Foremost Farms USA, Cooperative

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
We’re a milk solids processing business owned by the dairy farm families who supply our milk. That’s what it means to be a cooperative – and it’s why our farmer-members have a vested interest in providing the highest-quality milk possible. They own Foremost Farms.

Lobbying Interests:
agriculture, business & cooperative issues

CEO Name:
Greg Schlafer
President & CEO

Contact
GS
Greg Schlafer
E10889 Penny Lane
Baraboo, WI 53913
(608) 355-8700
michelle@capgroupwi.com
http://www.foremostfarms.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Matthew D Kussow Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/29/2020 Withdrawn On N/A
Michelle Kussow Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/29/2020 Withdrawn On N/A
Brandon Scholz Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/29/2020 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

January 2021 Special Session Senate Bill 1
January 2021 Special Session Senate Bill 1
Relating to: transactions with the Department of Workforce Development under the unemployment insurance law, funding for unemployment insurance modernization efforts, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 4

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 22
Assembly Bill 22
Relating to: member meetings, bylaws, and emergency powers of a cooperative.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/2/2021
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 478
Assembly Bill 478
Relating to: authorized activities and operations of credit unions, automated teller machines of financial institutions, repealing rules promulgated by the Department of Financial Institutions, and providing an exemption from rule-making procedures.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/21/2021
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 25
Senate Bill 25
Relating to: member meetings, bylaws, and emergency powers of a cooperative.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 5

For
Notification Date
1/29/2021
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.

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
2/23/2021
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
2/23/2021
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

overweight vehicle permits
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
overweight vehicle permits

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/24/2022
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$21,000.00
2021
July - December
$21,000.00
2022
January - June
$21,000.00
Total $63,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
6.25
2021
July - December
8.00
2022
January - June
2.00
Total 16.25
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
28.75
2021
July - December
28.25
2022
January - June
10.25
Total 67.25

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

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 1 %

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
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
100 %
2021
July - December
100 %
2022
January - June
90 %
2022
July - December
Total 99 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures