Our Sponsors



ABS Global, Inc.: ABS Global Inc., headquartered in DeForest, Wisconsin, ABS Global is the world-leading provider of bovine genetics, reproduction services, technologies, and udder care products. Marketing in more than 70 countries, ABS Global has been at the forefront of animal genetics and technology since 1941.





Alliant Energy: Alliant Energy Corporation is an energy holding company providing customers with safe and reliable electric and natural gas services. Their headquarters are located in Madison, Wisconsin, and they serve customers across Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin.



Badgerland Financial: Badgerland Financial, a member of the Farm Credit System, provides financial products and services for agriculture and rural Wisconsin. They offer knowledgeable people, tailored financial products & services, and a unique understanding of rural life.




BMO Harris Bank: Established in 1882 as Harris Bank, and owned by BMO Financial Group since 1984, BMO Harris Bank has become one of the largest banks serving the Midwest.





Carl F. Statz: Carl F. Statz & Sons, Inc. has been located in the Waunakee area since it was established in 1930. They provide quality service and personalized attention, and can provide the right equipment for your agricultural, outdoor, recreational, and maintenance needs.





CoBank: CoBank is a national cooperative bank serving vital industries across rural America. The bank provides loans, leases, export financing and other financial services to agribusinesses and rural power, water and communications providers in all 50 states.





Diamond t Ag, LLC: Diamond t Ag, LLC is dedicated to returning carbon to the soil. They use natural methods and biological farming to rebuild soil for better long-term results.






Ink on Paper, Inc.: Tim Roehl is a real estate agent in Middleton, Wisconsin.  He can help you get some ink on paper and into a new home  or property.




2014-7-8_image_kalscheurKalscheur Implement Co.: Kalscheur Implement Co. has been located in Cross Plains, Wisconsin, since 1940.  Kalscheur Implement strives to provide the best available agricultural and consumer products coupled with prompt and quality service.




McFarlanes’: McFarlanes’, established in 1917, is dedicated to service.  They provide equipment sales, and provide house calls for car, truck, and tractor tires.






The McKnight Foundation: The McKnight Foundation, a Minnesota-based family foundation, seeks to improve the quality of life for present and future generations. Through grant making, collaboration, and encouragement of strategic policy reform, they use their resources to attend, unite, and empower those we serve.






Middleton Community Bank: Middleton Community Bank’s mission is to provide quality products and personal service to all of their customers in Middleton, Belleville, Brooklyn, Cross Plains, Sauk Prairie, and surrounding communities in South Central Wisconsin. They strive to exceed customer expectations, value employee contributions and maximize shareholder value.



Middleton Farmers Coop: The Middleton Farmers Cooperative Company, a farm supply co-op, was formed in 1928 in Middleton, Wisconsin. They offer feed, agronomy, energy, hardware, repair shop, carwash, and two convenience stores.



2014-7-8_image_midstate-equipmentMid-State Equipment: Mid-State Equipment was established in 1974 in Columbus, Wisconsin. Mid-State Equipment has the equipment and resources to take care of Large Property owners and Homeowners. They sell and service the complete line of John Deere Lawn and Garden Equipment and Utility Vehicles.


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MSA Professional Services: MSA excels at helping clients identify grant and funding sources and then delivering elegant, cost-effective solutions. Based in 15 offices across four states, their technical teams collaborate to assist communities throughout the Upper Midwest.





National Wildlife Federation: The National Wildlife Federation was formed with the idea of uniting sportsmen and all outdoor and wildlife enthusiasts behind the common goal of conservation.The National Wildlife Federation works closely with those who span the social and political spectrum, but who are connected by a common commitment to conservation.





Partners in Production: Partners In Production prides themselves on being able to provide farmers with the best quality products for the diversity of Wisconsin growers needs. They do this by following their philosophy “farming by the acre, not just by the seed.”





Professional Dairy Producers Foundation: The Professional Dairy Producers Foundation was established by Professional Dairy Producers of Wisconsin in 2002 as a vehicle to raise funds and award grants for educational programs and initiatives. Their mission is to share ideas, resources and experiences about important issues surrounding the dairy industry through educational opportunities for dairy producers and the public.





Rayovac: Rayovac manufactures alkaline batteries ranging in size from AAA to 9V, rechargeable NiMH batteries, hearing aid batteries, lithium photo batteries, specialty batteries and portable power chargers. A variety of portable LED flashlights and lanterns are also produced by Rayovac.




United Cooperative: United Cooperative is a full-service cooperative offering feed, grain, agronomy, and energy products to south central, southwest, and northeast, Wisconsin farmers and consumers. United Cooperative exists to provide their patron members with the best possible value and return on investment, backed by exceptional service and professionalism.




Village of DeForest: The Village of DeForest is strategically located in South-Central Wisconsin, just minutes from the State’s capital. The community boasts safe, welcoming neighborhoods, an exquisite park and trail system, and a place to grow the good life.



2014-7-8_image_wisconsin-soybean-marketing-boardWisconsin Soybean Marketing Board: Established in 1983 as part of a Wisconsin-mandated check off, the WSMB works every day to maximize the profitability of Wisconsin soybean producers. The Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board is a grassroots, farmer-led organization dedicated to building demand, creating new uses and focusing on disease research for Wisconsin soybeans. The Board is committed to statewide education and outreach programs to inform consumers about the benefits of soy.




Wisconsin DNR: The WDNR is dedicated to working with the citizens and businesses of Wisconsin while preserving and enhancing the natural resources of Wisconsin. In partnership with individuals and organizations, DNR staff manage fish, wildlife, forests, parks, air and water resources while promoting a healthy, sustainable environment and a full range of outdoor opportunities.



2014-7-8_image_yahara-winsYahara WINs: The Yahara Watershed Improvement Network is the first watershed adaptive management project in Wisconsin. Yahara WINs participants have agreed to work together to implement cost effective phosphorus reduction practices.




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