Producers

Funded by Wisconsin's dairy farm families, the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB) works to maintain and build markets for Wisconsin-produced milk and dairy products nationwide, educate consumers about the quality and nutritional importance of milk and dairy products, and showcase the vital economic contribution that dairy makes to our communities and our state.

 

 

Wisconsin Dairy News

Watch our weekly dairy news segments which appear during local news broadcasts across Wisconsin.

 

What's Happening at WMMB?

  • Dairy Data A Key Resource for Wisconsin Dairy

    Apr 12, 2016

    WMMB's Dairy Data contains a wide variety of Wisconsin dairy statistics and is updated annually. This special publication also includes a historical timeline showcasing our rich dairy heritage dating back to the 1830's.

  • April Wisconsin Dairy News

    Apr 05, 2016

    Cheestopia - Airs week of April 4th
    A one-day festival celebrating Midwest artisan cheese is bringing cheesemakers and consumers together. Learn more about the Cheesetopia event being held in Chicago.

    Navieve Fromagerie - Airs week of April 11th
    Wausau is home to a new European-style cheese shop highlighting Wisconsin cheese and its many accompaniments. Meet the people behind the counter at Navieve Fromagerie and see what's available!

    Pine River Dairy - Airs week of April 18th
    Women play a huge role in the success of Wisconsin’s 46.4 billion dollar dairy industry. We’ll show you how the fifth and sixth generation of the Olm Family are adding to Pine River Dairy’s success.

    Swiss Heritage Celebration - Airs week of April 25th
    Swiss immigrants played a key role in cultivating Wisconsin as a leader in the cheese industry, and one business owner is highlighting that fact. Learn about the events celebrating Wisconsin’s Swiss heritage being held at Fromagination in Madison.

    Watch this week's Wisconsin Dairy News
  • WMMB Director Nomination Period Closes April 1, 2016

    Mar 23, 2016

    Milk producers who are eligible and interested in running for a Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB) director seat have until April 1, 2016, to submit a nomination form to the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). To qualify, a nominee must be an active dairy producer who: 1) lives in a district up for election, and 2) sells milk into commercial channels.

    Eight Districts up for Election
    • District 3 - Lincoln, Oneida, Price, Taylor Counties
    • District 6 - Chippewa, Eau Claire Counties
    • District 9 - Shawano, Waupaca Counties
    • District 12 - Portage, Waushara, Wood Counties
    • District 15 - Adams, Juneau, Monroe Counties
    • District 18 - Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Washington, Waukesha Counties
    • District 21 - Crawford, Vernon Counties
    • District 24 - Dane, Jefferson Counties

     
    Potential candidates must submit a completed nomination form and have the “Affidavit of Eligibility” (on the nomination form) notarized. In addition, nominees must acquire at least five signatures from active dairy producers who reside in the same election district.

    After DATCP certifies the nominations, the department will announce the candidates and hold a mail-in ballot election May 2-25, with results announced the end of May. Elected directors will then serve a three-year term July 1, 2016, through June 30, 2019.

    Election information and the nomination form are available online at www.wmmb.com/elections, or for a hard copy, contact Jen Pino-Gallagher at (608) 224-5125.