Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Farmers and Agri Businesses

Lobbying Interests:
All areas affecting agriculture, farming and agri businesses

Title:
Treasurer

Contact
JF
Jeff Fuller
PO Box 5550
Madison, WI 53705
(608) 828-5715
(608) 828-5718
fboperations@wfbf.com
http://www.wfbf.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 24
Assembly Bill 24
Relating to: project labor agreements and public contracts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/23/2017
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.
Comments
WFBF is monitoring this legislation
Assembly Bill 53
Assembly Bill 53
Relating to: time periods for the abatement of late blight of potatoes.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 54
Assembly Bill 54
Relating to: seed potato certification and use and providing penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 61
Assembly Bill 61
Relating to: rules that prohibit feeding deer in certain counties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/7/2017
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.
Comments
We are monitoring this legislation
Assembly Bill 105
Assembly Bill 105
Relating to: replacement, reconstruction, and transfer of an approved high capacity well, recommendation of special groundwater measures by the Department of Natural Resources, and metering requirements and grants for certain high capacity wells.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 123
Assembly Bill 123
Relating to: the information technology block grant program, the broadband expansion grant program, waiving certain fees and appraisals, and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/3/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 160
Assembly Bill 160
Relating to: regulation of aquaculture and fish farms, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 21

For
Notification Date
6/15/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 183
Assembly Bill 183
Relating to: growing and processing industrial hemp, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/3/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 226
Assembly Bill 226
Relating to: local assistance for remediating contaminated wells and failing wastewater treatment systems and award limits for contaminated well grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 69

For
Notification Date
6/15/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 246
Assembly Bill 246
Relating to: drainage districts and regulating the removal of material from certain drainage ditches. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/9/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 278
Assembly Bill 278
Relating to: sales and use tax exemptions for beekeeping. (FE)

Bill Text and History

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.
Assembly Bill 284
Assembly Bill 284
Relating to: creating a program for reimbursing the higher education debt of small farm operators, creating an individual income tax deduction for certain amounts received from such a program, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and pr...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/2/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 296
Assembly Bill 296
Relating to: elimination of the requirement that laborers, workers, mechanics, and truck drivers employed on the site of a project of public works be paid the prevailing wage. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/5/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 302
Assembly Bill 302
Relating to: establishing a veteran farmer assistance and outreach program and creating a veteran farmer logotype. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/30/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 353
Assembly Bill 353
Relating to: the organization and operation of cooperatives and extensions of credit by electric cooperatives.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 76

Other
Notification Date
8/23/2017
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.
Comments
WFBF is monitoring this legislation
Assembly Bill 388
Assembly Bill 388
Relating to: the discharge of dredged or fill material into artificial wetlands and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/19/2017
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.
Comments
With the adoption of the amendment, WFBF has changed its position from support to now monitoring this legislation.
Assembly Bill 411
Assembly Bill 411
Relating to: the authority of a conservation warden to enter private land and the admissibility of evidence.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/18/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 433
Assembly Bill 433
Relating to: closing hours for retail sales by wineries.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
7/14/2017
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.
Comments
WFBF was supportive of the bill until the introduction of the substitute amendment. We are now monitoring.
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
12/20/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 577
Assembly Bill 577
Relating to: grants to support donation of farm and food products to food banks and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/15/2018
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.
Assembly Bill 686
Assembly Bill 686
Relating to: testing of private wells, compensation for well contamination and abandonment, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2018
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 698
Assembly Bill 698
Relating to: various changes to the Agricultural Producer Security Program, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/7/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 712
Assembly Bill 712
Relating to: enforcement of federal and state laws relating to the management of the wolf population and to the killing of wolves and expenditure of funds for wolf management purposes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/6/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 765
Assembly Bill 765
Relating to: administration of the livestock premises registration program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 827
Assembly Bill 827
Relating to: grants for obtaining farm tractor rollover protective structures and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/15/2018
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.
Assembly Bill 835
Assembly Bill 835
Relating to: sparsity aid, the revenue limit ceiling for school districts, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 141

