Agribusiness

Madison launches sustainability webpage

The page describes the city’s goals, programs, partnerships, and policies. The page also includes information about climate, energy, waste, transportation, water, and more.

Local company awarded USDA grant to develop climate-friendly hemp 

Cambridge-based hemp company Canndigenous, in partnership with Iconoclast Industries and several university and business partners, has been awarded a $15 million grant for its “Industrial Hemp for Fiber and Grain” project by the USDA’s Climate-Smart Commodities program to fund the research and development of hemp as a climate-smart commodity. 

Dairy product contest held this week

This year’s World Dairy Expo Championship Dairy Product Contest at Madison College begins today with judging for cheese and butter and wraps up on Thursday, Aug. 25 with judging for ice cream and whey.

Compeer awards rural grants

The Fund for Rural America’s General Use Grant Program from Compeer Financial has awarded a total of $228,340 in grants.