Venture Dairy Coop

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Venture Dairy Coop represents dairy farmers and provides advocacy at the State Capitol to improve the bottom line for farmers. Venture Dairy Coop provides milk verification sampling at proprietary milk plants. Venture Dairy Coop represents Wisconsin’s farmers and agricultural industry as a whole including the dairy industry, food processing, and the related environmental, energy, public health, and agricultural banking and insurance sectors.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation and administrative rules affecting agriculture including environmental, energy, and public health standards imposed on farmers.

CEO Name:
Kim Bremmer

Contact
KB
Kim Bremmer
310 N Division Street
Loyal, WI 54446
(715) 797-7796
kim@aginspirations.com
https://www.venturedairycoop.com/

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 45
Assembly Bill 45
Relating to: restricting local regulation of utility service based on the type or source of energy. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/16/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 244
Assembly Bill 244
Relating to: an agricultural roads improvement grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/1/2023
First Communication Date
4/28/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 349
Assembly Bill 349
Relating to: limitations on ownership of agricultural or forestry land in this state by foreign persons. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/12/2024
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.
Assembly Bill 419
Assembly Bill 419
Relating to: creating an online, interactive carbon calculator for farmers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
11/6/2023
First Communication Date
11/3/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 440
Assembly Bill 440
Relating to: permits for the overweight transport of certain fluid milk products. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/21/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 831
Assembly Bill 831
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized dairy products. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/12/2024
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.
Assembly Bill 881
Assembly Bill 881
Relating to: town withdrawals from county zoning and the effect of a jurisdiction change on zoning provisions.

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
1/12/2024
First Communication Date
1/23/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 957
Assembly Bill 957
Relating to: preemption of certain local animal ordinances.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/12/2024
First Communication Date
2/12/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 49
Senate Bill 49
Relating to: restricting local regulation of utility service based on the type or source of energy. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/16/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 247
Senate Bill 247
Relating to: an agricultural roads improvement grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 13

For
Notification Date
4/21/2023
First Communication Date
4/21/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 348
Senate Bill 348
Relating to: limitations on ownership of agricultural or forestry land in this state by foreign persons. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/12/2024
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.
Senate Bill 409
Senate Bill 409
Relating to: creating an online, interactive carbon calculator for farmers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
11/6/2023
First Communication Date
11/3/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 431
Senate Bill 431
Relating to: permits for the overweight transport of certain fluid milk products. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/21/2023
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.
Senate Bill 781
Senate Bill 781
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized dairy products. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/12/2024
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.
Senate Bill 826
Senate Bill 826
Relating to: town withdrawals from county zoning and the effect of a jurisdiction change on zoning provisions.

Bill Text and History

Undisclosed
Notification Date
1/12/2024
First Communication Date
1/23/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 886
Senate Bill 886
Relating to: labeling a food product as a type of milk and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/12/2024
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.
Senate Bill 892
Senate Bill 892
Relating to: preemption of certain local animal ordinances.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/12/2024
First Communication Date
2/12/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Budget Bill Subjects

Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection: Agricultural Resource Management
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection: Agricultural Resource Management

Notification Date
2/22/2023
First Communication Date
5/12/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

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

Notification Date
2/22/2023
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.

Justice
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Justice

Notification Date
2/22/2023
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.

Legislature
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Legislature

Notification Date
2/22/2023
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.

Natural Resources: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/22/2023
First Communication Date
3/1/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Revenue: State and Local Finance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: State and Local Finance

Notification Date
2/22/2023
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.

Transportation: Local Transportation Assistance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Assistance

Notification Date
2/22/2023
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Revisions to chapters NR 102, 106, 205, and 207, and other related regulations for the purpose of updating Wisconsin’s water quality antidegradation policy and procedures
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)
Subject
Revisions to chapters NR 102, 106, 205, and 207, and other related regulations for the purpose of updating Wisconsin’s water quality antidegradation policy and procedures
Scope Statement
SS 051_21
Undisclosed
Notification Date
5/16/2023
First Communication Date
5/19/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Runoff management and nonpoint source performance standards and concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) rule revisions to incorporate by reference those performance standards
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)
Subject
Runoff management and nonpoint source performance standards and concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) rule revisions to incorporate by reference those performance standards
Scope Statement
SS 064_16
Undisclosed
Notification Date
2/16/2023
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.

Targeted performance standards and prohibitions to abate pollution of groundwater by nitrate in sensitive areas
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)
Subject
Targeted performance standards and prohibitions to abate pollution of groundwater by nitrate in sensitive areas
Scope Statement
SS 077_19
Undisclosed
Notification Date
2/16/2023
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Creation of a Carbon Calculator
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creation of a Carbon Calculator

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/1/2023
First Communication Date
8/24/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Agricultural Roads Grant
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Agricultural Roads Grant

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/30/2023
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.

General Permitting for CAFOs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
General Permitting for CAFOs

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/10/2023
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.

Regulation of groundwater
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of groundwater

Notification Date
2/16/2023
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.

High capacity well permits and regulation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
High capacity well permits and regulation

Notification Date
2/16/2023
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.

Tax Credits for farmers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tax Credits for farmers

Notification Date
2/16/2023
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.

Water quality regulations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Water quality regulations

Notification Date
2/16/2023
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.

Road Funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Road Funding

Notification Date
2/16/2023
First Communication Date
3/1/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

State or Local Regulation of CAFOs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State or Local Regulation of CAFOs

Notification Date
2/16/2023
First Communication Date
3/1/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Livestock Facility Siting Review Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Livestock Facility Siting Review Board

Notification Date
2/16/2023
First Communication Date
4/20/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

DNR Secretary
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DNR Secretary

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/16/2023
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.

Environmental regulations and policy and other policy matters that impact the growth and expansion of the Wisconsin dairy industry.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Environmental regulations and policy and other policy matters that impact the growth and expansion of the Wisconsin dairy industry.

Notification Date
2/16/2023
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$2,000.00
2023
July - December
$5,000.00
Total $7,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
18.25
2023
July - December
23.50
Total 41.75
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
219.50
2023
July - December
167.50
Total 387.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: an agricultural roads improvement grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
15%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 8%
Relating to: an agricultural roads improvement grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
15%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 8%
Relating to: creating an online, interactive carbon calculator for farmers. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
15%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 7%
Relating to: creating an online, interactive carbon calculator for farmers. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
15%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 7%
Relating to: permits for the overweight transport of certain fluid milk products. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
15%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 7%

Budget Bill Subjects

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
15%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 8%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
25%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 14%

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
15%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 7%

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
25%
2023
July - December
30%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 27%

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures