Drive across Wisconsin, and you’ll see a lot of cows. This is the dairy state, after all. Chances are, nearly every cow you see is of the familiar black and white Holstein breed. Ninety percent of all dairy cows in the United States are Holsteins. The second-most popular breed, Jerseys, account for another seven percent. […]
Foxconn founder and chair Terry Gou loves ginseng. And so does his mom. That’s at least according to Ginseng Board of Wisconsin president Bob Kaldunski, who wasn’t paying much attention to negotiations between the state and the Taiwanese manufacturing company — until he heard they wanted to meet up. “It caught us by surprise,” Kaldunski […]
The Fairshare Community Supported Agriculture Coalition are debuting their first-ever Food + Farms Film Festival on Tuesday, March 21at the High Noon Saloon. The festival includes six films with themes including sustainable agriculture, food access and veteran farmers. Each film will also be followed by a brief talk, featuring local speakers Joining us now are […]
Is Governor Walker’s get-tough approach with Food Stamp recipients rooting out fraud, or just scapegoating the poor? And what’s with those half a cow sculptures touring the state? The Center for Investigative Journalism’s Bill Lueders and Kate Golden joined the Monday Buzz on May 4th to share their newest stories.
What can grasshoppers tell us about the long-term environmental impacts of agriculture? Ecologist Phil Hahn has the answers.
It doesn’t matter if you’re farming on a large scale or if you’re gardening at home, seeds are a crucial part of producing the food we eat. Check out this edition of APA to learn more about the politics of seeds!