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In the last two years, the site of an old greenhouse near La Crosse's Myrick Park has been going through some changes.
That land is being prepared for energy-efficient housing, while a new greenhouse will be built downtown, on the site of the former Ivy Motel. Western Technical College president Lee Rasch says you'll see lots of construction at both locations in the new year.
Western is working with Mayo Clinic and the Hillview Urban Agriculture Center on the project. WTC students will be put to work building the houses and also operating the greenhouse, where food will be grown for Mayo nutrition programs.
A soybean grower from West Salem will be spending more time on the road in the future, promoting his profession at a national level...
Kevin Hoyer has been chosen as a vice-president of the American Soybean Association. This follows several years of service by Hoyer on Wisconsin's state soybean board. Speaking on the Wisconsin Farm Report on WKTY, Hoyer says it's important to educate members of Congress who don't come from rural areas about bills affecting farm policy:
Hoyer says especially with the lack of a new farm bill out of Congress, growers need to be active in groups that can shape farm laws, and bring better products to market.