Adventures in Agriculture

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...

This spring, I enjoyed tapping into Wisconsin’s sweet maple syrup industry. Being very familiar with the delicious treat, I wanted to learn the secrets of syrup production. That’s why I turned to the experts in Albany.

I first met Mr. Rupp and his Albany FFA students at...

“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...

Who is Alice in Dairyland? As many can probably guess, the title was based on the popular tale of

Alice in Wonderland. Similar to the children’s story, I too embark on several adventures. Mine are in the magical world that is Wisconsin agriculture. We may not have the M...

If your family is like mine, then there are plenty of Thanksgiving leftovers still in the fridge. While the original meal is always such a treat, after a few days of reliving the holiday celebration, I crave something different. Something Special from Wisconsin has jus...

Food lovers rejoice! A favorite holiday filled with turkey, potatoes, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie and more is just one week away. Each family has their own Thanksgiving traditions. Coming from a large family, we usually cook both a turkey and a ham for our feast. Mom...

Fall in Wisconsin is a beautiful time of the year. The changing leaves, crisp air, pumpkin patches

and apple orchards are a few of the many things we look forward to during this season. For Alsum Farms and Produce, harvesting 2,300 acres of potatoes at our farms in Aren...

Food has a tendency to bring people together. The smells of warm breakfast can get even the sleepiest of individuals out of bed. Friends who need to catch up go out to lunch. Families gather around a table at night to discuss their day. In my life, food brought our fam...

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