Wisconsin Dairy Products Association Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Trade association representing Wisconsin's dairy industry.

Lobbying Interests:
Primarily focused on dairy-related issues, such as milk volume premiums, laboratory certification program, dairy fees, dairy plant rules, Standards of Identity for dairy products, producer security, landspreading (NR 214), miscellanous farm related issues and any biennial budget items pertaining to dairy. Also may become involved in phosphorus discharge rules and chloride discharge.

CEO Name:
Brad Legreid
Executive Director

Contact
BL
Brad Legreid
8383 Greenway Blvd
Middleton, WI 53562
(608) 836-3336
(608) 836-3334
info@wdpa.net
http://www.wdpa.net

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 73
Assembly Bill 73
Relating to: labeling food as a type of dairy product or as a dairy ingredient and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2021
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 74
Assembly Bill 74
Relating to: labeling a food product as a type of milk and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2021
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 235
Assembly Bill 235
Relating to: rural economic development programs administered by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and farm support grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/13/2021
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 311
Assembly Bill 311
Relating to: designating Colby as the state cheese.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/26/2021
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 314
Assembly Bill 314
Relating to: promoting the export of Wisconsin's agricultural and agribusiness products. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 92

For
Notification Date
5/26/2021
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 882
Assembly Bill 882
Relating to: grants for dairy exports promotion and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/31/2022
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 72
Senate Bill 72
Relating to: technical college farmer tuition assistance grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2021
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 79
Senate Bill 79
Relating to: monitoring extension and outreach hours of certain University of Wisconsin System faculty and academic staff who provide extension services in applied agricultural research. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 11

Other
Notification Date
3/3/2021
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 81
Senate Bill 81
Relating to: labeling food as a type of dairy product or as a dairy ingredient and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2021
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 83
Senate Bill 83
Relating to: labeling a food product as a type of milk and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2021
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 280
Senate Bill 280
Relating to: rural economic development programs administered by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and farm support grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/13/2021
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 325
Senate Bill 325
Relating to: promoting the export of Wisconsin's agricultural and agribusiness products. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/4/2021
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 371
Senate Bill 371
Relating to: designating Colby as the state cheese.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/26/2021
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 827
Senate Bill 827
Relating to: grants for dairy exports promotion and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 207

For
Notification Date
1/31/2022
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: Agricultural Resource Management
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection: Agricultural Resource Management

Notification Date
2/19/2021
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.

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
2/19/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/19/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/19/2021
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

Bulk milk collection, sampling, and transportation.
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Bulk milk collection, sampling, and transportation.

SS 089_15
None
Notification Date
1/31/2022
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

Monitoring DATCP 's WI Dairy Rules Advisory Committee
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Monitoring DATCP 's WI Dairy Rules Advisory Committee

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
7/28/2022
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.

Monitoring DATCP's Dairy Export Council activities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Monitoring DATCP's Dairy Export Council activities

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/17/2022
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.

Randy Romanski Confirmation as DATCP secretary
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Randy Romanski Confirmation as DATCP secretary

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/4/2021
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.

Monitoring the Dairy Innovation Hub
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Monitoring the Dairy Innovation Hub

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/3/2021
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.

Monitor dairy-related items in Governor's proposed 2021-22 budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Monitor dairy-related items in Governor's proposed 2021-22 budget

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/11/2021
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.

Discussions with DATCP, DNR and other state agencies about the current coronavirus pandemic.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Discussions with DATCP, DNR and other state agencies about the current coronavirus pandemic.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/20/2021
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.

Concerns with accurate and truthful label claims for butter products.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Concerns with accurate and truthful label claims for butter products.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/6/2021
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.

Monitor the activities of the newly-formed DATCP Dairy Rules Advisory Cmte.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Monitor the activities of the newly-formed DATCP Dairy Rules Advisory Cmte.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/6/2021
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.

Discussions with DATCP and DNR about the current coronavirus pandemic
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Discussions with DATCP and DNR about the current coronavirus pandemic

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/6/2021
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

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$4,323.00
2021
July - December
$2,624.00
2022
January - June
$1,900.00
Total $8,847.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
15.00
2021
July - December
1.00
2022
January - June
6.75
Total 22.75
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
48.50
2021
July - December
37.25
2022
January - June
19.75
Total 105.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: designating Colby as the state cheese.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
1 %
2021
July - December
7 %
2022
January - June
12 %
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: technical college farmer tuition assistance grants and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
1 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: rural economic development programs administered by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and farm support grants. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
1 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: designating Colby as the state cheese.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
1 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: promoting the export of Wisconsin's agricultural and agribusiness products. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
37 %
2022
January - June
3 %
2022
July - December
Total 12 %
Relating to: monitoring extension and outreach hours of certain University of Wisconsin System faculty and academic staff who provide extension services in applied agricultural research. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: rural economic development programs administered by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and farm support grants. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
3 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: labeling food as a type of dairy product or as a dairy ingredient and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
3 %
2021
July - December
9 %
2022
January - June
4 %
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: labeling a food product as a type of milk and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
3 %
2021
July - December
9 %
2022
January - June
4 %
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: labeling food as a type of dairy product or as a dairy ingredient and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: labeling a food product as a type of milk and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: promoting the export of Wisconsin's agricultural and agribusiness products. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
6 %
2021
July - December
3 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: grants for dairy exports promotion and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
8 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: grants for dairy exports promotion and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
34 %
2022
July - December
Total 7 %

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

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
1 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
3 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
7 %
2021
July - December
3 %
2022
January - June
14 %
2022
July - December
Total 7 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
56 %
2021
July - December
30 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 37 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
15 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures