Culver’s advocates for farmers and cultivates family values

Delicious! The Collegiate Farm Bureau welcomed Jessie Kreke as the guest speaker at the February meeting. Those who were lucky enough to attend left with a coupon for free custard. Jessie Kreke is the senior marketing manager supporting Culver’s franchise restaurants. Jessie has been with Culver’s since 2011, she started managing digital media such as […]

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Agriculture is vital to Wisconsin tourism

The Collegiate Farm Bureau started off 2018 with the importance of tourism in Wisconsin. Drew Nussbaum, a Regional Tourism Specialist for the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, spoke at the meeting. He discussed the different ways agriculture plays an essential role in Wisconsin tourism. Nussbaum emphasized the importance of personal contact in today’s world of technology […]

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Local fourth grade students learn about cranberries during Ag in the Classroom

Collegiate Farm Bureau (CFB) traveled to West Middleton Elementary School this past Friday to teach future generations about agriculture. The Agriculture in the Classroom program seeks to provide basic information to students about our state’s largest industry, agriculture, through lesson plans and interactive activities. The lesson was led by Jessica Wendt, CFB’s Agriculture in the […]

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Wedig takes first at Collegiate Discussion Meet and advances to National Farm Bureau competition

Alison Wedig, from Darlington, Wisconsin, took first place at the Wisconsin Farm Bureau State Collegiate Discussion Meet. Wedig is a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison studying Life Sciences Communication. She was awarded a $1,500 scholarship sponsored by GROWMARK. Wedig will compete in the National Farm Bureau Discussion Meet in Reno, NV February 16-19, 2018. […]

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Harvest Handouts provides delicious Wisconsin-grown treats to UW-Madison students

Collegiate Farm Bureau at UW-Madison launched a brand new event this year to celebrate the end of harvest. Harvest Handout provided a number of locally-grown foods to students on the UW-Madison campus. CFB members spent their Friday morning on November 17 handing out these treats to hundreds of students. The handouts included beef jerky from […]

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