Adventures in Agriculture

How has a year come and gone? I can remember standing on stage in Brown County for the

70th Alice in Dairyland Finals filled with emotion. My stomach twisted with nerves, and although I did not walk away as Alice, I stepped forward hopeful of bettering myself to become...

In Wisconsin, we keep cheese close to our heads and our hearts. Whether it is top of mind for a snack, or it reminds us of friends and family working in the dairy industry, cheese brings pride to America’s Dairyland.

As my days left as Alice draw to a close, I cannot th...

Greetings from rural Crawford County! I am Sarah Achenbach, and my love of agriculture is rooted in my upbringing on a small, diversified farm in southwest corner of our state. Growing up on a farm, I learned about the hard work and dedication it takes to bring our Wis...

Greetings! I am Tess Zettle, and it is a dream come true to represent five generations of agriculture as a Top Candidate for the 72nd Alice in Dairyland.

Being outside enjoying the fresh air, watching and playing with baby calves, or going for a tractor ride with my gra...

Signs of spring are sprouting everywhere. Warmer temperatures have me reminiscing about summer days, fairs and festivals. In Wisconsin, we never shy away from the chance to celebrate an industry or tradition. Just look at June Dairy Month! Although my June was packed w...

“How many of you come from a farm?” I always ask this question when speaking with elementary students. Occasionally, one or two students will raise their hands. More often, they tell me stories of visiting their grandparents’ farms on weekends or holidays.  

Our state i...

Wisconsin has much to be proud of from our diverse agriculture industry to fruitful businesses. One of the best parts of my job as Alice is to share the success stories of those who provide food, fuel and fiber for the world. Those tales are becoming more prominent as...

“If only it was that easy.” How many time have you caught yourself thinking or saying that when facing a challenge? Of course, our Wisconsin farmers and processors always have unique obstacles. Weather, technology, market prices, crop yields and animal health create co...

We are in the month of love, and it is no coincidence February is also widely recognized as American Heart Month. Cards, chocolate and flowers are all sweet ways to tell someone you care, but cranberries go straight to the heart. More than just a holiday side dish, tho...

It is hard to believe we are more than two weeks into 2019. Every year, I make a resolution to learn something new. Being Alice in Dairyland certainly helps as I constantly have the opportunity to network with agribusinesses leaders in a variety of industries. Coming f...

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