Wisconsin Agricultural Tourism Association Inc.

Professional Services/Associations

Barron County Economic Development Corporation

Barron, WI
Barron County Economic Development Corporation

Barron County EDC is responsible for business growth and Tourism in Barron County.

Website: www.visitbarroncounty.com

Brown County Dairy Promotions

Green Bay, WI
Brown County Dairy Promotions

Mission Statement "To promote the importance of consuming dairy products and the economic significance of the agriculture industry in Brown County, Wisconsin" How we achieve our mission: Throughout the year we provide educational resources, programs, and events at no cost to the school or community in Brown County. All programs are related to agriculture, dairy, and dairy nutrition. In the Classroom: Classroom Presentations Teacher Resources & Lessons Farm Tour Options In the Community: Health Fairs Brown County Fair Event Displays at Community Events Taste of Wisconsin Breakfast on the Farm How can you help us achieve our mission? Attend the annual Breakfast on the Farm which is held at a Brown County family dairy farm every year. All proceeds from this event make it possible to continue to bring interactive learning programs free of charge into Brown County schools and libraries. If you cannot attend the Breakfast on the Farm, and would like to support our cause, you can make a donation to the Brown County Dairy Promotion committee.

Website: http://www.browncountydairypromotions.com

Calumet County Tourism

Chilton, WI
Calumet County Tourism

For visitor information visit www.travelcalumet.com. Situated on the east side of Lake Winnebago, Calumet County is an appealing destination to those looking for great fishing opportunities, shoreside camping, farm experiences (including aMAZing corn mazes), and a world to explore in underground caves.  With almost 10,000 acres of public land for prairie hiking, hunting or bird watching, nature enthusiasts flock to the State Wildlife Areas. Once you've worked up an appetite visit one of our many supper clubs. Calumet County is the "Supper Club Capital of the Midwest®"

Website: www.travelcalumet.com

Clark County Economic Development Corp. & Tourism Bureau

Loyal, WI
Clark County Economic Development Corp. & Tourism Bureau

We invite you to experience the Midwestern charm of Clark County, Wisconsin. Come discover why Clark County is the top dairy county in the State. Enjoy a variety of farm fresh foods including several award-winning artisan cheese and meats. In addition to our dairy offerings, we have a unique variety of specialty shops, galleries, greenhouses, B&B's and restaurants. And, don't miss the great outdoor recreation opportunities including kayaking, canoeing, ATV trails, skiing, biking, horseback riding and more. Shop, Play, Stay in Clark County, Wisconsin.

Website: http://www.clarkcountywi.org/

Discover Wisconsin

Chippewa Falls, WI
Discover Wisconsin

Discover Wisconsin, created in 1987, is the nation's longest running tourism TV show. Our30 minute, weekly television series has covered over 1,213,200 miles over the past 27 years promoting various tourism destinations and events throughout Wisconsin. Since 1987, Discover Wisconsin has cultivated unique relationships with the media, advertising sponsors, and communities throughout Wisconsin. These relationships have grown and strengthened during the years. Today they are known, collectively, as Discover Wisconsin Media Network (DWMN). DWMN is a comprehensive media service that offers elements, which feature and promote Wisconsin travel destinations and can provide exposure unmatched by any other media package in the Midwest - and beyond - to an established, loyal audience. Contact Discover Wisconsin: Greg Smith Managing Director gregs@discovermediaworks.com

Website: www.discoverwisconsin.com

Earthcare Suri Alpacas LLC

Burlington, WI
Earthcare Suri Alpacas LLC

We are a small suri farm in SE Wisconsin. We became interested in alpacas in 2003 when we first saw alpacas at a town festival. We did research, visited a few farms, took seminars and finally purchased our first alpacas (after selling our lawn care business). We have top lineage from herd sires: Torbio, Bruxo, Ace, Fruzane Noir, Meteor el Nino, Midas Touch and Diablo. We breed for top conformation, density, luster, staple length and low micron (comfort factor). As a small farm we can give individual attention to each animal. Our herd sires produce some of the best luster in the nation! We hold tours of our farm, but call ahead please to make sure we are available. In addition to alpaca sales and breeding we have a farm store with hand crochet items, skeins, roving's, rug yarn, rugs, horse saddle pads, and batting all from our alpaca fiber. Other items include socks, vests, sweaters, fur items, etc. We include reproductive guarantees on males and females. GROUP TOURS are always available & we are OPEN YEAR ROUND. We hold periodical seminars/classes & a yearly Holiday Open House (the first Saturday in December). Call or email for a visit!

