Gov. Walker, state leaders visit cheese producers on WI Cheese Day

MADISON – Governor Scott Walker, Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) Secretary Sheila Harsdorf, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Secretary and CEO Mark R. Hogan and Tourism Secretary Stephanie Klett will visit 13 cheese companies and facilities throughout the state today as part of the second annual Wisconsin Cheese Day.

"Wisconsin is America`s Dairyland – and since cheese is Wisconsin`s official dairy product, it is only fitting that we visit cheese producers throughout the state to thank them for the contributions they are making to their industry and the state`s economy," said Governor Scott Walker. "Wisconsin is home to 8,500 dairy farms, the vast majority of which are family-owned. Wisconsin Cheese Day is about celebrating the successes of these companies as well as the family-supporting jobs they create right here in Wisconsin."...

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