The democratic frontrunner for governor of Wisconsin
campaigned in La Crosse this morning.
Mary Burke visited the Deep Roots farm in rural La
It's a sustainable and organic farm.
Burke claims that Wisconsin has lost nine-thousand
farms in the past five years.
She wants to grow training opportunities for people
wanting to go into agriculture.
and believes it's important to incorporate it in our
We need to get more young people interested in farming
and understanding why t can be a good career, a good
way to support a family and also make sure people
in middle ages are continuing to farm.
Governor Scott Walker is on the other side of the
Today he requested a disaster declaration from the
U-S Small Business Administration for Grant and surrounding
That would provide low interest loans to businesses
and individuals affected by the recent storms.