Website: www.earthcaresuri.com

Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce

Ellsworth, WI
Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce

The Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce supports the Ellsworth business community and areas beyond, through economic, industrial, professional, cultural, educational and civic initiatives. We embrace our agricultural roots, leveraging the strengths of our region's ag businesses and agritourism attractions for their economic and quality of life benefits. Home of the Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery, official Cheese Curd Capital of Wisconsin, and the annual Cheese Curd Festival, which takes place each summer in June, and the Pierce County Fair, which is held each August. In addition, you'll find many farm to fork restaurants, orchards, community gardens, vineyards, event barns, and other agritourism destinations and attractions along the back roads, bluffs and valleys of our area.

Website: www.ellsworthchamber.com

Explore La Crosse

La Crosse, WI
Explore La Crosse

Explore La Crosse will help you find fun and lodging in La Crosse County.

Website: www.explorelacrosse.com

Folk Song Farm

Slinger, WI
Folk Song Farm

For our family, Folk Song Farm isn't just a place - it's where heaven touches earth. For seven generations, the Mauer/Mayer family has stored the crops in the barn. They've reflected and relied on their relationship with God for strength to raise, train and nourish their families. A lot of hard work, laughter and countless great memories transpired at The Barn. And now, we are delighted to open up the beauty and the history of The Barn at Folk Song Farm to others who appreciate the splendor, family tradition, commitment to agriculture and education The Barn embodies. At Folk Song Farm the welcome mat is out to neighbors, community, schools and families ... not just for life's personal celebrations but also for corporate functions and educational opportunities that explore what agri-tourism has to offer.

Website: http://www.folksongfarm.com

Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau

Appleton, WI
Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau

We invite you to visit the Fox Cities, greater Appleton area! Enjoy a weekend of Wisconsin's Best Shopping, a fun family getaway or a relaxing couples retreat. With an abundance of cultural activities, dining and nightlife in our downtowns and surrounding areas, you're sure to fall in love with all that our 19 communities along the shores of Lake Winnebago and the Fox River have to offer. We hope to see you soon!

Website: http://www.foxcities.org

Grant County Economic Development Corp.

Fennimore , WI
Grant County Economic Development Corp.

Located in the far southwestern corner of Wisconsin, "We've got the corner on good business!" Ag related industries and industrial manufactures flourish and grow side by side. The Driftless area of the state offers a variety of businesses, activities, events, food and lodging to please an array of tastes. We offer some of the best wines, cheeses and craft beers available. Seekers of serenity enjoy casting a fishing line, floating down a peaceful river, or relaxing in a secluded campsite or cabin. Those who like a little noise in their fun will enjoy scenic vistas riding on a motorcycle, running their ATV on a designated trail or snowmobiling over our hills. Our small towns will welcome you and our cities will entertain you. Visit Grant County and get your own corner on a great time! Visit www.grantcounty.org/tourism for more ideas and information on tourism related interests. If you are a business interested in our opportunities, visit www.grantcounty.org/ecomonic-development. We are here to support and promote economic development through tourism, business, industry and agriculture.

Website: http://www.grantcounty.org/

Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau

Madison, WI
Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Greater Madison Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB) is dedicated to creating economic impact through tourism. The effects of our "invisible industry" benefit everyone living in Dane County in key areas of jobs, community service, and quality of life. The greater Madison area has a variety of must-do's and most are complimentary! They include the country's largest producer-only Dane County Farmers' Market, Henry Vilas Zoo, numerous hiking and biking paths around our lakes, museums, and farm-to-table restaurants. There is something for everyone in our great capitol city. Group Friendly (Motorcoach) destination.

