Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Dairy farmers fret as milk prices fall

Wisconsin dairy farmer Charlie Jones says milk prices have fallen by 30 percent this year, putting farmers like him in a bind.

Plan for biggest hog farm in Wisconsin draws criticism

An Iowa company wants to build the largest hog farm in Wisconsin, which also would be the first megafarm in the Lake Superior basin, says the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Harnessing Big Data to stop green slime in Lake Erie

During the summer, green slime, also known as blue-green algae, disrupted the water supply for Toledo. Nutrient runoff from farms, especially phosphorus fertilizer, gets part of the blame for feeding the algae blooms.