News Conference: Legislators Introduce Bipartisan "Our Farms, Our Future" Package
On September 3, 2019, Rep. Mark Spreitzer (D-Beloit), Rep. Dave Considine (D-Baraboo), Rep. Don Vruwink (D-Milton), Rep. Tony Kurtz (R-Wonewoc), and Rep. Deb Kolste (D-Janesville) held a news conference to introduce the “Our Farms, Our Future” legislative package in the Assembly Parlor at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison, WI.
These bills aim to strengthen opportunities for Wisconsin farmers at every stage of their careers, and the bills include:
- LRB 1123 – Farm Succession Planning
- LRB 1388 – Beginning Farmer Student Loan Assistance
- LRB 0149 – Small Farm Diversity Grant Program