Ag Day at the Capitol is the largest gathering of farmers from across the state representing a variety of farm groups to learn more about state issues and meet with their state legislators.
Hot topics on the legislative plate are expected to be agricultural economic development, use value assessment of farmland, animal welfare and environmental issues according to the Wisconsin Farm Bureau.
Registration begins at 11 a.m. with introductions at 11:30 a.m. A lunch will be served at 11:45 a.m. Issue briefings and a panel of guest legislative speakers will begin at 12:45 p.m. At 3 p.m. attendees will then walk up the street to the State Capitol to meet with their legislators in the Wisconsin Assembly and Senate.
Register for Ag Day by calling the Wisconsin Farm Bureau at 1.800.261.3276.
The Rural Mutual Insurance Company and GROWMARK Inc. are major sponsors of the event. Cosponsors of the event with the Wisconsin Farm Bureau include a variety of other dairy, beef, pork, horse, corn, soybean, cranberry, potato and vegetable groups.