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Stay positive this holiday season

Commentary. Let the holiday season begin! Some store shelves have been stocked with Christmas baubles and trinkets since mid-October.  I know people who pulled their artificial trees out of the closet and began the lengthy process of decorating their homes for the holidays the first week of November.  Not me.  I’m a last-minute kind of... Read more »

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Love me some leftovers

What are you going to do with all that leftover turkey and stuff? Well, you want to eat it – but do so before it begins to spoil. Here are some practical, food saving tips in this Healthy Living program about leftovers. HEALTHY LIVING PROGRAM – Leftover food safety (1:30 mp3):

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MPP, LGM or none of the above?

December 5th is the deadline for dairy producers to sign-up for the new Margin Protection Program from USDA.  There are a number of things for dairy producers to consider including to utilize the MPP or the dairy Livestock Gross Margin protection available from crop insurance providers.  Michelle Sell is a Livestock Insurance Specialist with Badgerland... Read more »

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Eau Claire teacher wins Ag in the Classroom honor

                                                                                                                             (Tumaniec & Kannel) Tracey Tumaniec, a fifth grade teacher at Manz Elementary School in Eau Claire, is the recipient of Wisconsin Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom’s Outstanding Teacher Award. Each year the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation recognizes a teacher for their efforts in educating students on the importance of agriculture. Teachers of all... Read more »

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A little more profitable on the farm in November

The Preliminary Index of Prices Received by Farmers for November increased 2 percent from October.  The National Ag Statistics Service says farmers received higher prices for cattle, eggs, soybeans and lettuce.  Lower prices for hogs, milk, broilers and apples. The November Crop Index was unchanged from October: Corn averaged $3.57 per bushel up a penny... Read more »

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11/22/14 Orfordville Children's Christmas Benefit
With Kathy Morton, Brian Knutson, and Cierra Ballmer.
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With Pat Mullooly.
11/8/14 Artificial Insemination
With Todd Kronberg.
11/1/14 Mac's Pizza Shack
With Bill "Billy Mac" McMullin.
10/25/14 Johnson Tractor
With Leo Johnson.