Contact: Amy Eckelberg, Executive Director of Public Relations, 608.828.5706

MADISON – Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation President Jim Holte issued the following statement regarding Governor-elect Tony Evers’ appointment of Brad Pfaff as the Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection:

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation is pleased with Governor-elect Tony Evers’ appointment of Brad Pfaff as Wisconsin’s Secretary of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.

Brad is no stranger to the Wisconsin agricultural community. His rural roots give him a solid foundation to serve our farmers well in a stressed economic time.

 In Wisconsin, agriculture contributes more than $88 billion to the state’s economy. Brad will be a good advocate to help maintain the health of the industry and continue to build on what his predecessors established in resources for the agricultural community.

Wisconsin Farm Bureau looks forward to working with Brad as the leader of an agency that is vital to our state’s farmers.”

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation is the state’s largest general farm organization representing farms of all sizes, commodities and management styles. Farm Bureau’s mission is to lead the farm and rural community through legislative representation, education, public relations and leadership development.

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