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.

 

 
  • WMMB Director Nomination Period Closes April 1, 2015

    Mar 19, 2015

    Milk producers who are eligible and interested in running for a Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB) director seat have until April 1, 2015, 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 lives in a district up for election, and sells milk into commercial channels.

    WMMB directors guide the organization's finances, formulate and set its policies and long-range business plan and maintain its mission: To help grow demand for Wisconsin milk by providing programs that enhance the competitiveness of the Wisconsin Dairy Industry. Through these initiatives, a WMMB director has the opportunity to represent Wisconsin dairy producers and products, as well as become involved in activities that inform and educate consumers about the dairy industry and its economic impact.

    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 2-23, with results announced the end of May. Elected directors will then serve a three-year term July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2018.

    Election information and the nomination form are available online at www.wmmb.com/elections, or for a hard copy, contact DATCP at (608) 224-5116 or Stacie.Ashby@Wisconsin.gov.

     

  • Nominations Sought in Eight Districts for WMMB Board

    Mar 16, 2015

    The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) invites Wisconsin dairy producers interested in serving the state’s dairy industry to submit a nomination to represent their district as a Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB) director. DATCP, which oversees the nomination and election process, recently announced the eight out of 25 districts currently up for election.

    • District 2 – Florence, Forest, Vilas, Marinette, Langlade and Oconto Counties
    • District 5 – St. Croix and Dunn Counties
    • District 8 – Marathon County
    • District 11 – Outagamie and Winnebago Counties
    • District 14 – Trempealeau, Jackson and LaCrosse Counties
    • District 17 – Calumet and Manitowoc Counties
    • District 20 – Richland and Sauk Counties
    • District 23 – Iowa and Lafayette Counties

    To qualify, a nominee must be an active dairy producer who sells milk into commercial channels and lives in the represented district up for election. Each potential candidate must acquire at least five signatures from active dairy producers within the district, submit a completed nomination form, and have the "Affidavit of Eligibility" certification requirement notarized. Nominations must be postmarked by April 1, 2015.

    Elections will take place from May 2-23, 2015. Elected directors will serve a three-year term beginning July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2018.

    Producers who are interested in serving as a director can contact Stacie Ashby (608) 224-5116 for a nomination form or access an electronic copy at www.wmmb.com/elections.
  • WMMB Director Elections Underway

    Mar 06, 2015
    The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) announced the eight districts involved in the 2015 Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board (WMMB) director elections. Visit the WMMB Elections website for more information and to download a nomination form. Nominations must be postmarked on or before April 1, 2015 and the election for board members will take place May 2nd through May 23rd, 2015.