For
Notification Date
1/15/2018
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.
Assembly Bill 912
Assembly Bill 912
Relating to: rural economic development programs administered by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, grants to other authorities and state agencies for purposes of rural economic development, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2018
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 919
Assembly Bill 919
Relating to: the I 94 east-west corridor project. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/9/2018
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.
Comments
WFBF is monitoring this legislation
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.
Assembly Joint Resolution 57
Assembly Joint Resolution 57
Relating to: proclaiming June 2017 as Dairy Month in Wisconsin.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/14/2017
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.
Assembly Joint Resolution 100
Assembly Joint Resolution 100
Relating to: encouraging the use of television white space technology to increase access to the Internet.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2018
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 Resolution 6
Assembly Resolution 6
Relating to: honoring the life and contributions of Michael "Mike" Robert Biadasz.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/9/2017
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.
Senate Bill 3
Senate Bill 3
Relating to: project labor agreements and public contracts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 3

Other
Notification Date
1/23/2017
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.
Comments
WFBF is monitoring this legislation
Senate Bill 20
Senate Bill 20
Relating to: time periods for the abatement of late blight of potatoes.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 45

For
Notification Date
2/6/2017
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.
Senate Bill 23
Senate Bill 23
Relating to: seed potato certification and use and providing penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 46

For
Notification Date
2/9/2017
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.
Senate Bill 26
Senate Bill 26
Relating to: broadband expansion grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/9/2017
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.
Senate Bill 49
Senate Bill 49
Relating to: the information technology block grant program, the broadband expansion grant program, waiving certain fees and appraisals, and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2017
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.
Senate Bill 68
Senate Bill 68
Relating to: rules that prohibit feeding deer in certain counties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 41

Other
Notification Date
2/23/2017
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.
Comments
We are monitoring this legislation
Senate Bill 76
Senate Bill 76
Relating to: replacement, reconstruction, and transfer of an approved high capacity well, recommendation of special groundwater measures by the Department of Natural Resources, and metering requirements and grants for certain high capacity wells.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 10

For
Notification Date
2/23/2017
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.
Senate Bill 95
Senate Bill 95
Relating to: regulation of aquaculture and fish farms, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/15/2017
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.
Senate Bill 119
Senate Bill 119
Relating to: growing and processing industrial hemp, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 100

For
Notification Date
3/24/2017
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.
Senate Bill 168
Senate Bill 168
Relating to: local assistance for remediating contaminated wells and failing wastewater treatment systems and award limits for contaminated well grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/6/2017
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.
Senate Bill 177
Senate Bill 177
Relating to: drainage districts and regulating the removal of material from certain drainage ditches. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 115

For
Notification Date
5/9/2017
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.
Senate Bill 214
Senate Bill 214
Relating to: creating a program for reimbursing the higher education debt of small farm operators, creating an individual income tax deduction for certain amounts received from such a program, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and pr...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/2/2017
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.
Senate Bill 216
Senate Bill 216
Relating to: elimination of the requirement that laborers, workers, mechanics, and truck drivers employed on the site of a project of public works be paid the prevailing wage. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/24/2017
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.
Senate Bill 224
Senate Bill 224
Relating to: establishing a veteran farmer assistance and outreach program and creating a veteran farmer logotype. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 121

For
Notification Date
5/5/2017
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.
Senate Bill 281
Senate Bill 281
Relating to: the organization and operation of cooperatives and extensions of credit by electric cooperatives.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/23/2017
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.
Comments
WFBF is monitoring this legislation
Senate Bill 311
Senate Bill 311
Relating to: closing hours for retail sales by wineries.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/16/2017
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.
Comments
WFBF was supportive of the bill until the introduction of the substitute amendment. We are now monitoring the bill.
Senate Bill 320
Senate Bill 320
Relating to: the discharge of dredged or fill material into artificial wetlands and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/9/2017
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.
Comments
With the adoption of the amendment, WFBF has changed its position from support to now monitoring this legislation.
Senate Bill 321
Senate Bill 321
Relating to: the authority of a conservation warden to enter private land and the admissibility of evidence.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/9/2017
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.
Senate Bill 487
Senate Bill 487
Relating to: grants to support donation of farm and food products to food banks and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/15/2018
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
12/20/2017
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.
Senate Bill 602
Senate Bill 602
Relating to: enforcement of federal and state laws relating to the management of the wolf population and to the killing of wolves and expenditure of funds for wolf management purposes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/15/2018
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 667
Senate Bill 667
Relating to: administration of the livestock premises registration program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 210

