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Farmers Union members set 2019 policy priorities

WFU responds to declaration of meatpackers as critical infrastructure

Wisconsin Farmers Union Logo
May 2, 2020

Wisconsin Farmers Union Sets 2020 Policy Priorities

February 3, 2020

Photo - Wisconsin Farmers Union members lined up for a chance to share their insights during the grassroots policy discussion at the 89th WFU State Convention Jan. 31-Feb. 2 in Rothschild. At the mic is District 3 Director Ed Gorell of Eleva. 

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January 26, 2020

Wisconsin Farmers Union President Darin Von Ruden has offered the following statement in response to Governor Evers' 2020 State of the State address:

Wisconsin Farmers Union on Pfaff firing

November 6, 2019
Wisconsin Farmers Union appreciates Brad Pfaff's long-time commitment to family farmers, and we are disappointed in the dysfunction witnessed on the Senate floor today. Pfaff, who was incredibly qualified and already had spent nearly a year in his role, was sacrificed for standing up for the very family farmers he is meant to represent.   

Farmers Union voices disappointment in Secretary Perdue’s disconnect with family farmers

Darrin Von Rudin
October 1, 2019

Wisconsin Farmers Union 2019 Summer Conference

Gov. Tony Evers

Wisconsin Farmers Union 2019 Summer Conference

August 16, 2019

One main focus of the 2019 Wisconsin Farmers Union Summer Conference was clean water. The conference this year featured a demonstration of water runoff from different kinds of farming practices. The demonstration was done by Pheasants Forever and showed how modern farming practices can limit water runoff and loss of nutrients while ensuring more of the rainfall actually infiltrates the soil.

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Farmers Union Members by Bus
April 10, 2019

STORM LAKE, Iowa – “When family farms prosper, everyone prospers.” Scribed on the back of their shirts, that was the message that Wisconsin Farmers Union (WFU) members carried to the inaugural Heartland Forum in Iowa on March 30.

Time to decide what ‘reality’ we want for America’s Dairyland

Danielle Endvick
March 22, 2019

Upcoming Dairy Together Road Show brings hope, research for a path forward

By Danielle Endvick | WFU Communications Director

“Reality.” It’s a word I’ve run across lately more than I’d like.

Farmers Union members set 2019 policy priorities

Policy Discussion
February 20, 2019

APPLETON – At the 88th annual Wisconsin Farmers Union State Convention Jan. 25-27 in Appleton, delegates from across the state adopted policy that will guide the family farm organization’s work in the coming year.