The U.S. Farm Bill is up for reauthorization, and Congress faces calls to avoid any delays so certain programs can keep helping farmers and consumers without losing momentum.
Greenhouse gas emissions have been potentially reduced by 50,000 tons in the state, with the help of Wisconsin farmers supported by a statewide coalition.
Since then, the county’s land and water resources department (LWRD) has been fighting to improve the conditions on one cattle farm in the small Town of Primrose, southwest of Madison.
Rising food prices — as the USDA has forecast for 2022 — may seem like a good thing for farmers.
In Wisconsin, much of the discussions around water quality have been focused on contaminants including lead and PFAS.