Source: The Sauk Prairie Eagle
To bring back the native prairie that once flourished in the land now occupied by the Badger Army Ammunition Plant in Wisconsin, plans are underway to introduce roaming herds of sheep and goats to devour invasive brush.
As Badger begins its transition from a military-controlled former munitions factory to local control, officials on the Badger Oversight Management Commission are trying to figure out the best way to restore prairie, a stated goal of the commission's land reuse plan.
Cherrie Nolden, who serves on the board of the Sauk Prairie Conservation Alliance,...Read More
In the news feature below, Joan Williams of Arlington demonstrates how goat milk is pasteurized to make a soft cheese called chèvre.
Source: The Brookings Register
BY: Vicki Schuster
There’s an extra dozen kids – give or take one or two – running around Joan and Gordon Williams’ farm these days. They aren’t human – they’re the “goat kind” of kids, a mixed herd of Alpine and Saanen dairy goats. They’re there because Joan Williams has a dream – a cheesy dream.
Over the past decade, Joan has been adding to her herd of goats at the family...Read More