Top Winter Wheat, Oat Producing Counties of 2017 Determined

New estimates from the USDA give us an indication of what counties produced the most winter wheat and oat crops during the past growing season. The agency says Manitowoc County was the largest winter wheat producing county in Wisconsin in 2017 with about 787,000 bushels. Dand and Fond du Lac were second and third this…

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Elcho School Project Surges Ahead

The new front entrance of the Elcho school is taking shape, adding emphasis to an ongoing $18 million project that will almost totally remake the footprint of the complex. Under the direction of Earl Doc Smith of EDS Builders, crews from a variety of trades have been working at a snappy pace on the building,…

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Canopy Gardens Remains Family Operation With Partnership Deal

Pete and Pam Augustyn, owners of Canopy Gardens, have added their son-in-law and daughter, Cory and Lindy Price, as partners. “The hunt for someone to take over our farm has finally come to a very successful close,” Pete Augustyn, owner of the hydroponic produce farm for the last 22 years, said. The new couple will transition into the business over the next…

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