Media Contacts

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Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
2811 Agriculture Drive
PO Box 8911
Madison, WI 53708-8911​
Phone: (608) 224-5012
Email:​ DATCPmedia@wisconsin.gov​​

Media Inquiries

Topics
Contact
  • Secretary interview requests
  • ​Agency-wide communications initiatives and strategy​​


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Sam Otterson

Communications Director
Phone: (608) 224-5020​
Email: sam.otterson@wisconsin.gov

  • Land and water conservation: Runoff, livestock siting, nutrient management, Producer-Led Watershed gran​ts, pesticides, farmland preservation, CREP
  • Plants, seeds, and insects: Industrial hemp, plant pests and diseases, pollinators, firewood​​​​

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Madelyn Adler

Public Information Officer
Phone: (608) 419-3851
Email: madelynl.adler@wisconsin.gov
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  • ​Trade and consumer protection: S​cams, business complaints, ​Do Not Call list, identity theft, weights and measures​
  • Agricultural development: Alice in Dairyland, county and district fairs, marketing orders, Something Special from Wisconsin,​ Farm Center​

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Caleb Kulich​

​Public Information Officer​
Phone: (608) 621-1290​
Email: caleb.kulich@wisconsin.gov
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  • Animal health: Livestock, pets, welfare, disease prevention and management, importing, identification, veterinary care​
  • Food safety: Food licensing and inspection, meat and poultry licensing and inspection, retail food establishments, food processing and distribution, foodborne illnesses, product recalls, lab certification
  • Recreational safety​: Lodging establishments, public pools, campgrounds, recreational educational camps
  • Agricultural development: Buy Local Buy Wisconsin Grants, farm to school, organics, grazing, specialty crops, minority farmer outreach, meat and dairy development​
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​Kevin Hoffman

Public Information Officer
Phone: (608) 224-5005​​