Farming and dairy groups applauding Evers for signing ag exports bill

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Groups representing farmers and dairy producers in the state are applauding Gov. Tony Evers for signing into law a bill that aims to expand exports of Wisconsin agriculture products.

Under 2021 Wisconsin Act 92, the Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection will be working with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. to create a plan for boosting exports of dairy, meat, crops and other ag product exports by 25 percent over the next five years.

"Exports are critically important to agriculture," said Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation President Kevin Krentz. "By providing opp...

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