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Nov 06, 2019

Wisconsin GOP-Controlled Senate Fires Agriculture Secretary

The vote to oust Gov. Tony Evers' Cabinet secretary was the latest in a series of skirmishes between the governor and the GOP that comes as Wisconsin is losing dairy farmers at a record pace.
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Oct 14, 2019

U.S. Consumers Snap Up Italian Parmesan Before Tariffs Hit

U.S. consumers who appreciate aged Italian Parmesan cheese as an aperitif or atop their favorite pasta dish are stocking up ahead of next week’s tariff hike and as dairy producers in the two countries square off.
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Sep 17, 2019

Dairy Industry Pushes Back Against New Manure Storage Rules

The Wisconsin dairy industry raised a stink Monday over potential new restrictions on manure storage, insisting the regulations would make life harder on struggling farmers and force them to relocate.
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Sep 09, 2019

Philippines confirms African swine fever, culls 7,000 pigs

Despite confirmation of the infections, officials say authorities are in control of the problem.
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Sep 06, 2019

Cows Go Wireless on the Dairy Farm of the Future

SHEPTON MALLET, England (AP) - On the dairy farm of the future, the cows are going wireless.
Money & finance
Aug 30, 2019

Wisconsin Leads In Farm Bankruptcies, Again

Wisconsin dairy farms contribute to losses.
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Aug 28, 2019

Farmers' Loyalty to Trump Tested Over New Corn-Ethanol Rules

When President Donald Trump levied tariffs on China that scrambled global markets, farmer Randy Miller was willing to absorb the financial hit.
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Aug 14, 2019

Administration Takes Step To Relax Trucker Drive-Time Rules

The Trump administration has taken a step closer to relaxing federal regulations governing the amount of time truck drivers can spend behind the wheel.
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Aug 07, 2019

Immigration raids at Mississippi food processing plants

MORTON, Miss. (AP) — U.S. immigration officials raided several Mississippi food processing plants on Wednesday.