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I am a lobbyist. I’ve previously been a criminal defense attorney. If I started to moonlight as a used-car salesperson, I could say I’ve officially held the three most reviled professions in America. This article is a defense of lobbying, a noble or at least necessary job.
More than 70 members of the Dairy Business Association came together on Wednesday, Sept.7 at Grand View Dairy in Brillion, Wis. for a mock Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) visit to a farm. The meeting was co-sponsored by DBA corporate member Ansay & Associates.
Good morning, my name is Jerry Meissner. I own and operate Norm-E-Lane, a family dairy farm in Chili, Wisconsin. I am also the immediate past president of the Dairy Business Association (DBA) and a member of the board of directors for the Dairy Business Milk Marketing Cooperative (DBMMC). I would like to thank the Natural Resource Board for the opportunity to speak regarding this statement of scope.
ASHLAND—A modified scope statement that will affect farm manure regulations has drawn criticism from Wisconsin conservation groups, but supporters called it a first step toward solving water quality issues.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (July 18, 2016) — Joanna Wavrunek has joined the Dairy Business Association in a new social media specialist role.
Congress has approved a compromise measure on GMO labeling that would be favorable to dairy farmers and processors. President Obama has indicated that he intends to sign the bill into law soon.
The state’s decision to reopen certain administrative rules that have a major impact on dairy farms would create a once-in-a-generation challenge for the Dairy Business Association and the entire dairy community.
Dairy Cares of Wisconsin is seeking businesses and individuals to join in supporting fundraising efforts for their chosen cause, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.
[MADISON] Today, Attorney General Brad Schimel issued a formal opinion which, answers several specific questions related to the permitting of high capacity wells and provides all state regulatory agencies with much-needed guidance in implementing 2011 Wisconsin Act 21. The opinion was requested by the State Assembly.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (March 21, 2016) — The Dairy Business Association has hired a communications consultant with deep roots in agriculture for a new role of director of industry relations.