Wisconsin Bike Week, Limits on livestock antibiotics, New memoir by Franciscan sister

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Two bicyclists ride on a paved section of the Ice Age Trail surrounded by greenery
Two people ride bicycles Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, on the Ice Age Trail in Janesville. Angela Major/WPR

We learn about the ways people are participating in Wisconsin Bike Week. Then, a Green Bay-based veterinarian discusses how year old limits on livestock antibiotics are affecting Wisconsin farmers. Then, a Franciscan sister in La Crosse shares from her new memoir.

Featured in this Episode

  • Bike week highlights economics of cycling

    We talk to an organizer of Wisconsin Bike Week to learn how individuals, organizations and businesses are participating. We also discuss the economic impact of cycling.

  • How FDA limits on livestock antibiotics are affecting farmers

    Nearly a year ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration began requiring certain livestock antibiotics to be authorized by veterinary prescriptions. What is this change meaning for Wisconsin farmers? We talk with the co-owner of a Green Bay-based clinic.

  • Franciscan sister discusses women’s role in faith and the Catholic Church

    This year marks the 175th anniversary for the La Crosse-based Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration. We speak with a member of the sisterhood about her new memoir, “For Love of the Broken Body.”

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Heather Rainer Guest
  • Jon Garber Guest
  • Julia Walsh Guest
  • Dean Knetter Executive Producer
  • Keegan Kyle Managing Producer
  • Beatrice Lawrence Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director