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
Executive Director

Contact
KB
Kim Bremmer
PO Box 12616
Green Bay, WI 54307
(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Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On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 727
Assembly Bill 727
Relating to: creating a commercial nitrogen optimization pilot program, providing crop insurance rebates for cover crops, creating a hydrogeologist position, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule...

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 223

None
Notification Date
12/6/2021
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.
Senate Bill 677
Senate Bill 677
Relating to: creating a commercial nitrogen optimization pilot program, providing crop insurance rebates for cover crops, creating a hydrogeologist position, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/9/2021
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 894
Senate Bill 894
Relating to: peer review of administrative rules, comments to proposed statements of scope, and review of proposed groundwater enforcement standards. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2022
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 968
Senate Bill 968
Relating to: funding for the Fenwood Creek watershed pilot project.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/4/2022
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
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.

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
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.

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

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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Amendments to ch. NR 140 to set numerical standards to minimize the concentration of polluting substances in groundwater
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Amendments to ch. NR 140 to set numerical standards to minimize the concentration of polluting substances in groundwater

SS 029_21
None
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.

Aquatic plant management, manual removal and mechanical control regulations, and aquatic habitat protection, and surface water grants.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Aquatic plant management, manual removal and mechanical control regulations, and aquatic habitat protection, and surface water grants.

SS 024_20
Other
Notification Date
8/4/2022
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.

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

SS 051_21
None
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.

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

SS 077_19
None
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$9,500.00
2021
July - December
$18,150.00
2022
January - June
$1,650.00
Total $29,300.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
32.50
2021
July - December
15.00
2022
January - June
11.25
Total 58.75
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
211.00
2021
July - December
116.35
2022
January - June
103.00
Total 430.35

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: creating a commercial nitrogen optimization pilot program, providing crop insurance rebates for cover crops, creating a hydrogeologist position, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
35 %
2022
July - December
Total 13 %
Relating to: creating a commercial nitrogen optimization pilot program, providing crop insurance rebates for cover crops, creating a hydrogeologist position, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
35 %
2022
July - December
Total 13 %
Relating to: funding for the Fenwood Creek watershed pilot project.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: peer review of administrative rules, comments to proposed statements of scope, and review of proposed groundwater enforcement standards. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
6 %
2022
July - December
Total 1 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
15 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
15 %
2022
July - December
Total 11 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
65 %
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 39 %

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
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
8 %
2022
July - December
Total 6 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures