Wisconsin Farmers Union

89th Annual  State Convention

January 31- February 2, 2020

Central Wisconsin Convention & Expo Center  

Rothschild, WI

FRIDAY January 31st

GROUNDSWELL pre-convention event

Noon to 4:30pm. Lunch is provided. Cost is $65 for non-members (includes a
family membership) or $35 for members. Two scholarships are available
per Farmers Union chapter ­- contact your local leadership for details.

 

WFU 2020 Candidate Meet & Greet

Join us for a fun evening of networking, food, and a chance meet candidates in the upcoming 2020 elections! Ticketed event. Register: www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com or 715-723-5561. 

 

 

SATURDAY February 1st

KEYNOTE: Barry Lynn (Executive Director, Open Markets Institute)

Barry Lynn directs the Open Markets Institute. Previously, he spent 15 years at the New America Foundation researching and writing about monopoly power. He is author of  Cornered: The New Monopoly Capitalism and the Economics of Destruction  (Wiley 2010) and  End of the Line: The Rise and Coming Fall of the Global Corporation  (Doubleday 2005).

Lynn’s writings on the political and economic effects of the extreme consolidation of power in the United States have influenced the thinking of policymakers and antitrust professionals on both sides of the Atlantic. His work has been profiled on CBS and in the  New York Times, and his articles have appeared in publications including  Harper’s, the Financial Times, Harvard Business Review,  and  Foreign Policy. He has appeared on CBS, PBS, CNN, the BBC, NPR, MSNBC, C-Span, and the Christian Broadcasting Network, among others. Prior to joining New America, Lynn was executive editor of  Global Business Magazine  for seven years, and worked as a correspondent in Peru, Venezuela, and the Caribbean for the  Associated Press  and  Agence France Presse.

 

WORKSHOPS 

Monopolization in Agriculture * Navigating Tough Conversations *

Our Lakes, Our Lands * Dairy Growth Management

SATURDAY LUNCHEON 

 

POLICY DISCUSSION kicks off Saturday this year!
Join in thoughtful discourse on the future of agriculture
and help guide WFU’s work in the year ahead.

SATURDAY EVENING SOCIAL/BOARD CANDIDATE RECEPTION

 

 

SUNDAY February 2nd

BOARD ELECTIONS

BREAKFAST ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS

INTERFAITH SERVICE highlighting faith & farming

POLICY DISCUSSION by the grassroots membership

ELECTION RESULTS & Announcements 

Register

REGISTRATION
NOW OPEN

Sponsors/Exhibitors

NOW SEEKING
EXHIBITORS
& SPONSORS

Want to sponsor the event?

Register here or contact

Tommy Enright at tenright@wisconsinfarmersunion.com for details.

Special Thanks to our Platinum sponsors

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