Wisconsin Agricultural Tourism Association Inc.

Professional Services/Associations

Ad-Lit

Wisconsin Dells, WI
Ad-Lit

Ad-Lit started as a small brochure distribution company in the 60's and has grown to now service over 1,000 locations in the Midwest. The company has successfully transitioned into a full fledged marketing and design firm with an array of expertise such as Graphic Design, Publishing, Distribution, Web Development and Social media. Known as "Tourism Marketing Experts™" they are a one stop shop for small & large businesses to gain exposure and grow their brands. Ad-Lit's distribution reach offers the ability to publish and circulate hundreds of thousands of travel guides throughout the state. Ad-Lit's digital department is made up of tech savvy individuals who will work with you to design, promote and launch a stellar website for your company. The company also hosts a popular destination website 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: www.ad-lit.com

Ament Associates, Inc.

Poynette, WI
Ament Associates, Inc.

Ross specializes in strategic planning, public speaking, innovative approaches and collaborations with agtourism. He conducts assessments of agtourism operations.

Website: www.amentassociates.com

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: 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.clarkcountytourism-wi.org/

Country Today

Eau Claire, WI
Country Today

The Country Today provides a wide range of news and features about the many issues and interests unique to people living in rural areas. A strong base of news about agriculture - still the economic backbone of rural Wisconsin - is part of The Country Today's weekly coverage. The newspaper, printed and mailed every Monday, has regular features about the outdoors, horses, gardening, food, markets and a popular "Yarns of Yesteryear" page that offers stories from the past. Advertisers find The Country Today to be a well-read tool for marketing products either on a statewide basis or through small, regional advertising programs.

Website: http://www.thecountrytoday.com/

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

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. 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

Fond du Lac Area Convention & Visitor Bureau

Fond du Lac, WI
Fond du Lac Area Convention & Visitor Bureau

From the verdant farmlands atop the Niagara Escarpment to the mighty shores of Lake Winnebago, Fond du Lac is centrally located for the perfect rustic getaway with all the conveniences of a larger city. Whether you come to see the baby goats or wander through a maze of rustling cornfields ready for harvest, it's always the right time to visit. The farm to orchard to vineyard experience is packaged and featured in our agritourism publication Fun on the Farm!

Group Friendly (Motorcoach) destination.

Website: www.fdl.com

FoodVacBags Vacuum Sealer Bags

Mequon, WI
FoodVacBags Vacuum Sealer Bags

Preserving the integrity, flavor, and freshness of food is the heart of FoodVacBags.com. FoodVacBags vacuum sealer bags and rolls offer our business customers the opportunity to preserve great food longer, while not breaking the bank paying retail prices on brand names. We have been successfully helping small businesses preserve foods for over 10 years. We carry three brands of vacuum sealer bags, plus our own, so we have something for everyone. FoodVacBags.com consistently offer the BEST prices, same-day shipping and excellent customer service to businesses all over the U.S. from our Mequon, Wisconsin office. Our Bulk Bags and Rolls page offers the lowest pricing for all customers. If you need greater quantities, give us a call. We are happy to answer your questions. Call us anytime at 800-538-1442. We appreciate the opportunity to serve your vacuum sealer bag needs!

Website: https://foodvacbags.com/

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 Green Bay Convention & Visitors Bureau

Green Bay, WI
Greater 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

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 including jobs, community services and quality of life. The latest important economic information released by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism clearly shows that travel and tourism brings additional dollars to the Greater Madison economy. Group Friendly (Motorcoach) destination.

Website: www.visitmadison.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.

Website: www.greencountyfair.net

Green County Tourism

Monroe, WI
Green County Tourism

Smile, and say cheese! You're in southwestern Wisconsin's Green County - famous for Swiss heritage and ethnic cuisine, colorful festivals, and tasty local brews perfectly paired with award-winning cheese. With two trails and mile after mile of paved back roads, Green County offers the best biking in the region. The scenery along the way? Cows grazing the lush green fields, colorful barn quilts, and picturesque dairy farms dotting the horizon. There's more: prairies, parks, a winding river - just right for a leisurely canoe trip; plus the only ATV trail in southern Wisconsin. You'll also enjoy the small town flavor of communities like Monroe, New Glarus, Brodhead, Monticello, Albany, Browntown, Belleville, and Brooklyn. Call 1.888.222.9111 or visit the www.greencounty.org for area lodging.

Website: www.greencounty.org

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

Hotel Marshfield

Marshfield, WI
Hotel Marshfield

Voted Best Hotel in Marshfield, Wisconsin, Hotel Marshfield is an entirely renovated hotel featuring new accommodations, unexpected guest amenities, spacious meeting & event space and warm, midwestern service. Group Friendly (Motorcoach) destination.

Website: www.hotelmarshfield.com

Itineraries, Inc.

St. Cloud, MN
Itineraries, Inc.

