Lisbon, Wis. – Members of the Wisconsin Corn Growers Association (WCGA) will have the opportunity to meet with legislators to discuss the issues affecting farms across Wisconsin when the organization holds its first annual Corn Day at the Capitol from 12-6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13.
Attendees will meet to register for the event at noon at The Madison Concourse Hotel, 1 West Dayton St. and a lunch will follow at 12:30 p.m.
At 1:30 p.m. a speaker will present on important issues facing the WCGA and at 2:30 p.m. members will walk to the Wisconsin State Capitol to meet with legislators.
A reception attended by legislators and staff, featuring beverages and hors d’oeuvres, will follow from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Those planning to attend are encouraged to email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 262-372-3289 by Sept. 8.
Members are also invited to attend the 37th Wisconsin State Championships on Saturday, Sept. 16, at Jefferson Speedway in Cambridge. The Wisconsin Corn Gate will open at 5 p.m. with a free pre-racing hog roast being served at 5:30 p.m. Racing will begin at 7 p.m.
Members and one guest are free with additional adult tickets $32 each. Additional tickets for youth ages 8-15 are $25 while those younger than seven are free.
Registration includes dinner and entrance to the race and should be done by calling 262-372-3289 or emailing email@example.com by Sept. 12.
About Wisconsin Corn Growers Association
The Wisconsin Corn Growers Association is a grassroots organization committed to increasing the profitability of corn production through sound policies, continued market development and strong involvement in the political process. For more information, please visit www.wicorn.org.
262-338-3700, ext. 291