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The Dairy Company Association (DBA), Wisconsin’s major dairy advocacy group, applauded the signing into law two expenditures that will support maintain Wisconsin’s farming legacy.
Final week, Gov. Tony Evers signed into law a bill that would make it simpler for farm people to transfer expensive farm products exterior the probate method. Rep. John Macco, R-Ledgeview, drafted the monthly bill with Sen. Joan Ballweg, R-Markesan.
This week, Gov. Evers signed into law a monthly bill that presents additional funding to strengthen Wisconsin’s dairy exports. The monthly bill was co-authored by Sen. Joan Ballweg, R-Markesan, and Rep. Tony Kurtz, R-Wonewoc. Both of those expenditures relished sturdy bi-partisan assistance.
“These endeavours by our lawmakers are crucial actions to preserving Wisconsin’s position as America’s Dairyland,” DBA President Amy Penterman explained. “The lawmakers main these initiatives fully grasp the importance dairy plays for our state’s farmers, meals processors and rural communities.”
The probate concern was in the beginning introduced ahead by a DBA member, marking the next consecutive session the place DBA has shepherded an idea brought forward from membership into regulation.
“The farm estate transfer monthly bill serves as a shining case in point of how our farmers can travel legislative remedies in Madison,” Penterman mentioned. “I challenge our associates to get engaged with DBA and go on primary prevalent-feeling transform.”