End In Sight For Historic Cold Weather, Looking At 2020 Farm Bankruptcies In Wisconsin

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A meteorologist helps explain why much of the country has been experiencing record winter extremes recently, and how that weather pattern could be shifting. Then a WPR reporter and a professor of agricultural law and taxation talk about how 2020 was another tough year for farms in Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • Frigid Temperatures In Wisconsin To Ease Up

    After a days-long stretch of bitter cold, an end is in sight as temperatures creep above zero again. We look at what’s on deck as an historic Arctic outbreak grips the central and southern U.S.

  • Why Farm Bankruptcies Continue To Loom In Wisconsin

    Once again, western Wisconsin lead the nation in farm bankruptcies in 2020, while eastern Wisconsin came in fourth. We look at what’s behind the numbers and how dairy farmers are dealing with the economic hardships.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Tim Halbach Guest
  • Hope Kirwan Guest
  • Roger McEowen Guest

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