Country Visions Cooperative and CP Feeds make $500,000 lead gift to the capital campaign

May 23, 2018By farmwi2018Farm Wisconsin News No Comments

More local leaders are leaving a lasting legacy on the capital campaign to build the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center. We are proud to announce Country Visions Cooperative and CP Feeds, both supporters of WAEC’s Believers campaign, are now joining together to make a $500,000 lead gift to the capital campaign!  Their gift is a reinforcement of their … Read More

Riesterer & Schnell, Inc. Makes $250,000 Gift to Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center

May 23, 2018By farmwi2018Farm Wisconsin News No Comments

Riesterer & Schnell, Inc. is celebrating its 85th Anniversary this year by giving back to the community that so generously supported their longevity. Today, the Riesterer & Schnell Board of Directors is announcing their $250,000 lead gift support to the capital campaign to build the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center (WAEC) in Manitowoc County. This gift will … Read More

Bayland Buildings, Inc. Makes $100,000 Gift to Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center

May 23, 2018By farmwi2018Farm Wisconsin News No Comments

Since 1991, under Steve Ambrosius’ leadership, Bayland Buildings, Inc. has helped to build the infrastructure of Wisconsin and has made an important impact in building modern agricultural facilities throughout the state and beyond. This same leadership readily saw the importance of building an agricultural education center in Wisconsin and did not hesitate early on to … Read More

Dairyland Seed Company Makes $100,000 Gift to Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center

May 23, 2018By farmwi2018Farm Wisconsin News No Comments

Dairyland Seed announced it will support the development of the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center (WAEC) with a gift of $100,000. The proposed state-of-the-art center will provide visitors with the opportunity to connect with agriculture through a better understanding of where their food comes from and its tremendous impact on their lives. “Providing the best opportunity … Read More

Investors Community Bank Makes $250,000 Gift to Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center

May 23, 2018By farmwi2018Farm Wisconsin News No Comments

Investors Community Bank announced they will support the development of the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center (WAEC) with a gift of $250,000. The proposed facility, located in Manitowoc County, will provide visitors with the opportunity to connect with where their food comes from in a state-of-the-art agricultural education center. “Agriculture is the foundation on which Investors … Read More

Land O’Lakes, Inc. Foundation Makes $1 Million Gift to Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center

May 23, 2018By farmwi2018Farm Wisconsin News No Comments

State-of-the-art center to educate visitors about food production and importance of agriculture (Arden Hills, Minn.) Sept. 30, 2015 – Land O’Lakes, Inc. today announced that the Land O’Lakes Foundation will support the development of the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center with a gift of $1 million. The proposed facility, a world-class, interactive experience will highlight sustainable and … Read More

Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center Announces New Executive Director

May 23, 2018By farmwi2018Farm Wisconsin News No Comments

The Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center (WAEC), a non-profit organization which plans to build an interactive attraction that will educate the public on the role agriculture plays in daily life, has announced the selection of Melissa Bender as its new executive director. The center will showcase Wisconsin’s agriculture industry and help the public reconnect with farmers … Read More

Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center Receives $5 Million Non-State Agency Grant

May 17, 2018By farmwi2018Farm Wisconsin News No Comments

The Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center (WAEC), a non-profit organization which plans to build an interactive attraction that will educate the public on the role agriculture plays in daily life, has received a $5 million Non-State Grant with the recent passage of the State Budget. The Non-State Grant allows the use of state funds on non-state … Read More