Website: www.visitmadison.com

Green Bay Convention & Visitors Bureau

Green Bay, WI
Green Bay Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Greater Green Bay Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to represent Brown County's agricultural tourism partners. From cheese manufacturers and wine producers to farmers markets and field-to-fork restaurants, we love to promote them all to our travelers.

Website: www.greenbay.com

Green County Ag Chest

Monroe, WI
Green County Ag Chest

Events sponsored by the Green County Ag Chest include Breakfast on the Farm and Dairy Days. The organization also sponsors the "queen program" with a young lady from each Green County community selected as an agricultural ambassador. The Green County Ag Chest was organized in 1958 when the Green County Dairy Promotion Committee and the Green County Agricultural Foundation merged. Their objective is to promote Green County, its products, its resources, and its people - especially youth and youth activities involved with home economics and agriculture.

Website: http://www.greencountyagchest.com/

Green County Fairgrounds & Campground

Monroe, WI
Green County Fairgrounds & Campground

Green County Fairgrounds is a 38 acre multi purpose facility. We have a campground with 100 sites. We are on the Green County ATV trail and our facility is just blocks from the downtown square of Monroe. We have great halls for renting, multiple livestock barns with milking facilities and a track with amphitheater that seats 1800. We host many activities throughout the year. During our winter months we take in campers, RV's, boats and cars for storage. Green County "Pickers" Antique & Flea Market June 2-3, 2018 and September 8-9, 2018 Green County Fair July 18-22, 2018 Balloon Rally June 15-16,2018 Antique Farm Heritage Club Thresheree September 8-9, 2018

Website: http://www.greencountyfair.net

Hidden Valleys, Inc.

Camp Douglas, WI
Hidden Valleys, Inc.

Hidden Valleys, Inc. is a consortium of nine counties in Southwest Wisconsin that works to promote economic development and tourism. Member counties include Crawford, Lafayette, Richland, Monroe, Vernon, Juneau, Green, Grant and Iowa. An annual visitor guide is published each year, and promoted at trade shows in Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa. Hidden Valleys partners with Tri-County Tourism, the Wisconsin River By-way, the Great River Road, the Wisconsin Ag Tourism Association, and the Driftless Destinations Motorcycle group.  Visit the website to find fun festivals throughout the year.

Website: www.hiddenvalleys.com

Janesville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Janesville, WI
Janesville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Barn Quilts of Rock County, botanical gardens, parks, rural scenery. Bus groups welcome - call or email for sample itineraries. Call 1.800.487.2757 or visit the website for lodging in the area.

Website: www.janesvillecvb.com

Juneau County Visitor Bureau/Castle Rock Petenwell Lakes Assn.

Mauston, WI
Juneau County Visitor Bureau/Castle Rock Petenwell Lakes Assn.

We are pleased to introduce you to FUN in the Castle Rock - Petenwell Lakes Region of Juneau County. There are numerous possibilities for loading FUN on your memory wall.  Water, Woods, Fields, Trails and Streams are synonymous to our Wisconsin landscape.  Whatever suits your palette our Agriculture and Tourism venues are among the finest.  We are proud to share this region with our visitors, friends and residents.  Make the most of your days as you pour on the FUN!

Website: www.castlerock-petenwell.com

Langlade County Economic Development Corporation

Antigo, WI
Langlade County Economic Development Corporation

Any season of the year is the right time to visit Langlade County: The County of Trails.  Whether you're looking to explore or just relax, Langlade County, located in the great "Northwoods", offers residents and visitors alike an abundant array of cultural, historical, natural and recreational options. With 842 natural lakes, 225 streams, 200 spring ponds, and over 130,000 of hunting acres, Langlade County provides unlimited hunting and fishing opportunities.  The County of Trails has 530 miles of snowmobile trails, over 90 miles of AVT/UTV trails, 50 miles of Ice Age Trails, 16 miles of white water for rafting and paddling, and over 30 miles of cross country skiing.  Come experience The County of Trails!

