Adventures in Agriculture

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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National Agriculture Week: March 22 - March 28, 2020

National Agriculture Day: March 24, 2020

From America’s Breadbasket to America’s Dairyland, agriculture has truly shaped Wisconsin’s identity. Evidence of our agriculture roots can be seen every Sunday in the fall...

Today marks the final day of National FFA Week 2020. The week-long festivities began last Saturday to celebrate the National FFA Organization. Dating back to 1928, the National FFA brings together high school and middle school students interested in agriculture. Studen...

The short answer? YES! Caring for the environment is an essential part of a farmer’s job, and is a responsibility not taken lightly. A commitment to tend to land, water, and environmental resources is often instilled in a farmer from a very young age, as he or she foll...

No two days in the life as Alice in Dairyland are the same. Each day brings a new adventure in agriculture – whether out on the farm, behind the lens of a TV camera, or on stage in front of an audience. Some days bring early mornings, some bring late nights, and some b...

Each year, Christmastime brings friends and family together from near and far. All across the state, we gather for traditions of baking cookies, visiting Santa, and watching Christmas movies. My family began my favorite Christmas tradition before I can even remember- t...

A true family company, Inthewoods Sugar Bush has been passed down for generations in the Wagner family. Together, their family mixes maple traditions with the latest technology to make their products. Their maple syrup is award winning, and has claimed multiple Best-in...

Inspired by Oprah, and her annual list of Favorite Things, I too have put together a list of my favorite Something Special from Wisconsin ‘things’ this year. The Something Special from Wisconsin program highlights high quality products grown and produced right here in...

For Wisconsin Christmas tree growers, Christmastime comes year-round. Wisconsin Christmas tree growers spend an entire year preparing the perfect tree for you and your family. Care is given to the tree at planting, around weeding, and during pruning and shearing. I joi...

I believe in the future of agriculture. These seven powerful words are the guiding direction for many of Wisconsin’s future agriculturists, and members of the National FFA Organization. Rooted in rich history, the FFA organization has been preparing young leaders for c...

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