Today’s show is dedicated to Sylvia Johnston.
How do we ensure access to farmland, especially affordable farmland, to people who want to farm? How do we ensure rural residents access to essential public services, like well-maintained roads, affordable health care, reliable communication services, and great local schools? How do we fairly compensate farmers and farm families for their labors and the risks they take on, so that more families?
Today Patty Peltekos speaks with Kara O’Connor, government relations director of the Wisconsin Farmers Union, and Gabe Chapman, the Wisconsin Farmers Union Dairy Survey Analyst.
The Wisconsin Farmers Union will be holding its annual convention in the Wisconsin Dells starting this Friday, January 27th. The theme of this year’s convention is “Cultivating Rural Values.”