The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently released its findings of the hurdles people who participate in the supplemental nutrition assistance program face when trying to maintain a healthy diet. It found nearly nine in 10 people have some kind of barrier.
By Heather Poltrock, Associated Press and Emily Davies
The state Supreme Court says state regulators can impose operating conditions on factory farms and consider high-capacity wells’ cumulative environmental impacts when weighing whether to grant permits.
As research continues to analyze the full scope and impact of the problem of nitrate-contaminated groundwater in the central sands region of Wisconsin, newer research is turning toward finding solutions to the problem.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Economic Research Service estimated in their latest farm financial forecast that net farm income will hit $119.6 billion in 2020, a 41 percent increase from 2019 and the highest income level since 2013.
Why not try something new and spice up those traditional holiday mashed potatoes with this Jalapeno, Cheddar and Chili Power Mashed Potato recipe. The family will love this spin on a traditional favorite.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) reminds farmers and ranchers to apply for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 (CFAP 2) by Dec. 11, 2020. This program provides direct relief to producers facing market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19.
With the holiday season just around the corner, many consumers are gearing up for the gift-giving season. As you shop for holiday gifts this year, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection encourages you to keep an eye out for the Something Special from Wisconsin™ logo.
Wisconsin mink farms are keeping a tight leash after animals have tested positive for sars-cov2-Which is what caused covid-19 in humans-But now the mink are being studied to see if the virus affects their fur.
The farming industry as a whole already faces a unique set of challenges including weather forces and market pricing changes; the COVID-19 pandemic just adds to the mix. However, different types of farming are impacted in different ways.
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is reminding high school seniors that there is only one week left to apply now for the new Wisconsin Agriculture Youth Council.