dairy farming

Regional
1:00 am
Wed November 26, 2014

Record-High Milk Prices Generate Big Profits for Wisconsin Farmers

After a disastrous 2009, Wisconsin dairy producers are enjoying record-high milk prices in 2014
Credit Erin Toner

It’s been a bang up year for Wisconsin’s dairy producers. Milk prices hit record highs and feed costs were low, resulting in big profits.

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Health & Science
3:54 pm
Mon March 17, 2014

With No Legislative Movement, Fight Over Raw Milk Foments in Wisconsin

Pasteurized milk or raw milk? That is the real question
Credit Wikicommons

A bill that would loosen restrictions on sales of raw milk in Wisconsin is still pending. The bill passed a state senate committee in November, but has not advanced past that stage. 

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Regional
1:00 am
Wed December 11, 2013

Hidden Camera Footage Shows Farm Workers in Wisconsin Beating and Stabbing Dairy Cows

A tractor drags a cow across the floor at Wiese Brothers dairy farm
Credit Mercy for Animals

A major pizza maker is cutting ties with a Wisconsin dairy farm because of a video showing workers at the farm mistreating cows.

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Arts & Culture
5:11 pm
Wed October 16, 2013

Photog Captures 'Tough Kind of Beauty' in Daily Life on Wisconsin Farm

Gordy Lamberty hands make this tough kind of beauty possible.
Craig Schreiner

Sometimes during the hustle and bustle of the city life, people need to escape. Some escape to the country roads of Wisconsin, looking for that serenity.

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Environment
1:40 pm
Thu September 17, 2009

Organic Dairy Farm Cultivating Next Generation's Farmers

Right now Todd & Lily Lanis are interning at Krusenbaum's farm.

Dairy farming has been a part of Wisconsin’s landscape for generations. A small fraction of those operations is organic. WUWM’s environmental reporter Susan Bence visited a couple committed to organic farming and to passing on their methods to the next generation.

This is the sound of 140 happy cows grazing a few miles outside Elkhorn, Wisconsin.

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