Alliant Energy plans two new solar farms in Rock and Green counties. They are part of an explosion in commercial solar development.
After a down year in 2019, prices for both corn and soybeans are rising this year, which is welcome news for Rock County farmers.
Animal producers are holding small shows this week at the Rock County 4-H Fairgrounds, including the sheep show Tuesday.
Doug Rebout, rural Janesville, who was appointed last week to the board that governs the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Concumer Protect…
The Rock County Fair Board continues to evaluate ways it could host the fair, but no decisions have been made on how that might happen.
The fair board is hoping to offer its usual spread despite COVID-19, but other options are being explored as backup plans.
Dairy farmers are facing a new set of challenges during the pandemic.
This year’s Alice in Dairyland finals have been postponed and will not feature any planned public events in Walworth County, but the county wi…
A Milton woman is among six finalists to be the 73rd Alice in Dairyland, the state Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection an…
When Rock County's UW Extension office switched from local to regional management in 2018, some asked whether counties would get less help wit…
Farmers can apply for federal reimbursement for stored products lost in natural disasters in 2018 and 2019.
Snow on a soybean field is like snow on your Halloween costume: Not a good thing.
Residents filled La Prairie Town Hall on Tuesday night to discuss concerns over the possibility of a large-scale chicken farm coming to town.
Town officials are seeking public input Tuesday on a proposal to construct a chicken farm that eventually will house 3 million birds in the to…
A year of wet weather, tariffs and an ongoing trade war with China has left crop prices flat. Small family farms such as Jacob Bobolz’s operat…
This year's fur and feather sale raised $65,020. Of that, $3,440 went to next year's scholarships.
Hard work was the first thing that came to Dane Trustem's mind when thinking about how he raised his supreme champion Holstein.
It was an excellent meat animal sale thanks to a strong turnout and great weather Friday at the Rock County 4-H Fairgrounds.
The Clinton High School graduate won grand champion for the first time at his final year at the Rock County 4-H Fair.
Champions animals at the Rock County 4-H Fair are tested for performance enhancing drugs.
Sixteen-year-old Grace Peterson shed tears of joy after winning the award with her lamb, Teddy. Peterson's younger brother Tucker won the same…
The animal was not injured and was returned to its stall. Traffic was backed up for around five minutes at the intersection of Memorial Drive …
Turtle 4-H's Logan Bennett won grand champion barrow while La Prairie 4-H's Abbey Hoffman won reserve champion Wednesday at the Rock County 4-H Fair.
If you're going to the Rock County 4-H Fair, look out for the Flemish giants and frizzle chickens.
On Thursday, judging took place in the Rock County 4-H Fair's carcass contest.
Ben and Meghan Snare took the unusual step of leaving their Chicagoland home and moving to Rock County to start a CSA farm.
Wisconsin farmer groups can now apply for 2020 state watershed protection funding, according to a news release.
Regulations on large-scale farms in Walworth County could change in coming months.