Wisconsin Association of Professional Agricultural Consultants

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The Wisconsin Association of Professional Agricultural Consultants (WAPAC) was formed in 1987 to provide a unified voice for professionals advising farmers in Wisconsin. WAPAC's diverse membership includes crop consultants, animal nutritionists, veterinarians, farm managers, educators and other farm industry advisors, giving the Association many sources of experience from which to tap for problem solving. WAPAC's goal is to promote the profession of agricultural consulting, contribute to the industry and state through public service and to elevate the public's perception of the role of consultants in agriculture.

Lobbying Interests:
Issues affecting Wisconsin agriculture and agribusiness.

CEO Name:
Melisa Skwor
Executive Secretary

Contact
MS
Melisa Skwor
2 E. Mifflin St.
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 963-6213
wapac1987@gmail.com
http://www.wapac.info/

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jordan Lamb Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/31/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Ronald W Kuehn Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/31/2017 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 547
Assembly Bill 547
Relating to: permitting and mitigation requirements for nonfederal and artificial wetlands and state assumption of the federal regulatory program governing the discharge of dredged or fill material into navigable waters. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 183

For
Notification Date
2/14/2018
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 946
Assembly Bill 946
Relating to: producer led watershed protection grants and transferring moneys within the environmental fund. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 196

For
Notification Date
2/15/2018
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 600
Senate Bill 600
Relating to: permitting and mitigation requirements for nonfederal and artificial wetlands and state assumption of the federal regulatory program governing the discharge of dredged or fill material into navigable waters. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/14/2018
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 796
Senate Bill 796
Relating to: producer led watershed protection grants and transferring moneys within the environmental fund. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2018
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Livestock facility siting
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Livestock facility siting

SS 012_16
None
Notification Date
1/2/2018
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.

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

SS 064_16
For
Notification Date
4/26/2017
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2019-21 State Budget Bill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2019-21 State Budget Bill

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/10/2018
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.

Appointment of Sheila Harsdorf as Secretary of Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Appointment of Sheila Harsdorf as Secretary of Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/9/2018
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

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$750.00
2017
July - December
$5,651.00
2018
January - June
$2,400.00
2018
July - December
$270.00
Total $9,071.00
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
1.00
2017
July - December
1.85
2018
January - June
1.45
2018
July - December
0.40
Total 4.70
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
1.50
2017
July - December
16.80
2018
January - June
6.55
2018
July - December
0.50
Total 25.35

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: producer led watershed protection grants and transferring moneys within the environmental fund. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
15 %
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: producer led watershed protection grants and transferring moneys within the environmental fund. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
15 %
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: permitting and mitigation requirements for nonfederal and artificial wetlands and state assumption of the federal regulatory program governing the discharge of dredged or fill material into navigable waters. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
20 %
2018
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: permitting and mitigation requirements for nonfederal and artificial wetlands and state assumption of the federal regulatory program governing the discharge of dredged or fill material into navigable waters. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
20 %
2018
July - December
Total 7 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
100 %
2017
July - December
100 %
2018
January - June
20 %
2018
July - December
Total 80 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
100 %
Total 6 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures