News Conference: Edge Dairy Milk Pricing Reform

On June 27, 2022, Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative held a press conference to announce priorities for milk pricing reform. Speakers include: Tim Trotter, CEO of Edge Mitch Davis of Davis Family Dairies in Le Sueur, Minn. Dr. Marin Bozic, a dairy economist at the University of Minnesota

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UW-Madison Day at the Capitol: Faculty Flash Talks

On April 27, 2022, the annual UW-Madison Day at the Capitol highlighted faculty, students, alumni and athletics at UW-Madison. Several events sponsored by the UW-Madison Department of State Relations are held on this day, including the Graduate Research Showcase and Flash Talks with Faculty. Agenda: 1:30 pm | Jennifer Van Os, Animal & Dairy Sciences […]

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Joint Committee in Agriculture and Tourism

On March 22, 2022, the Senate Committee on Agriculture and Tourism and the Assembly Committee on Agriculture held a joint public and informational hearing on the following: Clearinghouse Rule 21-093: county and district fairs UW Madison’s Farm & Industry Short Course: the committee will hear testimony from the following: UW-Madison’s College of Agricultural & Life […]

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News Conference: WisGOP National Agriculture Day

On March 22, 2022, on National Agriculture Day, the Republican National Committee and Republican Party of Wisconsin hosted a press call to highlight how Democrat policies and the Biden and Evers administrations have affected agricultural workers and businesses.

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Assembly Committee on Agriculture

On February 1, 2022, the Assembly Committee on Agriculture held an executive session followed by a public hearing on the following: Assembly Bill 49: the wildlife damage abatement program and the wildlife damage claim program Assembly Bill 882: grants for dairy exports promotion and making an appropriation Assembly Bill 229: the distribution and labeling of […]

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Wisconsin State Assembly Floor Session

On January 20, 2022, the Wisconsin State Assembly held a floor session on the following: Assembly Bill 86 / Senate Bill 98: providing complementary and alternative health care practitioners with exemptions from practice protection laws; Assembly Bill 324 / Senate Bill 332: the employment of minors; Assembly Bill 440: butane extraction of resin from marijuana plants; […]

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Senate Committee on Government Operations, Legal Review and Consumer Protection

On January 18, 2022, the Senate Committee on Government Operations, Legal Review and Consumer Protection held a public hearing on the following: Senate Bill 786: cybersecurity standards for state government entities and granting rule-making authority Senate Bill 626: selection of architects and engineers for state projects Senate Bill 371: designating Colby as the state cheese […]

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2022 Dairy Business Association Advocacy Day

On January 18, 2022, dairy farmers and supporters connected with state lawmakers and heard about key agricultural policy issues and programs at the Dairy Business Association’s annual Dairy Day at the Capitol. Agenda 9:15-9:30am Welcome, (Amy Penterman/Speaker Vos) 9:30-10:15am Redistricting Discussion (Liz Travino and Joe Handrick) 10:15-10:45am Dairy Innovation Hub Presentation and Update (Heather White) […]

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