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Your membership empowers you to be an advocate, so together we may enhance the quality of life for family farmers and rural communities.

 

If you’d like to get more involved, we have educational programs, leadership training, and opportunities for involvement in our grassroots, democratic process. Be heard. Get active and bring about positive change. Or join simply as a way of supporting the work we do.

 

Education for farmers, consumers and rural communities is the foundation of what we focus on.  We also, create passionate representation to elected officials through policy development.  With a look to the future, using cooperative development principles, we host events that expose youth to the possibilities of family agriculture in Wisconsin.

Collectively, we advocate for rural communities and the family farm.

 

  1. Create local on-farm events for farmers and consumersthat show farmers’ use of best practices that encourage soil restoration, water quality and erosion abatement.

  2. We are leading the industry discussion for policy to balance dairy supply and demandwith our Dairy Together initiative.

  3. Organize members to participate in civic engagementthrough our annual Farm & Rural Lobby Day, National Fly-in to Washington, D.C., and testimony at state hearings.

  4. Through the Farmers Union Camp program youth participate in enrichment programsaround leadership development, cooperative career exploration and civic engagement.  Many programs take place at our WFU Kamp Kenwood in Chippewa Falls.

 

Join Wisconsin Farmers Union and learn more about renewable energy, trade issues, healthcare, land use planning, the environment, and much, much more. Help preserve the culture and economic health of our rural communities. 

 

Membership in the Wisconsin Farmers Union means you are also a member of the National Farmers Union. Your involvement in local issues can impact our state and national priorities.  And as a member of National Farmers Union, you gain access to discounts for equipment, insurance, travel and more.  Click here to see complete list:  www.nfu.org/benefits

 

The strength of Wisconsin Farmers Union comes from our grassroots membership, comprised of farmers and consumers alike.  Our Special Orders of Business include:  

 

  • Dairy Policy Reform

  • Oversight Of Large Livestock Facilities & Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) 

  • Concentration In The Agriculture Industry

  • Hemp

  • BadgerCare and BadgerCare Public Option

  • Family Farmers Shaping Climate Change Policy

  • Meat Processing Infrastructure

 

Click below to see our membership choices, where you can impact local organizing and action along with 2,200 other families who are members in our 28 state chapters. For more information about membership,  contact our state office at info@wisconsinfarmersunion.com

or 715-723-5561.

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The Wisconsin Farmers Union prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, family/parental status, age, disability, socio-economic or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These include employment, youth and adult programs, membership, selection of vendors, appointment of board members and selection of grantees, volunteers and representatives.

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117 W Spring St.

Chippewa Falls, WI 54729

info@wisconsinfarmersunion.com

715-723-5561

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