Inside Wisconsin

with Tom Still

March 2019

03/19/19

Building stronger tech workforce is issue nationally and Wisconsin

Young people are natives when it comes to using technology, from smartphones to tablets and from social media to video games, but they can be aliens when it comes to working in tech jobs.

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03/12/19

For entrepreneurs, line between opportunity and necessity is hard to draw

One of the highlights of the annual Governor’s Business Plan Contest is a half-day “boot camp” for contestants who reach the semifinal round. They gather to hear from experts on elements of writing a solid plan, to ask questions, and to network with entrepreneurs like themselves.

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03/05/19

Industrial hemp may be agriculture’s next big thing, but Wisconsin can’t dawdle

Wisconsin was once a leading producer of wheat, but a combination of disease and pests devastated the state’s crop in the 1860s. Farmers turned to alternatives, from rye to barley, and from produce to corn.

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Tom Still is president of the Wisconsin Technology Council. He is the former associate editor of the Wisconsin State Journal.

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