Wisconsin Ag Connection

  • Johnson, Kind Sponsoring Cheese 'CURD' Bill

    Mon, 22 Jan 2018 19:34:35 CST A bipartisan group of federal lawmakers are proposing legislation that would help consumers know if they are purchasing 'natural cheese' or 'process cheese' when they buy dairy products at the grocery store.

  • WPA to Host Webinars on New PRRS/SECD Rules

    Mon, 22 Jan 2018 19:34:35 CST The University of Wisconsin-Extension Swine Team, in conjunction with Wisconsin Pork Association, will be hosting two webinars to provide details on the animal health rule that will establish herd testing requirements for Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome and Swine Enteric Coronavirus in Wisconsin.

  • Wisconsin Hemp 101 Seminar Planned for January 30

    Mon, 22 Jan 2018 19:34:35 CST Now that industrial hemp farming has been legalized in the Badger State, the Wisconsin Farm Bureau will hold a seminar on the crop's marketing potential later this month.

WCGA News

New Members Elected To WCGA Board Of Directors

February 2, 2017 | News

Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin – The Wisconsin Corn Growers Association (WCGA) elected several new members to its Board of Directors at the WCGA Annual Meeting held during the 2017 Wisconsin Corn/Soy Expo. Ben Augustine, incumbent, was re-elected to serve his third … Continued

NCGA Welcomes Governor Perdue to Lead USDA

January 19, 2017 | NCGA

WASHINGTON – National Corn Growers Association President and Texas farmer Wesley Spurlock today congratulated former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue on his nomination to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. “The National Corn Growers Association congratulates Governor Perdue on … Continued

Lizzy Schultz Selected As New Communications Specialist

January 16, 2017 | News

Lisbon, Wisconsin – Wisconsin Corn Growers Association (WCGA) has selected Lizzy Schultz, Madison, as its new Communications Specialist. In her new role, she will coordinate public relations while managing the organization’s website content and social media efforts. She will also represent Wisconsin … Continued

Meet The Winners Of The 2016 Corn Yield Contest

December 21, 2016 | News

Lisbon, Wisconsin – This year’s record growing season was reflected in yields in the 2016 Wisconsin Corn Growers Association (WCGA) Corn Yield Contest. Contests were held for growers in Columbia County, Dodge/Fond du Lac Counties, and Juneau/Adams/Marquette Counties, as well as … Continued

Wisconsin Corn Growers Endorse Candidates

October 11, 2016 | News

Madison, Wisconsin – The Wisconsin Corn Growers Association (WCGA) this week endorsed candidates in several Wisconsin political races. These candidates have all backed policies that support Wisconsin’s number one crop and the producers who grow it, explained Casey Kelleher, President … Continued

Corn Growers Pleased with Weed Specialist Hiring

September 20, 2016 | News

The UW-Madison Department of Agronomy will soon start the search for the UW-Madison/Cooperative Extension Cropping Systems Weed Science position. This position was ranked as a high priority during the college’s faculty position review process. Working with Cooperative Extension, UW-Madison has … Continued