Established in 2001, Itineraries Midwest is the tour operator's #1 resource guide for group tourism in the Upper Midwest. With real-time itineraries, unique hot stops, group-friendly lodging recommendations and more, this publication has become the go-to guide for group travel planners across the region. Itineraries Midwest is published three times per year, with digital vesions available online at www.ItinerariesMidwest.com. This year, we are proud to priduce the Field Trips Wisconsin travel guide - a resource for group tour professionals and youth education leaders who are seeking more information regarding field trips and other tours throughout the Wisconsin area.

Website: www.itinerariesmidwest.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!

La Crosse County Convention & Visitors Bureau

La Crosse, WI
La Crosse County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Non-profit umbrella organization representing the area in solicitation and servicing of all types of travelers to the area.

Website: www.explorelacrosse.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: www.manitowoc.info

Marshfield Convention & Visitors Bureau

Marshfield, WI
Marshfield Convention & Visitors Bureau

Amish countryside businesses (bakery, produce, greenhouse, quilt shop, furniture), World's Largest Round Barn, as well as other round barns in Wood County. Call 1.800.422.4541 or visit the website lodging in the area.

Website: www.visitmarshfield.com

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

Monroe County Economic Development & Tourism Committee

Sparta, WI
Monroe County  Economic Development & Tourism Committee

Monroe County is a place of memorable impressions, unusual contrasts, captivating experiences and new discoveries! Explore the beauty of the area on a biking, hiking or driving adventure. Discover beautiful walkways, biking and hiking trails, rivers, streams and lakes. Discover the growth in Economic Development and see why businesses and people choose to live and work here. Monroe County residents work hard for a living and enjoy the quality of life that our area provides for a good family, "country style" of life. From horse and buggy to the space age, the people of Monroe County boast of a proud heritage of railroads to bike trails, Amish communities, shops, and friendly folk with great stories to tell.  

Website: www.bikesandberries.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

Nelson and Pade, Inc.

Montello, WI
Nelson and Pade, Inc.

Nelson and Pade, Inc.® has been growing in soilless systems in controlled environment greenhouses for over 30 years. We promote and cultivate success in aquaponics food production to help fill the global demand for sustainably grown, premium quality fish and vegetables. Our Montello Fresh™ lettuce, herbs, veggies and fancy greens are sold at our onsite farmer's market stand, Monday thru Friday, 8AM to 5PM. Fresh, whole tilapia is also available by order. Tours are available to the public on Fridays at 1PM. Private and group tours are available by appointment.

Website: www.aquaponics.com

Platteville Regional Chamber

Platteville, WI
Platteville Regional Chamber

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

Portage Area Chamber of Commerce

Portage, WI
Portage Area Chamber of Commerce

Chamber of Commerce - Providing leadership for building a healthy economy and a high quality of life in the Portage Area.

Website: www.portagewi.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

Reedsburg Area Chamber of Commerce

Reedsburg, WI
Reedsburg Area Chamber of Commerce

Located in beautiful Sauk County, the Reedsburg Area Chamber of Commerce supports a number of rural members who have blended agriculture and tourism and have developed it as their primary business enterprise. They are excited about their efforts to both educate and entertain our urban visitors.

Website: www.reedsburg.org

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

Stevens Point Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Stevens Point, WI
Stevens Point Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Visit environmentally friendly farms, picturesque cranberry marshes 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 one of the nation's most important agricultural supplies of potatoes, sweet corn, snap/green beans and green peas. Our region is the largest producer of potatoes for processing in Wisconsin with over 900 million pounds of potatoes produced annually! Nestled among an abundance of green space and 20,000 acres of waterways, the Steven Point area boats over 40 miles of recreation trails to explore as well as natural landscapes fit for birding, fishing, kayaking and more. Visit www.StevensPointArea.com or call 715-344-2556 for activity itineraries, travel resources and a complete list of lodging options.

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

Tomah Convention & Visitors Bureau

Tomah, WI
Tomah Convention & Visitors Bureau

Experience the sweet tartness of a freshly harvested cranberry, melt-in-your-mouth Amish cashew crunch candy or the saltiness of a fresh squeaky Wisconsin cheese curd. Listen to the clip clop of horse-hooves pulling an Amish buggy down a scenic country road or feel the rush of a jet engine powered tractor at the Budweiser Dairyland Super National Truck & Tractor Pull. Shop for unique Amish & cranberry specialty items at local businesses or shop for one-of-a-kind craft items at the Warrens Cranberry Festival. Get a behind the scenes look at Wisconsin's state fruit, the cranberry, being harvested at the Wetherby Cranberry Company Public Harvest Day or drive through Cranberry Country while taking our self-guided driving tour. Call 1.800.948.6624 or visit the website for area lodging.

Website: www.tomahwisconsin.com

Visit Eau Claire

Eau Claire, WI
Visit Eau Claire

Farms, cheese factories, wineries - the perfect combination of ag and tourism. Call 715.832.0025 or visit the website for lodging in the area.

