BLAIR, Wis. - It is a battle he has been fighting for four years. Lee Nelson, who milks 165 cows with his daughter, Beth, on his farm near Blair, Wis., sat in on several open houses of the American Transmission Company (ATC), as they discussed a proposed Badger Coulee Transmission Line Project: a 180-mile, 345-kilovolt transmission line running from a substation near Holmen, Wis., to northern Dane County. Monday, April 24, 2017
ALMA CENTER, Wis. - With devastation across acres of Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas in the wake of ongoing wildfires, an outpouring of support has continued to come from across America's agriculture industry.
MENAHGA, Minn. - The brutally cold winter of 2013-14 went down in Minnesota's record books as one of the coldest winters in decades. It also went down in Nick Aho's mind as one he never wanted to experience as a dairy farmer again. Monday, April 24, 2017
PIERZ, Minn. - With the cows fed and the milking units running, Alex Zilka is most likely found looking on his phone - not perusing the Internet, but punching in numbers and estimating figures. Monday, April 24, 2017
LA CRESCENT, Minn. - As the third generation on his family's dairy near La Crescent, Minn., Richard Johnson is proud to have his sons transitioning in as the fourth generation to care for the cows and manage the land; however, if the Johnsons don't find a processor to take their milk by May 1, their family dairy history could come to a halt. Monday, April 24, 2017
PERHAM, Minn. - Jeff Palubicki and his family have always tried to recycle as much as they can on their farm; so, when recycling their agricultural plastics became an option, they were excited. Monday, April 24, 2017
MIDDLETON, Wis. - Ziegler Dairy has been producing milk across five generations for 155 years in Middleton, Wis. As the fourth generation on the farm, Greg Ziegler has witnessed the farm undergo many significant changes as it has grown to 1,350 cows and 1,500 heifers. Monday, April 24, 2017
SAN BUENAVENTURA, Cortes, Honduras - Nestled amongst fields of banana trees and coffee bean plants in Honduras is a pocket of dairy farms that have settled within the mountainous terrain of the Central American country.
FERRYVILLE, Wis. - Wanting to escape the chronic ups and downs of milk prices, Lee and Cheryl Johnson are taking their dairy operation organic. The price farmers are paid for organically produced milk is much more stable. Monday, April 24, 2017
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - Three dairy producers were able to share about how their operations care for their neonatal calves during a producer panel on March 29 titled "New Born Calf Panel: A Look Inside Maternity Operations at Drumgoon Dairy, MoDak Dairy and Plymouth Dairy" during the Central Plains Dairy Expo in Sioux Falls, S.D.