- January 5, 2017
Knigge Farms is no stranger to visitors. The farm routinely welcomes school and church groups as well as travelers from across the country and around the world to tour the family dairy business. But last fall, the families opened their barn doors to an entirely different audience. “A show like The Bachelor is a huge production,” said ...Read more...
- January 3, 2017
The Wisconsin Ag in the Classroom Program is accepting applications for matching grants that will be awarded to groups to promote agricultural literacy in K-12 schools. Ag in the Classroom will award up to $500 to groups sponsoring programs or projects that promote agricultural literacy. Projects considered for grants must be targeted to grades pre-K through ...Read more...
- December 28, 2016
Nominations are open for the 2017 AgVocate of the Year award, to be named at the Wisconsin Ag Women’s Summit held on March 10-11, 2017. Women nominated must actively and positively promote agriculture in their community and examples of their advocacy efforts must be captured in the application submitted. To nominate a deserving woman, download ...Read more...
Effective Jan. 13, 2017, the member benefit discount partnership between Farm Bureau and Polaris will end. “The program, which was launched in July 2014, has been a popular member benefit ...Read full story.
Derek and Charisse Orth have been appointed by the American Farm Bureau Federation to its Young Farmers & Ranchers Committee for the 2017-2019 term beginning in March. The national committee ...Read full story.
Rosalie Geiger has been appointed by the American Farm Bureau Federation to its Promotion and Education Committee for the 2017-2019 term beginning in March. Geiger currently serves as the Wisconsin ...Read full story.
The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation supports a long-term solution for transportation funding. Rob Richard, Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Senior Director of Governmental Relations, testified on behalf of the organization’s members ...Read full story.
Jim Holte has been re-elected to a fifth one-year term as the president of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation and Rural Mutual Insurance Company. He was also re-elected to a ...Read full story.