Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Standing Up for Potatoes on Capitol Hill

Collaborate with your fellow growers and industry partners at the Potato D.C. Fly-In to make a difference on issues affecting the potato industry. The Potato D.C. Fly-In is open to all potato growers and industry leaders who want to advocate for the industry in the center of the action, our nation’s capital.

By attending the Potato D.C. Fly-In, you will learn firsthand how federal policies are developed in Washington, D.C., and how they affect your business. Best of all, you will have the chance to shape the policy process. A week unlike any other, the Potato D.C. Fly-In is a specifically-designed program that encourages learning and practice, one that puts a human face on potato issues because you will talk to lawmakers, administration officials and regulators.

In addition to experiencing the day-to-day excitement and history of Washington, D.C., the Potato D.C. Fly-In will help you:

    • Meet face-to-face with your members of Congress and key staff and tell your story
    • Hear from top political analysts and insiders on politics and policies impacting your farm
    • Convey your real-life farming practices and challenges to decision makers.

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to become part of the solution in Washington, D.C., in an up close and personal way among other growers and industry leaders. Speaking with one voice, you will be a powerful advocate for your industry.

Early bird registration and discounted hotel room rates end Friday, January 31, 2020.

Click here to register.

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