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WEST LAFAYETTE — In April 2020, Purdue University’s International Programs in Agriculture and Purdue Cooperative Extension announced the USAID John Ogonowski and Doug Bereuter Farmer-to-Farmer…

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ST. LOUIS — Commodity Classic has announced it will transition its annual conference and trade show, originally scheduled for March 4-6, 2021, in San Antonio, Texas, to an alternative digital format. The change was necessary due to restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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WHITEWATER, Wis. – When dairy farmers were forced to dump milk in spring 2020 due to COVID-19 and the subsequent shutdown of food-service markets, many people wanted to support the farmers – rural and urban residents alike. One way people showed their concern was by purchasing “Support Wisconsin Dairy” signs, says Elizabeth Katzman, 17, vice-president of the Whitewater FFA and daughter of dairy farmers Wes and Katy Katzman.

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Many organizations earn the majority of their funding from one or two major fundraising events during the year — a dinner, booth at a county or state fair or an auction. This year, with so many events canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations are left scrambling.

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The Environmental Protection Agency approved two new five-year registrations on dicamba products and extended the registration of another Oct. 27.

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BROOKLET, Ga. — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced Oct. 27 that EPA is approving new five-year registrations for two dicamba products and extending the registration of an additional dicamba product.

NEW GLARUS, Wis. – Lori Stern walks the talk so she’s well-suited to serve as the new executive director of the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service, says David Perkins, president of the organization’s board.

As the election looms, many analysts are curious who the United States will select as its leader for the next four years and how that might affect markets moving forward.

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BAYFIELD, Wis. – Recall from science class that a piece of iron is attracted to a magnet. But magnetism is only one irresistible force in nature. Drive Betzold Road in the Fruit Loop near Bayfield to experience a different one.

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DELAVAN, Wis. – Several months into the pandemic a number of small Wisconsin farms continue to shift customer focus to keep from shutting their doors. Instead of supplying restaurants and larger retailers, some operations are primarily selling products directly to consumers.

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The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources continues to help boost fish populations through stocking. All remaining 2020 stocking quotas for Lake Michigan are being fulfilled, according to the agency.