Kevin Krentz Elected President of Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation

 Kevin Krentz was elected president of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation and Rural Mutual Insurance Company. Krentz is a dairy farmer from Berlin in Waushara County.  Krentz was first elected to the WFBF Board of Directors in 2012 to represent…


Equipment Manufacturers Urge Congress to Consider COVID-19 Relief Legislation

Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Senior Vice President, Government and Industry Relations Kip Eideberg issued the following statement on the pandemic relief package put forward by a bipartisan group of lawmakers. “The need for decisive…


WI State Fair Wins 20 Awards at 2020 IAFE Convention

Wisconsin State Fair officials are honored to announce they received 20 awards in various divisions and categories at the 2020 International Association of Fairs and Expositions (IAFE) Virtual Convention.  Wisconsin State Fair also earned the…


Pandemic Influences Policy Discussion

More than 200 delegates at the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation’s virtual 101st Annual Meeting established new policy directives for the organization. Farm Bureau delegates adopted the policies that will be included in the organization’s policy…


Ripon Teacher Captures Excellence Title

Natasha Paris was selected as the winner of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau’s Young Farmer and Agriculturist Excellence in Agriculture Award at the organization’s virtual 101st Annual Meeting on Dec. 5. Natasha Paris is an agri-science teacher and FFA…


Sweney Takes Discussion Meet

Julie Sweney of Dodge County was selected as the winner of the 2020 Wisconsin Farm Bureau Young Farmer and Agriculturist Discussion Meet contest during the organization’s virtual 101st Annual Meeting on Dec. 5. The Discussion Meet contest is a…


Wisconsin Wolf Season Begins November 6th, 2021

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today announced the official wolf season will begin Nov. 6, 2021.  The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will delist gray wolves from the federal list of endangered species on Jan. 4, 2021, returning…


Johannes, Scanlon, Harris And Bleiberg Headline

Professional Dairy Producers® (PDPW), announces the line-up of speakers for week 36 of The Dairy Signal™ educational programs.  On tap for this week’s episodes is a look ahead at some of the most important trends in the dairy industry, including…


Feed – Single Largest Animal Expense

Feed represents the single largest expense for most sheep and goat producers, and forage often are a major component of small ruminant diets. Unfortunately, not all hay is created equal, nor do all ruminants need the same quality of forages.  Learn…


Bartholomew Honored For Farm Bureau Dedication

Waukesha County’s Robert (Bob) and Carol Bartholomew have received the highest award that Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation bestows upon its members.  Carol Bartholomew was presented the ‘Distinguished Service to Farm Bureau’ award during the…