Ag Day at the Capitol will be held February 4 at the Monona Terrace in Madison. This event is the largest gathering of farmers from across the state representing a variety of farm groups to learn more about issues impacting Wisconsin agriculture and meet with their state legislators.
“Ag Day at the Capitol is a time for agriculture to stand united,” said Wisconsin Farm Bureau President Joe Bragger. “This event is a unique opportunity for farmers and agriculturists from all walks of life to connect directly with their legislators.”
Registration will begin at 11 a.m. with the program starting at 11:30 a.m. Lunch will be served followed by issue briefings and time for attendees to visit their legislators in the Capitol.
It is important that attendees call the offices of their legislators in advance to schedule an appointment between 3 and 5 p.m. for Tuesday, February 4.
Register for Ag Day at the Capitol by calling Wisconsin Farm Bureau at 1.800.261.3276. Ride sharing may be available. The cost is $30 per person before January 27. Late registrations and at-the-door attendees will cost $60. A copy of the registration form is available at bit.ly/2020AgDayatCapitol.
Rural Mutual Insurance Company and GROWMARK Inc. are major sponsors of the event. Co-sponsors of the event, with Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation, include the Dairy Business Association, Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin, Wisconsin Cattlemen’s Association, Wisconsin Corn Growers Association, Wisconsin Hemp Alliance, Wisconsin Horse Council, Wisconsin Pork Association, Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association, Wisconsin Soybean Association and the Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association.