Statutory Boards, Commissions, and Councils

The following bodies are created by law and attached to the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade & Consumer Protection (DATCP) for administrative purposes.

Standing Advisory Bodies Created by DATCP

Wisconsin statutes authorize the Secretary to create such councils or committees as the operation of the department requires. 

Rulemaking Advisory Committees

Under state law, the department may convene committees of experts, interested person or representatives of the public to advise it with respect to any contemplated rulemaking.

Active Rulemaking Advisory Committees

ATCP Number
​Relating To
​Scope or Rule
​Date of Committee Creation (When notice was sent to Joint Committee for Review of Administrative Rules)
​Date of Amended Committee Notice
​Date of Second Amended Committee Notice
​Plant Inspection and Pest Control
​Agricultural Resource Management
​February 26, 2021
July 8, 2021

​Inedible Animal By-Products
​Food and Recreational Safety
​April 14, 2021
May 6, 2021
​​October 6, 2021

Ad Hoc Advisory Bodies Created by DATCP

The department may create temporary ("ad hoc") advisory councils to advise the department on matters within the Department's jurisdiction.  

Additional Councils Affiliated with DATCP

​(Updated October 1, 2021)