Wisconsin dairy farmers have until May 25th to vote for members to the Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin board.
Formerly the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin board members will serve three-year terms. The election is coordinated by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection.
The candidates and voting instructions can be found online at Brownfield Ag News.
Here are the candidates, listed by district:
Florence, Forest, Langlade, Marinette, Oconto and Vilas counties
Nominee – Connie Seefeldt, Coleman
St. Croix, Dunn counties
Nominees – Kay Zwald, Hammond; Rachel Kummer, Mondovi
Nominee – Steven Sternweis, Marshfield
Outagamie and Winnebago counties
Nominee – Mike Verhasselt, Kaukauna
Jackson, LaCrosse and Trempealeau counties
Nominees – Patricia Kling, Taylor; Louisa Peterson, Bangor
Calumet and Manitowoc counties
Nominee – Julie Maurer, Newton
Richland and Sauk Counties
Nominee – Sharon Laubscher, Wonewoc
Iowa and Lafayette counties
Nominees – Jay Stauffacher, Darlington; Deborah Nelson, Arena;
Jerry Zander, Barneveld
An eligible producer who has not received a ballot by May 10th can contact Debbie Gegare, Market Orders Program Coordinator at 608-224-5116 or Debbie.firstname.lastname@example.org) to request a ballot.
By: Larry Lee
Source: Brownfield Ag News