The candidates for this year’s Alice in Dairyland competition will be announced on Friday. The Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection press conference will be at 2:00  PM at Hartland Farms in Hancock Wisconsin. The candidates will ten spend the next eight weeks preparing for the Finals, which will be held May 17th-19th in Adams County. This year marks the 71st iteration of the competition, which will see the winner  become Wisconsin’s agricultural ambassador and travel thousands of miles across the state presenting to students, completing media interviews and attending community events to promote the state’s agriculture industry.