highway 52 since 2015. Now, Galaty has planted four acres worth of hemp to start a hemp maze. Previously, Fright Farm had a corn maze, but Galaty wanted to try something new and educate people on the benefits of hemp. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
This hemp won't get you high
August 2, 2018 - 5:00am
July 24, 2018
Norman Erickson inspects one of his many hazelnut bushes on his farm, Hazelnut Valley Farm in Lake City. Matthew Lambert / RiverTown Multimedia
Slightly nutty: Hazelnut Valley Farm grows healthy, delicious hazelnuts
July 24, 2018 - 6:00am
July 2, 2018
DATCP Secretary Sheila Harsdorf and Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery CEO Paul Bauer (left) pose with other representatives during the Wisconsin Cheese Day celebration on June 25. Zach Dwyer / RiverTown Multimedia
State representatives celebrate local impact of cheese industry
July 2, 2018 - 7:33pm
May 19, 2018
Tina Vanasse, owner of a Spring Valley farm said the mom of their albino calf is a shorthorn cross and offers her own unique color. Sara Tischauser / RiverTown Multimedia
April snow helped camouflage albino calf
May 19, 2018 - 7:00pm
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