- February 16, 2017
The Wisconsin agricultural community is encouraged to celebrate National Ag Day on March 21. Youth Coloring Contest Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom is asking children ages 12 and under to participate in an Ag Day Coloring Contest. The coloring page and contest rules are located on the “What’s New” section of the Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom ...Read more...
- February 10, 2017
The 2017 Wisconsin Aquaculture Conference will be held at the Hotel Marshfield in Marshfield. Registration is open for the 22th annual event that will be preceded by the workshop: Permitting and Licensing: What You Need to Know for Startup and Existing Farms. This will be a valuable workshop to help farmers understand what they need to ...Read more...
- February 10, 2017
The Collegiate Farm Bureau at UW-Madison will host an informational discussion panel on genetically modified organisms, or GMOs on February 23. Following the success of the Collegiate Farm Bureau’s ‘Antibiotics and Animals: What’s the Big Deal?’ panel last March, the group has again invited four research and industry experts to speak on a different hot topic in agriculture: GMOs. Kim ...Read more...
Three members of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation Board have been named to American Farm Bureau’s Issue Advisory Committees. The 15 committees will meet in conjunction with the Advocacy ...Read full story.
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation President Jim Holte issued the following statement regarding Governor Scott Walker’s budget proposal. “Governor Walker’s budget proposal is good for Wisconsin’s farm families and the $88 ...Read full story.
Sarah Marketon has been hired by the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation as its Director of Communications. Marketon will be responsible for managing WFBF’s social media accounts, wfbf.com and video projects. ...Read full story.
The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation supports the Gray Wolf Delisting Bill, H.R. 424, co-authored in the House of Representatives by Congressman Sean Duffy and Congressman Collin Peterson (D-MN) and ...Read full story.