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Badger Common’Tater April 2017 Issue

D.C. Fly-In: Advocating for Agriculture

DC Fly-in

At third from the left with the solid red tie, Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-WA) was kind enough to pose with, from left to right, Wisconsinites Lynn Dickman, Luke Wysocki, Nathan Bula, Larry Alsum and Tamas Houlihan.

Growers and industry leaders speak in a unified voice with lawmakers on Capitol Hill

By Joe Kertzman, managing editor, Badger Common’Tater

If there’s one constant in the country today, it is that there are political issues to discuss and high stakes on the table for all parties involved. In this case, it was potato growers and industry leaders from across the country who converged on Capitol Hill for the D.C. Fly-In, February 13-16, 2017.

The annual Potato D.C. Fly-In is open to all potato growers and industry partners who want to advocate for their industry in the heart of our nation’s capital.

Attending the D.C. Fly-In provides a unique perspective on how federal policies develop in Washington, D.C. and how they affect business, but more importantly, it gives growers the chance to help shape the process.

A week unlike any other, growers speak with one unified voice to lawmakers, administration officials and regulators.

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