Adventures in Agriculture

Hidden just below the soil’s surface in Marathon and surrounding counties lies an international gem. Grown for generations in the central part of the state, American ginseng roots have been cultivated in Wisconsin for more than 100 years. Each ginseng root grown in the...

Before I ran for Alice in Dairyland, I had little idea of what ginseng was, how it was grown, or what it even looked like! Fast forward to today, after touring several ginseng operations in Wisconsin, I have discovered how important this small root is to our agricultur...

Today’s farmers are continually innovating when it comes to new methods of growing and raising our food supply. Aquaponics, a process which allows producers to raise and grow both a protein and vegetable crop simultaneously, has seen an increase in popularity.

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