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  • Grothman Celebrates National Farmers Day
    Posted in Press Releases on October 12, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today released the following statement in celebration of National Farmers Day: "When folks across the country think of Wisconsin, they often think of our delicious cheese and our robust agriculture sector. Today we take time to recognize and celebrate the legions of hard-working farmers across our state who make those thoughts a reality. "In the Sixth District alone, we have more than 8,000 farms growing and producing some of the world’s finest agricultu... Read more

  • Grothman Cosponsors Bill to Legalize Industrial Hemp
    Posted in Press Releases on September 29, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today joined nine other Republicans and fifteen Democrats as a co-sponsor of Rep. James Comer’s (R-Ky.) Industrial Hemp Farming Act (H.R. 3530). H.R. 3530 amends The Controlled Substances Act to exclude industrial hemp from the definition of marihuana. Industrial hemp contains less than 1 percent Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and was legal in the U.S. until 1937. It’s used to create a variety of products, including construction materials, biofuel, rope, pla... Read more

  • Grothman Congratulates Sheboygan County Planning on Grant to Protect Great Lakes
    Posted in Press Releases on August 1, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Agriculture

    Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Glenbeulah) today announced that Sheboygan County Planning has been awarded a $10,000 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grant by the Great Lakes Commission. Sheboygan County Planning’s project will install the first Minnesota sand/iron filter bed. Agricultural drainage traveling through the subsurface drain tile system would be intercepted prior to discharging at a tile outlet on the north side of Elkart Lake, which is the largest kettle moraine lake in Sheb... Read more

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