Website: www.langladecounty.org

Manitowoc Area Visitor & Convention Bureau

Manitowoc, WI
Manitowoc Area Visitor & Convention Bureau

Agriculture plays a strong role in Manitowoc County where there are more dairy cows than people. There are several great places to see farm and other animals - including alpacas. There are also several cheese shops, farmers markets, Pine River Dairy and Henning's Cheese Factory. Milk produced in Manitowoc County is used to make ice cream at Cedar Crest Ice Cream. Get an ice cream sundae at Berners' Soda Fountain in Two Rivers, "the birthplace of the ice cream sundae." You can also enjoy ice cream and hand-dipped chocolates at Beerntsen's Confectionary. You'll be sure to pick up some of your favorite Wisconsin hand-made specialties while experiencing many Manitowoc County traditions.

Website: http://www.manitowoc.info

Menomonie Area Chamber & Visitors Center

Menomonie, WI
Menomonie Area Chamber & Visitors Center

The Menomonie Area Chamber & Visitors Center has proudly served thousands of residents and businesses of Dunn County,as well as thousands of tourists to the region. Located within an hour of the twin cities, Menomonie provides a wide variety of entertainment and recreation for visitors.

Website: www.exploremenomonie.com

National Farm Medicine Center

Marshfield, WI
National Farm Medicine Center

The National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety (NCCRAHS) strives to enhance the health and safety of all children exposed to hazards associated with agricultural work and rural environments. NCCRAHS projects and research initiatives include a wide variety of topics such as agritourism, safe play areas on farms, and work guidelines for hired youth and youth working on family farms.

Working with a broad group of stakeholders, NCCRAHS staff developed agritourism health and safety guidelines and easy-to-use checklists to help agritourism operators manage health and safety on the farm. Continuing to work with agritourism operators and other stakeholders, NCCRAHS also created the new website, Integrating Safety into Agritourism (www.safeagritourism.com). This website contains a variety of walkthrough scenarios based on different topics (corn mazes, hay rides, animal safety, etc.), to help owners identify health and safety hazards on their operations. The website also provides resources that can be used to fix these hazards. It's a great tool that can be used to help keep visitors safe when they visit farms and ranches.

Website: www.marshfieldclinic.org/NCCRAHS

Platteville Regional Chamber of Commerce

Platteville, WI
Platteville Regional Chamber of Commerce

Promoting business and community development in the Platteville area. Whether entering Wisconsin from Iowa or Illinois, Platteville offers the best of Wisconsin. Their official Travel Wisconsin Visitor center is one-of-a-kind, a log cabin-style building that is handicap accessible, with clean restrooms, and a Wi-Fi Hot Spot. All of the publications in the lobby are FREE, including maps of the tri-states and surrounding areas.

Website: www.platteville.com

Real Racine

Sturtevant, WI
Real Racine

Racine Wisconsin is located on the shores of Lake Michigan and offers superb hotels, events, and things to do. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or a culture buff, a shopper or lover of architecture, Racine has something for everyone!

Website: www.realracine.com

Rural Mutual Insurance Company

Madison, WI
Rural Mutual Insurance Company

At Rural Mutual Insurance we have been protecting what we value in Wisconsin for over 80 years. As one of the top 50 property and casualty companies in the country, we provide a full line of insurance products exclusively to families, businesses and farms in Wisconsin. And since Rural Mutual does business in only one state, premiums paid here, stay here to keep Wisconsin strong.

Website: www.ruralins.com

S. Everhart Family Farms

Janesville, WI

Faith, Family, and Farming - The Good Life - So Blessed

Website: https://www.facebook.com/EverhartFamilyFarms/

Stevens Point Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Stevens Point, WI
Stevens Point Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Visit environmentally friendly farms and state-of-the-art food processing plants in the Stevens Point Area. Located in Wisconsin's Central Sands Region, the Stevens Point Area is an important agricultural supplier of potatoes, sweet corn, snap/green beans and peas. Our region is the largest producer of potatoes for processing in Wisconsin, with over 900 million pounds of potatoes produced annually! Nestled among the rich agricultural lands, explore outdoor recreation on land and on the water, from paddling the backwaters and sloughs of the Wisconsin River, to exploring the popular 27-mile Green Circle Trail. The fun continues by visiting local craft breweries, wineries and a distillery as part of the Central Wisconsin Craft Collective and discovering the local food scene. Visit StevensPointArea.com or call 715-344-2556 to order a visitors' guide to start planning your visit.

