Adventures in Agriculture

There are many things in life we may take for granted whether it is the technology behind our smartphones or the hours spent ensuring each bite of food we take is safe and wholesome. Last week, I had the chance to appreciate those who work in food safety while capturin...

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...

What is the future for Wisconsin agriculture? I recently attended the Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook Forum at UW-Madison where economists and experts shared their insight. Many hoped for better times to come, but there are several variables in the industry. Exports, te...

No matter how far we travel in life, we all carry traditions with us to keep the memories of where we came from alive. This is certainly true for Marieke and Rolf Penterman who brought their traditions across land and sea to share in Wisconsin. I had the honor of seein...

“What is agriculture?” I often ask youth to define the term for me. Many focus on the second half of the word, culture. They speak of customs that have taken place in Wisconsin’s history that make Wisconsin the dairy state. One bright young man inspired me by saying ag...

Can you imagine a truckload of Wisconsin cheese curds? That sounds like a dream, but it is not too far from coming true. Wisconsin’s dairy industry is part of our state’s economy, society, and future. We dedicate the entire month of June to celebrate the delicious and...

Medals, plaques and trophies are often marks of greatness. They celebrate quality, reward dedication and inspire persistence to succeed. In Wisconsin, our awards case is quite full with the accomplishments of our farmers and processors.

Wisconsin is America’s Dairyland,...

For 30 days, Wisconsin puts all eyes on one of our signature industries. We celebrate our dairy farmers and processors who provide a safe, wholesome and secure food supply for families. We cherish the delicious dairy products our state has to offer including cheeses th...

While every day may seem like Cheese Day in Wisconsin, June 25 marked the second year of celebrating our state’s top dairy product. Government officials, representatives from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and individuals from the Wisconsin Department o...

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