Who We Are

The Wisconsin Custom Operators is an organization comprised of individuals throughout the state who derive their income in whole or part from providing custom farming services. These services include: forage harvesting (alfalfa and corn silage), forage bagging, baling, tillage, planting, combining, trucking, manure handling, spraying, among other services.

News & Upcoming Events

Board nominations sought
Posted On: November 13, 2016
WCO is looking for Board of Director nominations. Elections will take place at the annual meeting on Jan. 25, 2017, held in conjunction with the Symposium event at Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells. Directors must be members of WCO and serve three year terms and with no more than two consecutive terms.
In 2017, WCO members will elect:
• Corporate rep
• North Region (operator)
• South East Region (operator)
If you are interested in running or know someone who is, contact: execdir@wiscustomoperators.org or (608) 577-4345.
2017 Forage Symposium! January 23-25
Posted On: November 01, 2016
Registration for the 2017 Forage Symposium event is now open! The Symposium brings together members from WCO, PNAAW and MFA along with industry, extension and research professionals from across the Midwest. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to network with fellow forage and nutrient colleagues. Make sure to book your hotel by January 6, 2017 to receive the $75 per night rate.

Register online for the Symposium
Click here to view the brochure

Attention Exhibitors! Booth information is now available! Remember, this show sells out every year and priority is given to WCO Gold and Platinum sponsors and early registrants. Click the links below for registration information.
WCO Re-elects Vander Kinter; Elects Directors, Officers
Posted On: February 02, 2016
Board Photo
Kathy Vander Kinter has been re-elected to serve as president of the Wisconsin Custom Operators, Inc. (WCO). Now serving her third year in the role, she is the first female president in the history of the organization. Vander Kinter is employed by Vander Kinter Farms, LLC, a custom harvesting and manure hauling business in Green Bay, owned by her husband Luke and extended family members.
“I am honored to serve another year as president and to help continue WCO’s forward momentum. Our Safety Certification Program is in its second year with a training event planned for March 18.  We also just unveiled data from the WCO Member Survey. WCO remains committed to adding value to our members’ businesses,” said Vander Kinter.

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De Forest, WI 53532