Adventures in Agriculture

April 25, 2018

As soon as I could walk, I found myself outside in the barns, working alongside my dad on our family’s dairy farm. Some of my favorite childhood memories involve the farm. From learning to drive a tractor in the bumpy fields behind the house to handing my dad towels in...

April 25, 2018

From high heels to farm fields

Hello everyone! My name is Kaitlyn Riley, and I am a 71st Alice in Dairyland Top Candidate. Although I am a writer, my adventure in agriculture is told better by the shoes on my feet than words on paper. I grew up among the 96 percent of...

April 25, 2018

Adventure is right here in Adams County!

Eating raspberries as fast as I could pick them. Catching and trying to get farm kittens to love me. Playing cops and robbers the night before my FFA chapter hosts “Day at the Farm” at my friend’s dairy farm. Being excited to sha...

April 25, 2018

“Every adventure requires a first step.” – Cheshire Cat, Alice in Wonderland


Howdy folks!  My name is Alexus Grossbier, and I am from Elk Mound, Wisconsin, located in Dunn County.  Ever since I can remember, I was surrounded by and grew to love animals and...

April 25, 2018

My Adventure in Agriculture - One of the lucky ones

I’m one of those lucky kids who got to grow up on a family farm in Wisconsin. I learned how to work and how to love and appreciate agriculture. I also learned how to add a little extra spunk into everyday life alongsid...

April 25, 2018

Learn more about the 2018 Alice in Dairyland Top Candidates by reading their introductory blog post. This is one of many evaluated writing assignments given to the Top Candidates for their final interviews!

April 16, 2018

It’s more than just a field of corn.  It goes beyond the feed fed to our livestock.  And it’s providing more than just fuel in our tanks. Ethanol production here in Wisconsin supplies us with a renewable fuel source, reduces emissions in the air, and most importantly,...

April 1, 2018

Prepare for this salad to knock your socks off and get you ready for flip-flops. Best. Salad. Ever.

  • 12 ounces salad greens (spring mix)

  • ½ cup dried Wisconsin cranberries

  • ½ cup pecan halves

  • 6 ounces Wisconsin blue cheese

  • 2 whole apples (cored and...

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