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January 12, 2018
Charles Conroy, second from right, and his children were recognized at the 2017 Wisconsin State Fair for their farm’s 150 years. Conroy’s farm is in Bay City. Photo courtesy of Wisconsin State Fair
Wisconsin State Fair seeking Century and Sesquicentennial Farm and Home applicants
January 12, 2018 - 8:00am
January 11, 2018
FSA county elections results are in
January 11, 2018 - 4:00pm
December 17, 2017
Pierce County Farm Bureau was represented at the 98th Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation annual meeting and Young Farmer and Agriculturist Conference (from left to right): Tom Benitz, Kevin Knutson, Laura Benitz (holding Kari), Judy Knutson, Leanne Kimball and Peter Kimball. Photos courtesy of the Pierce County Farm Bureau
Pierce County Farm Bureau members attend agriculturist conference
December 17, 2017 - 1:00pm
December 14, 2017
Tree sales at Oasis Eatery at Nesbitt’s Nursery & Orchard are not seeing any changes in sales due to a national Christmas tree shortage. Photo submitted by Leah Nesbitt-Miller
Christmas tree shortage? Not around here
December 14, 2017 - 10:00am
November 13, 2017
Aaron Moore, the new County Executive Director for the Farm Service Agency, hopes farmers will stop in for information at his office, 412 W. Kinne St. He began his new role Sept. 5. Sarah Nigbor / RiverTown Multimedia
Moore brings wealth of ag experience to director position
November 13, 2017 - 8:00am
August 8, 2017
Late blight can destroy tomato and potato plants in seven to 10 days, according to the UW-Extension office. The fungus-like water mold can decimate the plants if weather conditions are cool and wet. Photo courtesy of UW-Extension program
Late blight found in Pierce County
August 8, 2017 - 7:00pm
May 3, 2017
The Kelly family raises chickens on their farm near Red Wing. Marty Kelly says he teaches his children safe handling and hygiene practices when caring for the birds. Photo courtesy of Marty Kelly
Keep safe keeping backyard chickens
May 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
UW-River Falls student Amber Yager on A Hard Days Nite. Submitted photo
UW-River Falls annual Colt Sale set for May 6
May 3, 2017 - 5:00am
April 26, 2017
“I fell so hard in love with this pig within the first five minutes of meeting him,” said sanctuary founder, Kara Breci. Tom Lindfors / RiverTown Multimedia
Sanctuary: Freeway jumping pig finds forever home
April 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
February 22, 2017
Wanted in Pierce County: Century and sesquicentennial farmers
February 22, 2017 - 3:45pm
Scott Ellevold, from Deer Park, Wisconsin, and Ray Fehlen, from Osceola, Wisconsin, both consigners in the St. Croix Valley Bull Test, look on at the bulls at Mann Valley Farm in the area where the animals will stay until April when they are sold in an auction. (Photo by Tori Lynn Schneider/Student Voice)
Bull! Testing draws farmer interest to River Falls from far away
November 22, 2016 - 11:51am