Agricultural Producer Security Council

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​​​The Agricultural Producer Security Council is a statutory council created under Wis. Stat. § 15.137(1)​.The Council advises DATCP on the administration of the agricultural producer security program under Wis. Stat. ch. 126​The Council meets as often as DATCP deems necessary, but at least once annually.

DATCP is required by statute to inform the Council of current balances in the Agricultural Producer Security Fund and must consult the Council before modifying any license fee, license surcharge, or fund assessment under the program. The Division of Trade and Consumer Protection administers the Agricultural Producer Security program and provides administrative support to the Council.

Access the Council's ​meeting minutes, agendas, and annual reports.


Council members are appointed to three-year terms by the DATCP Secretary and represent the following statutorily defined organizations:

  • Farmers’ Educational and Cooperative Union of America, Wisconsin Division (Wisconsin Farmers Union)
  • Midwest Food Products ​Association, Inc.
  • National Farmers Organization, Inc.
  • Wisconsin Agri-Business Association, Inc.
  • Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association
  • Wisconsin Corn Growers Association, Inc., and the Wisconsin Soybean Association, Inc. (both represented by a single member)
  • Wisconsin Dairy Products Association, Inc.
  • Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation.
  • Cooperative Network
  • Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association, Inc.