Industries Agriculture, Food & Beverage

Agriculture, Food & Beverage

healthcare We understand the regulatory and policy challenges and opportunities in the food business, from farm to table. Our expertise extends from food and milk producers to processors, distributors, hospitality providers, and restaurants.

Meet Our Agriculture, Food & Beverage Team

Robert Marchant

Rob Marchant
President and Partner
Rob’s Bio

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Andrew Hitt
Partner
Andrew’s Bio

Denise Bode

Denise Bode
Partner
Denise’s Bio

Tami Buckner

Tami Buckner
Partner
Tami’s Bio

Sarah Helton

Sarah Helton
Partner
Sarah’s Bio

Jeff Thormodsgaard

Jeff Thormodsgaard
Partner
Jeff’s Bio

Tom Schreibel

Tom Schreibel
Chief Resources Officer and Partner
Tom’s Bio

Steven "Mickey" Foti

Mickey Foti
Principal
Mickey’s Bio

Evan Zeppos, APR

Evan Zeppos
Principal and Senior Affairs Advisor
Evan’s Bio

Steven Rowe

Steven Rowe
Senior Advisor
Steven’s Bio

Tyler Foti

Tyler Foti
Senior Associate
Tyler’s Bio

Alex Nichols

Alex Nichols
Senior Associate
Alex’s Bio

Patrick Firth

Patrick Firth
Senior Associate
Patrick’s Bio

John Zordoni

John Zordani
Associate
John’s Bio

Harrison Collins

Harrison Collins
Senior Legislative Assistant
Harrison’s Bio

AG, FOOD & BEV ARTICLES

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USDA to Provide Additional Direct Assistance to Farmers and Ranchers Impacted by Coronavirus

On Friday, President Donald J. Trump and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced up to an additional $14 billion dollars for agricultural producers...
Food Supply

FDA, OSHA Release COVID-19 Safety Checklist for Food Industry

The American Fruit & Vegetable Processors and Growers Coalition (AFVPGC) and the Michael Best Strategies (MBS) Food & Agriculture Team, working closely...
Food Supply

USDA & FDA to Strengthen U.S. Food Supply Chain Protections During COVID-19 Pandemic

USDA and FDA announced this week a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to help prevent interruptions at FDA-regulated food facilities, including fruit and vegetable processing, to...

FEATURED INFOGRAPHIC

Wet and Seasonable: Early Forecasts for Wisconsin Farmers

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The National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) are predicting a wetter than normal 2018 growing season in Wisconsin, accompanied by seasonable temperatures. For the April to June planting period, NCEP predicts average temperatures and wetter conditions. Here’s the long-range map showing predicted rainfall in the...