Website: www.visiteauclaire.com

WCA - East Central ITBEC

Madison, WI
WCA - East Central ITBEC

ITBEC is an acronym for International Trade, Business, and Economic Development Council. The East Central ITBEC (Calumet, Fond du Lac, Kewaunee, and Winnebago Counties)  is a regional collaboration working to strength the economic base through tourism and economic development projects.  The purpose of the ITBEC is to stimulate and support collaborative efforts within the region and to create a mechanism to identify and formulate regional goals and strategies leading to improvements in tourism and economic development. The individual ITBECs are organized by the Wisconsin Counties Association to: Identify the economic development needs for its region. Develop regional public/private partnerships to expand economic development and employment. Co-sponsor business and marketing seminars. Develop communications and networks with federal, state, local, tribal and other public/private agencies and organizations. Create work groups which focus on the economic development needs for the region with emphasis on exporting. Facilitate political support for regional projects and legislation.

Website: www.travelthelakes.com

WCA - NorthCentral ITBEC

Madison, WI
WCA - NorthCentral ITBEC

ITBEC is an acronym for International Trade, Business, and Economic Development Council.The Northcentral ITBEC is a regional collaboration of counties (Florence, Forest, Langlade, Lincoln, Menominee, Oconto, Oneida, Portage, Shawano, Vilas, Waupaca, and Wood Counties ) working to strengthen the economic base through tourism and economic development projects.

ITBECs are organized by the Wisconsin Counties Association to:
Identify the economic development needs for its region.
Develop regional public/private partnerships to expand economic development and employment.
Co-sponsor business and marketing seminars.
Develop communications and networks with federal, state, local, tribal and other public/private agencies and organizations.
Create work groups which focus on the economic development needs for the region with emphasis on exporting, tourism and other aspects of economic development.
Facilitate political support for regional projects and legislation.

Website: www.northcentralwisconsin.com

WCA - Northwest ITBEC

Madison, WI
WCA - Northwest ITBEC

ITBEC is an acronym for International Trade, Business, and Economic Development Council. The Northwest ITBEC is a regional collaboration of counties (Ashland, Barron, Bayfield, Burnett, Chippewa, Douglas, Iron, Polk, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, and Washburn) working to strengthen the economic base through tourism and economic development projects. ITBECs are organized by the Wisconsin Counties Association to: Identify the economic development needs for its region. Develop regional public/private partnerships to expand economic development and employment. Co-sponsor business and marketing seminars. Develop communications and networks with federal, state, local, tribal and other public/private agencies and organizations. Create work groups which focus on the economic development needs for the region with emphasis on exporting, tourism and other aspects of economic development. Facilitate political support for regional projects and legislation.

Website: www.northwestwisconsin.com

WCA - Southwest ITBEC

Madison, WI
WCA - Southwest ITBEC

ITBEC is an acronym for International Trade, Business, and Economic Development Council.The Southwest ITBEC is a regional collaboration of counties (Juneau, Monroe, and Vernon Counties) working to strengthen the economic base through tourism and economic development projects.

ITBECs are organized by the Wisconsin Counties Association to:
Identify the economic development needs for its region.
Develop regional public/private partnerships to expand economic development and employment.
Co-sponsor business and marketing seminars.
Develop communications and networks with federal, state, local, tribal and other public/private agencies and organizations.
Create work groups which focus on the economic development needs for the region with emphasis on exporting, tourism and other aspects of economic development.
Facilitate political support for regional projects and legislation.

Website: www.southwestwisconsin.net

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 Aquaculture Association, Inc.

Altoona, PA
Wisconsin Aquaculture Association, Inc.

The Wisconsin Aquaculture Association is the voice of aquaculture in the State. It is industry-led, producer-centered, and actively promotes, educates, and advocates for the economic vitality and environmental sustainability of aquaculture. WAA hosts farmer oriented workshops and sponsors the annual Wisconsin Aquaculture Conference and Aquaculture Day-the first such state resolution passed in the U.S. Legislators and state officials look to WAA for input on legislation and regulations and often seek opinions from the Board regarding new research, marketing, and financing programs designed to assist the expansion of aquaculture in the State.

Website: www.wisconsinaquaculture.com

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 Rapids Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Wisconsin Rapids Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

Cranberry highway scenic drive and tours, pumpkin patches, pick-your-own fruit farms, alpaca farm, fishing (rivers, lakes, streams), cheese factory, indoor and outdoor archery ranges, Christmas tree farms, wildlife area. Visit online for information on the "Spud, Berry & Dairy Tour" - including a visit to the UW Ag Research Farm, an onion packing facility, the Russet Potato Exchange, and dairy farm, and much more! Call 715.422.4651 or visit the website for lodging in the area.

Website: www.visitwisrapids.com