Agribusiness

Grant to expand food pantry access to healthy produce

The River Food Pantry has received $422,500 — its largest grant ever — from the Inland Empire Community Foundation to increase access to fresh, healthy produce for Dane County households facing food insecurity.

Family plans sale of urban farm

The Voit family farm on the north side of Milwaukee Street just east of Fair Oaks Avenue and Starkweather Creek will be put up for sale.

$41.6M farm support program opens second round

The Wisconsin Farm Support Program, a joint program between the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) and the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR), has distributed a total of $41.6 million to nearly 12,000 Wisconsin farmers with each recipient receiving a $3,500 payment.

Mink farming industry warned of COVID-19 risks

Animal health officials in Wisconsin are warning the state’s $223 million mink industry farmers about the risk of COVID-19 infections among animals after multiple European farms have reported outbreaks.

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