The Assembly Committee on Agriculture held a public hearing and executive session on Tuesday, February 11 and heard the following bills relating to UW System:

  • AB 874 UW System Ag Study: requiring a study by the University of System of agricultural programs and issues. passed including amendment 1, in a 15-0 vote
  • AB-627 Extension Services: funding for certain extension services of the University of Wisconsin System and making an appropriation. Passed in a 15-0 vote
  • AB 876 UW Madison Study: requiring the University of Wisconsin-Madison to conduct a research study on developing an agricultural science and technology program. Passed in 14-1 vote

President Ray Cross submitted written testimony on AB 874 for information only (attached below).