Ninety-three years ago, our founders knew family farms were worth fighting for. They gathered in solidarity to set policy that would improve life on their family farms and in their communities. We'll continue that legacy as we celebrate Wisconsin Farmers Union's 93rd convention.
View WFU's Policy & Special Orders of Business at: www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com/policy
Hotel room block pricing: Call 1-855-923-8144 and use booking ID H20737
Room block is open until November 22.
Policy Submission Forms
Use the following forms to submit policy suggestions for our upcoming convention. The submissions will be reviewed by the corresponding committee, then county presidents, and if forwarded, the delegates at our convention.
Committee Interest Forms
We are seeking committee members for our Resolutions Review, Bylaws, and Election, Rules, and Credentials Committees. If interested, please submit the corresponding form.
This year, we will be electing board directors for
District 2 (Dunn, Pepin, Pierce, and St. Croix Counties)
District 6 (Adams, Columbia, Green Lake, Juneau, Marathon, Marquette, Portage, Sauk, Waupaca, Waushara, and Wood Counties)
District 7 (Dane, Jefferson, Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties)
As well as 2 delegates to represent WFU at the NFU Convention.
Following the WFU convention, the board of directors will hold elections for the WFU Executive Committee (President, Vice President, and Secretary).
NFU delegate and WFU board candidates are asked to submit the following forms by the designated deadlines:
• Send nominations (with the name as it should appear on the ballot), a photo, and a brief statement of background, qualifications, etc. (up to 300 words total) by Oct. 15 for inclusion in the WFU News and/or by Nov. 22 for communications to delegates. Any paid member may self-nominate or be nominated by a chapter leader.
Dates to Remember
Sept/Oct - Chapter Annual Meetings & Policy Discussions.
Oct 1 - Policy & Bylaw Resolutions Due
Oct 15 - Deadline for WFU board and NFU delegate candidates to submit bios for Nov/Dec WFU News
Oct 19 - The Resolutions Review Committee will review resolutions submitted by the Oct. 1 deadline.
Oct 31 - Final Chapter Reports due.
Nov 11 - County presidents meet to review proposed policy.
Nov 17 - Early bird registration ends.
Nov 22 - Chula Vista room block ends.
Nov 22 - Deadline for WFU board and NFU delegate candidates to submit bios for delegate email.
Nov 30 - Last day to register as a voting delegate to represent your chapter or vote your own vote.
Dec 5 - Deadline for non-delegate attendee registrations.
Dec 8 - WFU Groundswell Pre-Convention
Dec 9-10 - WFU Convention!
Each year at our annual convention, Wisconsin recognizes several people for their leadership and dedication to rural Wisconsin. As a grassroots organization, WFU’s strength resides in the dedication and leadership of its members.