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

WCO Business Development Training - March 17
Posted On: February 19, 2017
Attend the WCO Business Development Training: This year's WCO safety certification event is focused on business development. Human resource topics like hiring/firing, job description and performance reviews are part of operating a safe and professional business. We will even have a session about social media and employee recruitment. This event qualifies towards WCO Safety Certification.

Who should attend: Owners, crew leaders, office managers and any employee who wishes to learn more about business management. 

Click here to Register for the WCO Business Development Training

About the WCO Safety Certification Program: WCO has developed a safety certification course free for members to keep you and your employees up-to-date on the latest in safety rules and regulations. Insurance companies feel strongly about safety, and are willing to offer discounts to WCO members who become safety certified and embrace the content of the safety certification program.

2017 Event Details: 
Friday, March 17 | Liberty Hall, Kimberly, Wis. 

8 a.m. - Registration
9 a.m. - Sessions begin
Noon - Lunch
2 p.m. Program concludes
Biadasz Farms employee receives WCO’s Employee of the Year Award
Posted On: February 19, 2017

DEFOREST, Wis. (Feb. 20, 2017) – The Wisconsin Custom Operators (WCO) honored an Amherst man for his hard work and dedication during a time of extreme grief and transition.

WCO’s first ever Employee of the Year award was given to Steve Burclaw, an employee of Biadasz Farms, on Jan. 25 during the organization’s annual meeting at the Forage Symposium at the Chula Vista Resort in Wisconsin Dells, Wis.
WCO honors three scholarship winners; Accepting applications for 2017
Posted On: February 01, 2017
WCO recently awarded three scholarships to students pursuing further education. These students were selected based on leadership, civic engagement, academics and volunteer activities related to agriculture. Students also submitted essays detailing their educational and vocational plans for the future. Scholarship winners are required to have ties to the WCO – either as a member, relative of a member or employee of a member.

2017 applications are due May 1 and students received a $1000 scholarship. 
WCO members select directors, officers
Posted On: January 27, 2017
17 Board Photo

Wisconsin Dells, Wis. (February 4, 2017) — Wisconsin Custom Operators members selected three new directors, a new president and new officers during the annual meeting at the Forage Symposium Jan. 25 at the Chula Vista Resort.
Newly elected board directors include operator representatives Ray Liska, owner of Apollo Vale Enterprises in Cochrane and Derek Ducat, from Ducat Farms Custom Work in Kewaunee. Josh Bartholomew, territory manager for Oxbo International was elected as corporate representative. Bryce O’Leary, owner of O’Leary Brothers Chopping Service LLC in Janesville was selected as the group’s new president.

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P.O. Box 567
De Forest, WI 53532