Jerry Clark, crops and soils educator for UW-Extension in Chippewa County; Jim Holte, president of Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation; and Darin Von Ruden, president of Wisconsin Farmers Union, will join host Rich Kremer to discuss this year’s agricultural trends. They will also talk about some of the challenges and expectations of the upcoming growing season, the effect of prices on production and the impacts of trade on western Wisconsin farmers.
The West Side is a call-in program focused on issues specific to western Wisconsin. The show airs on Mondays at 10 a.m. on 88.3 WHWC-FM/ Menomonie-Eau Claire and 88.7 WRFW-FM/ River Falls, with a live stream at www.wrfw887.com. Listeners may call in with questions and comments during the program at 1-800-228-5615. Archives are available at www.wpr.org/programs/west-side-rich-kremer.