The federal government is strengthening its food safety rules for the first time in about 70 years, but some groups are concerned about how the law could affect smaller and organic Wisconsin farms.
Wisconsin organic farmers are deciding whether to support the creation of a national board that will pay for advertising and research.
Supporters of conventional farming have begun a grassroots campaign they hope will change the way some consumers look at that industry. The effort is geared toward women in particular.
A recent survey has found Wisconsin organic processors expect to expand their businesses in the near future.