Stay up-to-date on what bills Wisconsin Farm Bureau is watching on the state and federal level.
This legislation authorizes DATCP to establish a hemp pilot program to study the growth, cultivation and marketing of industrial hemp. Visit the DATCP site to learn more about the emergency rules and how to access grower and processor applications.
This proposal is to create and fund a University of Wisconsin Dairy Innovation Hub that will allow our state to remain a leader in the dairy industry while supporting our local farmers with practical research.
Governor Evers declared 2019 the "Year of Clean Drinking Water." Learn more about producer-led watershed groups that have been established, what they are working on and how you can get involved.
Farmers need a reliable, skilled workforce. Congress needs to pass responsible immigration reform that addresses the current workforce and provides flexibility in a new guest worker program.
The USMCA not only locks in market opportunities previously developed with our North American neighbors, but also builds on those trade relationships in several key areas.
Endangered and threatened species protection can be more effectively achieved by providing incentives to private landowners and public land users rather than by imposing land use restrictions and penalties.
Farmers and ranchers should be able to look at the land and know what is and is not federally regulated under the Clean Water Act. The proposed new water rule will make it clear and specific for farmers and ranchers to understand and follow.