​​​​​​​​​​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 
​Date of Amended Committee Notice
​Date of Second Amended Committee Notice


​Inedible Animal By-Products
​Food and Recreational Safety
​April 14, 2021
May 6, 2021
​​October 6, 2021
​Bulk Milk Collection, Sambling and Transportation
​Food and Recreational Safety
​​October 22, 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​​

Agricultural Marketing Boards

​​Wisconsin statute allows DATCP to adopt marketing orders for agricultural commodities.

​(Updated June 3, 2022)