For
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.
Senate Bill 690
Senate Bill 690
Relating to: sparsity aid, the revenue limit ceiling for school districts, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/15/2018
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 769
Senate Bill 769
Relating to: rural economic development programs administered by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, grants to other authorities and state agencies for purposes of rural economic development, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2018
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 780
Senate Bill 780
Relating to: grants for obtaining farm tractor rollover protective structures and making an appropriation. (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 788
Senate Bill 788
Relating to: the I 94 east-west corridor project. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/9/2018
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.
Comments
WFBF is monitoring this legislation
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.
Senate Joint Resolution 57
Senate Joint Resolution 57
Relating to: proclaiming June 2017 as Dairy Month in Wisconsin.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/14/2017
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.
Senate Joint Resolution 96
Senate Joint Resolution 96
Relating to: encouraging the use of television white space technology to increase access to the Internet.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2018
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
4/14/2017
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.

Appropriation Obligation Bonds
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Appropriation Obligation Bonds

Notification Date
4/14/2017
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.

Bonding Authorization
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Bonding Authorization

Notification Date
4/14/2017
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.

Environmental Improvement Fund
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Environmental Improvement Fund

Notification Date
4/14/2017
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.

Natural Resources: Environmental Quality
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Environmental Quality

Notification Date
4/14/2017
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.

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

Notification Date
4/14/2017
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.

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

Notification Date
4/14/2017
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.

Transportation: Transportation Finance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Transportation Finance

Notification Date
4/14/2017
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.

University of Wisconsin System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System

Notification Date
4/14/2017
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.

Workforce Development: Other Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Other Programs

Notification Date
4/14/2017
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Animal diseases and movement
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Animal diseases and movement

SS 049_18
Other
Notification Date
6/28/2018
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.

Comments
WFBF is monitoring this emergency rule
Grain dealers and grain warehouse keepers; milk contractors; vegetable contractors
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Grain dealers and grain warehouse keepers; milk contractors; vegetable contractors

SS 005_17
Other
Notification Date
1/23/2017
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.

Deer carcass transportation, deer farm fencing and chronic wasting disease
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Deer carcass transportation, deer farm fencing and chronic wasting disease

SS 048_18
Other
Notification Date
6/28/2018
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.

Comments
WFBF is monitoring this emergency rule
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
1/31/2018
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Appointment of Cris Peterson as a Congressional District 7 Representative on the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Appointment of Cris Peterson as a Congressional District 7 Representative on the Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/15/2018
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.

DATCP Emergency Rule establishing a hemp pilot program and licensing system for producers and processors of industrial hemp
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DATCP Emergency Rule establishing a hemp pilot program and licensing system for producers and processors of industrial hemp

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/31/2018
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.

WFBF supports William Bruins of Waupan, as an At-Large Member on the Natural Resources Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2023.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
WFBF supports William Bruins of Waupan, as an At-Large Member on the Natural Resources Board, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2023.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/9/2017
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.

WFBF supports Miranda Leis of Cashton, as an Agriculture Representative on the Board of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2023
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
WFBF supports Miranda Leis of Cashton, as an Agriculture Representative on the Board of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2023

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/9/2017
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.

WFBF supports Andrew Diercks of Coloma, as an Agriculture Representative on the Board of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2023
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
WFBF supports Andrew Diercks of Coloma, as an Agriculture Representative on the Board of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, to serve for the term ending May 1, 2023

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/9/2017
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.

Deer Baiting Rules
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Deer Baiting Rules

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/6/2017
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.

DATCP Board appointment
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DATCP Board appointment

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2017
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.

The replacement, reconstruction, and repair of existing high capacity wells and the transfer of high capacity well permits issued by the DNR
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The replacement, reconstruction, and repair of existing high capacity wells and the transfer of high capacity well permits issued by the DNR

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2017
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.

The production, processing, commercialization and utilization of industrial hemp
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The production, processing, commercialization and utilization of industrial hemp

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2017
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.

Animal unit values for Jersey cows
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Animal unit values for Jersey cows

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/22/2016
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$244,377.22
2017
July - December
$260,151.13
2018
January - June
$254,443.39
2018
July - December
$253,927.06
Total $1,012,898.80
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
219.00
2017
July - December
186.00
2018
January - June
119.00
2018
July - December
63.00
Total 587.00
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
759.50
2017
July - December
687.50
2018
January - June
554.50
2018
July - December
213.00
Total 2214.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

No legislative bills/resolutions found.

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

No topics found.

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
100 %
2017
July - December
100 %
2018
January - June
100 %
2018
July - December
100 %
Total 100 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures