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January 30, 2019
The 2018 Century Farm honorees received certificates during a ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Pierce County Fair. Pictured are members of the Janice and Melvin Fisher, Hilton Fiedler, Heidi and Michael Jacobson and Carol and Bruce Turner families who have all owned their farms for over 150 years. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia
Century and sesquicentennial farmers wanted
January 30, 2019 - 10:00am
January 25, 2019
A proposal to construct a manure processing facility in the town of Pleasant Valley drew a packed room at Thursday, Jan. 24, at the St. Croix County Government Center. Mike Longaecker / RiverTown Multimedia
$55M St. Croix County manure facility project raises stink among residents
January 25, 2019 - 11:46am
January 11, 2019
Michael Travis
Mike Travis named Agriculture Educator in Pierce County
January 11, 2019 - 1:16pm
October 23, 2018
Photo: (from left) Pete Vanderwielen, third place, 1,944 pounds, Sherwood, Wis.; Pete Midthun, first place, 2,091 pounds, New Richmond; Chris and Amber Stevens, second place, 1,963 pounds, New Richmond. Submitted phoyo
Top 10 giant pumpkins set world record
October 23, 2018 - 7:18am
October 22, 2018
4-H junior dairy judge team members who attended the Pierce County Dairy Banquet posed for a photo Thursday, Oct. 18. Pictured are (from left) Bryce Mark, Braeden Bechel, Ava Kolodzinski, Ty Mader, Collin Hague. David Clarey / RiverTown Multimedia.
The Pierce County dairy banquet turns 68
October 22, 2018 - 8:37pm
October 17, 2018
Little Tillia Browne, with parents Ryan Browne and Lindsey Baris (right) is shown at Rising Sun Farm and Orchard, formerly Rising Sun Farm and White Pine Orchard. Browne and Baris took over White Pine Orchard this year, and united it with Rising Sun Farm. Gretta Stark / RiverTown Multimedia.
Local family brings together farm, orchard into one business
October 17, 2018 - 2:00pm
October 15, 2018
Pierce County Dairy Promotion Committee Chair Peter Kimball gives a speech about the UW-Extension program during the Pierce County Dairy Banquet Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 in Elmwood. File photo
Dairy banquet to be held Oct. 18
October 15, 2018 - 1:07pm
September 19, 2018
Farmers for America will be shown Saturday, Sept. 22 as part of Spring Valley Dam Days. Submitted image
Dam Days film screening aims to shine a light on farmers
September 19, 2018 - 10:00am
September 5, 2018
Jim Harsdorf's cows feeding inside a temperature-regulated facility. Rachel Helgeson / RiverTown Multimedia
What's going down in west central Wisconsin's dairy industry
September 5, 2018 - 5:00am
Members of the Rolling Hills 4-H club put on a skit about the emperor's missing hair as part of their 4-H drama presentation on Thursday, July 19, at the St. Croix County Fairgrounds. Jordan Willi / RiverTown Multimedia
2018 St. Croix County Fair Results
August 5, 2018 - 3:00pm
July 17, 2018
Austin Raymond analyzes cows at Brahmer farms in Spring Valley, Wis., for the St. Croix County dairy judging team's practice. Zach Dwyer / RiverTown Multimedia
Heritage Calf Project allows students to apply their learning
July 17, 2018 - 7:00pm
July 2, 2018
DATCP Secretary Sheila Harsdorf and Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery CEO Paul Bauer (left) pose with other representatives during the Wisconsin Cheese Day celebration on June 25. Zach Dwyer / RiverTown Multimedia
State representatives celebrate local impact of cheese industry
July 2, 2018 - 7:33pm
April 16, 2018
Cutters Brandy Song at the 41st annual Colt Sale last year. Photo courtesy of UWRF
UW-River Falls annual colt sale set for May 5
April 16, 2018 - 10:35am
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
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