Wisconsin Dairy Farm Family on how they overcame “Disaster After Disaster”

Meet Adam and Kaitlin Spierings. The Spierings family launched their farm in 2013 but faced a flurry of adversities. From a tornado to the “polar vortex” of 2014, the couple discusses what farm life was like in the first couple of years and how they managed to make it through each challenge. “We had just disaster after disaster,” said Adam Spierings. “You just keep your faith in each other and your ideas,” added Kaitlin Spierings. “You kind of have a little bit of blind optimism to keep you going every day.”     About Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board Wisconsin Milk Marketing

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7 of Wisconsin’s Most Romantic Towns

Whether you’re brainstorming creative honeymoon ideas or just trying to spice up Wednesday night date, Wisconsin has plenty to offer all you lovebirds! Read on for six of the state’s most romantic destinations:

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10 Things to do in Racine County

Racine County is a mix of what’s best about Wisconsin and the Midwest. With coastal charm, a thriving arts scene and a mix of small town suburbs and big city excitement, there’s something for everyone in Racine County! ChocolateFest in Burlington Thanks to the Nestle Factory in town, Burlington is known as Chocolate City USA! Enjoy some delicious chocolate treats or participate in some sweet activities at ChocolateFest in Burlington every Memorial Day weekend. Kayak or Canoe the Fox River The peaceful segment of the Fox River that flows through Burlington is perfect for kayaking and canoeing. Spend an afternoon

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There’s Something Truly Magical About Green Lake Country

Relax. Retreat. Repeat. Welcome to Green Lake Country! Located about 1.5 hours northeast of Madison and 45 minutes southwest of Appleton, this region of Wisconsin consists of five communities: Berlin, Green Lake, Markesan, Princeton and Ripon. Green Lake Country is surprising in all of the best ways. From the the charming yet eclectic shops to be found on Water Street in Princeton to the stunning waterfront views in Green Lake, this area of Wisconsin is an ideal location for a weekend getaway. Here are 10 ways to get your itinerary started in gorgeous Green Lake Country: Explore White River Marsh Wildlife Area just north

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10 Ways to Experience Wisconsin Agriculture

Here in Wisconsin, you’re never too far from a farm. Agriculture is one of the things we do best, and agricultural tourism is taking off all across the state. Whether it’s a visit to a working farm, picking a juicy apple right off the tree or even enjoying a delicious meal at a farm-to-fork restaurant, there are plenty of ways to experience the best of Wisconsin agriculture! Milk Dottie the Dairy Cow at Glacier Rock Farms In Wisconsin, we’re known for our dairy farms, but plenty of Wisconsinites have never actually milked a cow. At Glacier Rock Farms in Ixonia,

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10 Vendors to Look for at Wisconsin Farmers’ Markets

Each year I dread their ending come fall, and excitedly anticipate their beginning come spring. I’m talking about fresh fruit, veggies, cheeses, flowers and crafts locally made and locally sold. Farmers’ markets…they’re back! Look for these great Something Special from Wisconsin™ businesses at Wisconsin farmers’ markets this summer.   Steppin’ Out Foods Steppin’ Out Foods features two varieties of asparagus: a regular flavored kind called “Six Inch Spikes” and a spicy kind called “Red Hot Pumps”, as well as regular and spicy variations of green beans and “Mr. Hot Stuff Pepper Spread”, the perfect complement to crackers, beans and asparagus.

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10 Things to Do at Wisconsin’s Marian Shrines

 From a towering, hilltop basilica, to a stunning shrine nestled in the bluffs and quiet chapel in the countryside, Wisconsin is home to three incredibly reverent Marian shrines. Holy Hill, just outside of Milwaukee, the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse and the National Shrine of Our Lady of Good Help all offer something different to those who visit. Here are a couple suggestions of things to do during your trip to Wisconsin’s Marian shrines.   Photography at Holy Hill Did you know that Holy Hill is one of the most photographed places in the state? From

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Kim Bremmer: America’s Dairyland to me is the Coolest Place on the Planet

Wisconsin is full of people who are passionate about the dairy industry. Meet Kim Bremmer. Kim launched Ag Inspirations as a vehicle for farmers to share their stories and to better connect people with where their food comes from. Kim, in addition to being the owner and founder of the company, is a self-described dairy enthusiast and science junkie. As both a speaker and blogger, Bremmer covers issues relevant to today’s dairy farmers; topics range from GMOs to antibiotic use on farms.   Take a look:     About Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board is a nonprofit

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7 Perfect Springtime Getaways in Wisconsin

cab·in fe·ver (noun) – irritability, listlessness, and similar symptoms resulting from long confinement or isolation indoors during the winter Suffering mild to severe symptoms of cabin fever? No worries. There’s a cure for that! Here are seven perfect springtime getaways in Wisconsin – sure to brighten your spirits and squash those winter blues!   Lake Geneva This southern Wisconsin destination has been luring visitors for eons. Grab a light jacket and prepare to gush over the stunning and historic mansions that trace Geneva Lake. Where to play: Lake Geneva Lake Shore Path. Black Point Estate, Yerke’s Observatory Where to stay: Abbey

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Something Special from Wisconsin™: 12 Ideas for a Romantic Valentine’s Day

All right, fellas (ladies too). Valentine’s Day is coming up and I know romanticism doesn’t always come easy, but we’re here to help. We (with the help of our friends at Something Special from Wisconsin™) have come up with some romantic trips, gifts, chocolates and wines to help you out on that dreaded (I mean, delightful) day. And we won’t even tell your S.O. you had help – you’re welcome.   Devils Lake Lavender Café, Spa, FarmStay Motel Devils Lake Lavender Company is the perfect romantic getaway, complete with a Medical Spa, café and Midwest Farmstay Motel. It’s located in

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