Members of local chapters of Our Wisconsin Revolution said in a panel Thursday that messaging needs to improve regarding social and economic inequality.According to the OWR website, the organization aims to take the Wisconsin government back from elite power, as well as address racial and economic inequality around the state.
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After struggling with their budget for months, the Student Services Financial Committee passed legislation that will increase a General Student Services pay cap by $10,000 if they present “sufficient information,” Thursday night.
For the first time since 1998 current Speaker of the House Paul Ryan will not represent Wisconsin’s First Congressional District This reality sparked speculation about who will replace Ryan in the House of Representatives come November.
Dane County announced on Tuesday their plans to fund the majority of a project to prevent waste runoff into county lakes under their Urban Water Quality Grant Program.
In an effort to increase internet access across the state of Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker awarded broadband expansion grants to businesses and municipalities across the state.The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin awarded the new round of grants Walker announced Thursday.
UW-Madison students may soon see an email from the University of Kentucky in their inboxes.Multi College Bystander Education Efficacy is a national survey aimed at ensuring the most effective training is provided to students to reduce the risk of violence and maintain student well-being.
Milwaukee Media — an online news site run through a journalism class — posted a tweet Thursday that poked at the university's slow response time to open records requests.
The Daily Cardinal asked a student, farmers, an expert and the Wisconsin Secretary of Agriculture what they think is the future of Wisconsin’s agriculture.
In dairyland, unsurprisingly, some of the most active and influential political groups in the state are those that represent the agricultural industry.In the last two decades, agriculture lobbyists alone have shelled out about $7 million in political contributions, behind only financial institutions, business and real estate groups in their efforts to influence policy.
In January, Matt Kronschnabel, who graduated from UW-Madison in 2016, and three friends signed the deed to a four-acre organic farm in Viroqua, Wis. — in a region that saw the nation’s highest rate of farm bankruptcies last year, according to federal court data.
Though UW-Madison is well-known for its Babcock milk and ice cream, many students don’t know where their dairy products come from.
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is now accepting applications for farmers to participate in a research pilot program for industrial hemp after the state Legislature approved the program in November 2017.
In a couple of years, students who apply to the agriculture college at UW-Madison may see fewer majors and departments, while students applying to other UW System schools could see new options available to them.
Urban agriculture is a very specific term defining a very broad field: agriculture, from gardening to raising livestock, in a city or suburb surrounding an urban space. It is a practice that has spread over time — but it all started in Madison.
Watching her parents grapple with relentless financial insecurity driven by low commodity prices, coupled with ever-increasing costs of input, swayed DeGolyer against following their path.
Students seeking a deeper appreciation for and understanding of Wisconsin cuisine, specifically staples such as the sauerkraut on brats and the beer flowing from taps and kegs, need look no further than UW-Madison’s own Food Sciences department.
For chefs, direct access to local farmers and local agriculture is an incredible asset. But for some chefs, specifically those new in town, learning about those resources can be difficult. Bonanno believes it’s important they know where to look.
Off Campus: Extension’s agricultural agents spread university research and resources to every corner of the state
Based in urban Madison, it can be hard for the university’s research to reach the far-flung areas of the state where farming and agriculture comprise the greatest share of the economy. UW Extension faculty members, who have the same academic training and background as campus faulty but live and work in the communities they serve, are well-positioned to bridge that gap.
When asked how he would describe the relationship between the city of Madison and the surrounding farms in a single word, Dane County Food Councilman Carl Chenoweth answered with just one word: “Opportunity.”
“Not only do women make great farmers, but they also bring innovation, new ideas and hard work into this industry,” said Association of Women Agriculture Media Relations spokesperson Emily Matzke.