Website: www.StevensPointArea.com

The Edgerton Reporter

Edgerton, WI
The Edgerton Reporter

Weekly newspaper serving Edgerton and the surrounding area.  The annual Lakes Edition has a proven track record of reaching tourists and summer residents.   Serving Madison south to the state line, east to Delavan and west to Monroe.

The Morning Ag Clips

Greenwich, NY
The Morning Ag Clips

The Morning Ag Clips provides LOCAL and NATIONAL Agricultural News and Events to readers inboxes, every day. It's a great way to stay aware of what is going on in your industry....Subscribe today, it is FREE.

Website: www.morningagclips.com

Vector and Ink

Wisconsin Dells, WI
Vector and Ink

Over 50 years of tourism marketing, publishing, brochure distribution, and website development experience. Centrally located in Wisconsin Dells, the vacation mecca of Wisconsin, Vector & Ink's expertise makes them uniquely qualified to reach the tourism trade in all four corners of the state and beyond.wistravel.com, with essential planning tools for anyone venturing into America's Dairyland and dells.com for those who want to make a splash in Wisconsin Dells.

Website: http://www.vectorandink.com

Whitewater Tourism

Whitewater, WI
Whitewater Tourism

Providing tourism information, assisting visitors and promoting the community and surrounding area. Visit the website for a business directory, dining guide, and details on shopping, lodging, entertainment, and a calendar of events.

Website: www.discoverwhitewater.org

Wisconsin Association of Fairs

Merrill, WI
Wisconsin Association of Fairs

Wisconsin Association of Fairs provides resources for fair boards - including food and safety, regulations, auctions, entertainment options and more.

Website: www.wifairs.com/default.asp

Wisconsin Christmas Tree Producers Assn.

Portage, WI
Wisconsin Christmas Tree Producers Assn.

The mission of the Wisconsin Christmas Tree Producers Association is to promote real Christmas trees, wreaths and greenery through marketing, and education of our members and customers by quality production of real farm fresh and fragrant products while protecting the environment. The association is your source for local farm grown Christmas trees, wholesale trees, cut your own tree farms, retail lots, live trees (balled and burlapped, B & B, nursery stock, seedlings), grower supplies, and wreath making supplies (rings, ribbon, pine cones, decorations).

Website: www.christmastrees-wi.org

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Madison, WI
Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

At the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, we serve the people of Wisconsin to assure safe, wholesome food; consumer protection and fair business practices; healthy people, animals and plants; a clean environment; and strong agriculture and commerce.

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation

Madison, WI
Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation

The state's largest general farm organization representing farms of all sizes, commodities and management styles.  There are 43,000 member families that belong to the Wisconsin Farm Bureau. Voting Farm Bureau members (farmers) annually set the policy the organization follows, and are involved in local, state and national affairs making it a true grassroots organization.  

Members belong to one of 61 county Farm Bureaus, all run by a board of directors made up of people working in production agriculture. County Farm Bureaus are involved in a variety of legislative or promotional activities. Members join for various reasons: to support legislative and public relations efforts, to qualify for member benefits and to support Wisconsin's farm families.

WFBF is also a resource for ag education and resources - including the Ag in the Classroom project.

Website: www.wfbf.com

Wisconsin Farmers Union

Chippewa Falls, WI
Wisconsin Farmers Union

Wisconsin Farmers Union is a member-driven organization committed to enhancing the quality of life for farmers, rural communities, and all people.

Website: http://www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com

Wisconsin Rapids Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Wisconsin Rapids Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Wisconsin Rapids area is known as cranberry country and proud of it! Experience cranberries in a whole new way by taking a Splash of Red Cranberry Tour, given by students from the nation's only Cranberry Science Class. You will tour area marshes, be able to pick fresh fruit from the vine, and observe testing, cleaning, and freezing of the fruit harvest. For more information on other agritourism opportunities in the Wisconsin Rapids area visit our website, and check out the Farms, Farmers Markets and Agritourism information under Attractions.

Website: www.visitwisrapids.com