Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Our purpose is to cultivate sustainable agriculture through education, research, policy and market development.

Lobbying Interests:
Agriculture, rural development and food systems

Title:
Associate Policy Director

Contact
BH
Bridget Holcomb
16 N Carroll St, Suite 810
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 256-1859
(608) 259-1621
bridget@michaelfieldsaginst.org
www.michaelfieldsaginst.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Bridget Holcomb Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2011 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Senate Joint Resolution 47
Senate Joint Resolution 47
Relating to: proclaiming October 2011 as Farm to School Month.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/31/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Notification Date
5/5/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
Support of the Working Lands Initiative including PACE, conversion fees, and honoring 2010 contracts.

Notification Date
5/5/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
Restoring funding for the Buy Local Buy Wisconsin grant program.

Notification Date
5/5/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
Funding for the Farm to School grant program and administrative funds to carry out this program.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

The support of managed grazing for the Wisconsin livestock industry.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The support of managed grazing for the Wisconsin livestock industry.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/6/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Biofuels: support a low carbon fuel standard, a renewable fuels for schools campaign, a bioenergy crop reserve program, and a statewide renewable energy buyback rate.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Biofuels: support a low carbon fuel standard, a renewable fuels for schools campaign, a bioenergy crop reserve program, and a statewide renewable energy buyback rate.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
www.michaelfieldsaginst.org

Farm to School: support the establishment of a statewide Farm to School program to help interested public schools provide more locally produced foods in their meal and snack programs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Farm to School: support the establishment of a statewide Farm to School program to help interested public schools provide more locally produced foods in their meal and snack programs.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
www.michaelfieldsaginst.org

Total Lobbying Effort

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2011
January - June
$2,373.52
2011
July - December
$524.68
2012
January - June
$2,629.05
2012
July - December
$594.14
Total $6,121.38
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
11.00
2011
July - December
3.75
2012
January - June
14.50
2012
July - December
1.25
Total 30.50
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
60.25
2011
July - December
12.00
2012
January - June
50.75
2012
July - December
15.00
Total 138.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: proclaiming October 2011 as Farm to School Month.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
100 %
2011
July - December
90 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
100 %
Total 60 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
Total 4 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
90 %
2012
July - December
Total 35 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures