Six of Wisconsin’s federal lawmakers have been recognized with the ‘Friend of Farm Bureau’ award.
Every two years, lawmakers who have advocated for agriculture during the previous congressional session are recognized with the award presented by American Farm Bureau with nomination and approval from the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Board of Directors.
This year’s recipients are Senators Ron Johnson and Tammy Baldwin along with Representatives Ron Kind, Mike Gallagher, Glenn Grothman and Bryan Steil.
“The recipients of the Friend of Farm Bureau award have supported policies or taken special action that benefit Wisconsin farm families,” said WFBF President Joe Bragger. “Having elected officials who support agriculture is essential to a bright future for our farms and rural communities.”
Made up of 61 county Farm Bureaus, the Wisconsin Farm Bureau is the state’s largest farm organization, representing farms of every size, commodity and management style.