Agribusiness

Evers announces $10 million in meat processing grants

Gov. Tony Evers has announced the creation of the Meat and Poultry Supply Chain Resiliency Grant Program, which will invest up to $10 million in the program to continue to grow Wisconsin’s meat processing industry and improve the long-term viability of the state’s livestock industry.

Down on the solar farm

The American farmer is still the lifeblood of our ability to produce food, not only for ourselves but also for the world, but the decline in the amount of Wisconsin land that’s actually being farmed might strike some as alarming.

Farmers market launches fundraiser

In conjunction with its 50th anniversary, the Dane County Farmers’ Market (DCFM) has launched the “Hitch Your Wagon to the Market” fundraiser.

Organizations reaffirm partnership for water stewardship programs

The Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership (WMEP), the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council (WSBC), and The Water Council announced they have recommitted their strategic partnership for a statewide approach to improving corporate water stewardship systems.

State provides municipalities with PFAS testing funds

Wisconsin will use more than $600,000 in funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help local communities that want to sample municipal water supplies for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).

County plans for $750,000 land purchase

Using funds from the county’s conservation budget for 2022, Dane County is planning to buy about 65 acres of land in the town of Black Earth to boost recreation and provide better access to Morton Forest.

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