Midwestern State Agriculture Leaders Coming to Wisconsin
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 06/16/2015
The annual meeting of the Midwestern Association of State Departments of Agriculture will be held in Wisconsin this year. State Agriculture Secretary Ben Brancel will host other commissioners, secretaries and directors of state departments of agriculture from 12 states between June 21-24.
The delegation will visit Wisconsin farms and agricultural businesses, as well as listen to speakers, participate in roundtable discussions and tour the Madison area.
Topics to be covered during the four-day event include food safety, land use and conservation, agricultural business development, animal health and international market issues.
Secretary Brancel is currently serving as regional president for the Midwest group.
MASDA is one of four regions of the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture.