Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Producers and consumers working toward a more sustainable agricultural system.

Lobbying Interests:
Agriculture, rural development and food systems

Title:
Assistant Policy Director

Contact
GCR
George C Reistad
16 N Carroll St. - Ste. 810
Madison, WI 53703
(414) 429-3393
(608) 259-1621
greistad@michaelfields.org
http://www.michaelfields.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
George C Reistad Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/13/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 89
Assembly Bill 89
Relating to: grants for farm to school programs and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/8/2015
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.
Supporting Documentation
20150408_MFAI AB89 Position 040815.docx

Senate Bill 474
Senate Bill 474
Relating to: grants to support donation of farm and food products to food banks and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/9/2016
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
3/10/2015
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.

Comments
Farm to School

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Beat patrol and specialized officer grants
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Beat patrol and specialized officer grants

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/27/2015
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.

Farm to School
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Farm to School

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/20/2015
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.

Farm to School
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Farm to School

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/12/2015
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.

Buy Local Buy Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Buy Local Buy Wisconsin

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/5/2015
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.

Farm to School
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Farm to School

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/5/2015
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$227.49
2015
July - December
$0.00
2016
January - June
$35.42
2016
July - December
$0.00
Total $262.91
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
7.00
2015
July - December
0.00
2016
January - June
1.00
2016
July - December
0.00
Total 8.00
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
0.00
2015
July - December
0.00
2016
January - June
0.00
2016
July - December
0.00
Total 0.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: grants to support donation of farm and food products to food banks and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
50 %
2016
July - December
Total 13 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
90 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 75 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
25 %
2016
July - December
Total 8 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
25 %
2016
July - December
Total 3 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
100 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
100 %
Total < 1%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures