Recent contents by Associated Press
Feb 15, 2019 by Associated Press
The former owner of a dairy farm in southern Washington state has agreed to pay $20,000 to a drinking water project to settle a federal lawsuit.
Feb 07, 2019 by Associated Press
When the 20th U.S. Championship Cheese Contest is takes place next month in the atrium of Green Bay’s Lambeau Field, judges will have a record number of entries to score from around the country.
Feb 06, 2019 by Associated Press
Calls to the Wisconsin Farm Center, which helps distressed farmers, were up last year, including a 33 percent increase in November and December compared to the same two months the previous year.
Feb 04, 2019 by Associated Press
Idaho officials have agreed to pay $260,000 to the attorneys for an animal welfare group following a federal court ruling that found the state’s law banning spying at farms violated free speech rights.
Jan 30, 2019 by Associated Press
The impending closure of Big Island Dairy is complicating the operations of a small dairy on another island.
Jan 29, 2019 by Associated Press
A Wisconsin solar project has pitted farmers against each other and driven a wedge between supporters of renewable energy.
Jan 28, 2019 by Associated Press
The longest federal government shutdown in U.S. history affected an investigation into a strain of bovine tuberculosis in a North Dakota beef cattle herd, say state officials.
Jan 25, 2019 by Associated Press
U.S. shoppers are still paying more for organic food, but the price premium is falling as organic options multiply.
Jan 24, 2019 by Associated Press
A panel of Idaho officials will meet next week to consider paying $260,000 for attorney fees and other costs after losing a lawsuit over an unconstitutional law.
Jan 21, 2019 by Associated Press
Indiana regulators have a granted a key permit for an organic dairy farm that could become home to more than 4,000 cows in Newton County.
Jan 17, 2019 by Associated Press
A judge has restored Wisconsin’s authority to protect water quality after ruling it was improperly given up in a settlement with a dairy industry group.
Jan 14, 2019 by Associated Press
A Big Island dairy farm agreed to end its operations by April 30 in a settlement reached with a community group and an environmental organization.
Jan 08, 2019 by Associated Press
Concerns have been raised by those who travel the same roads that livestock haulers have safety exemptions to drive on.
Jan 07, 2019 by Associated Press
Idaho farm income fell for a second straight year in 2018 largely due to overproduction by dairy farmers, according to a recent economic report.