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December 10, 2019: DATCP Designates Over 74,000 Acres Eligible for Farmland Preservation in Clark, Grant, and Sauk Counties

December 9, 2019: Gypsy Moth Populations Continue to Decline

December 6, 2019: DATCP Committee Seeking Public Comment on Data Privacy and Security

November 27, 2019: On Giving Tuesday, Check Before You Donate

November 26, 2019: Stop Gifting to Scammers this Holiday Season

November 21, 2019: Fifth Round of Producer-Led Watershed Grant Funding Awarded to 27 Farmer Groups

November 13, 2019: Organic Cost Share Application Period Extended

November 6, 2019: Hunters and Firewood: Buy It Where You Burn It

November 1, 2019: Statement from DATCP Secretary-designee Brad Pfaff on ATCP 51

November 1, 2019: Sign Up Opens for 2020 Landscape Pesticide Registry

October 31, 2019: Hemp License Applications, Registration Open for 2020 Season

October 16, 2019: Statement from DATCP Secretary-designee Brad Pfaff on passing of Joe Tregoning

October 16, 2019: Apply Through December 13 for Dairy Processor Grants

October 9, 2019: Wisconsin’s Ag Diversity Is Its Strength

October 3, 2019: Statement from DATCP Secretary-designee Brad Pfaff on Passing of Dean Strauss

October 2, 2019: Cybersecurity Month: Stepping Up to Secure Your Data

September 27, 2019: DATCP Reminds Affected Property Owners to Only Work with Trusted Contractors after Recent Storms

September 19, 2019: DATCP, DWD Connect the Dots with Job Training for Wisconsin Farmers

September 17, 2019: Milk-n-More Tequila Naomi in 2019 Cow of the Year

September 16, 2019: Pfaff Names Dr. Darlene Konkle Wisconsin State Veterinarian

September 16, 2019: Wisconsin's Role in Protecting the U.S. Pork Supply from African Swine Fever

September 9, 2019: Comments Requested on Avipel®​ 

September 4, 2019: Equipment Used for Planting & Harvest: Diligence Can Save Big Headaches

September 3, 2019: Does Grandma Know About DATCP?​

August 26, 2019: ​Burnett County Elk Tests Positive for CWD

August 26, 2019: 'Something Special' Companies Live Up to the Name at State Fair Eats & Treats Competition

August 23, 2019: DATCP and City of Milwaukee Health Department Suspend Meat and Food Processing at Outpost Natural Foods

August 23, 2019: Bought Rhododendrons or Azaleas This Season? Check for Disease

August 14, 2019: First Wisconsin Case of EIA Confirmed in Taylor County Horse

August 9, 2019: Reduce Your Moving Stress: Read Up on Your Tenant Rights​

August 2, 2019: Inspect Poly Tanks Every Spring and Fall, DATCP Says

August 2, 2019: ​First Wisconsin Case of EEE Confirmed in Horse in Barron County

July 29, 2019: Hearings Set on Livestock Facility Siting Rule

July 26, 2019: ​Equifax Settlement Could Put Cash in Your Pocket

July 24, 2019: Watch for Travelling Contractors in Wake of Recent Storms​

July 22, 2019: Learn How to Grow Lavender at Field Day

July 16, 2019: Protect Your Pets and Livestock from Extreme Heat Exposure

July 16, 2019: Producer-Led Watershed Protection Grant Applications Now Available for 2020

July 10, 2019: DATCP Secretary Pfaff commends DATCP Board for approach to international trade, animal health, and livestock siting

July 10, 2019: Fruit and Vegetable Growers Encouraged to Sign-up for Pre-Inspection Review and Field Day Events

July 3, 2019: DATCP Secretary Releases Statement on Budget

June 28, 2019: DATCP Staff Available to Answer Questions at Farm Tech Days

June 27, 2019: Wisconsin Companies to Exhibit Products, Services and Technology at Major Trade Show in Colombia

June 25, 2019: CREP Enrollment Reopens; Offers Income from Flood-Prone Lands

June 25, 2019: Meeting Wisconsin’s Conservation Challenges -- New Annual Report Now Available

June 24, 2019: Dairy Task Force 2.0 Adopts Final Report

June 18, 2019: Pfaff Encourages Farmers to Use USDA Resources To Help Deal with Crop Losses, Low Dairy Prices

June 14, 2019: Celebrate National Pollinator Week: Invite Pollinators to Your Yard, DATCP Says

June 14, 2019: Wisconsin to Host Delegation of Cheese Buyers from the Middle East

June 12, 2019: Next Round of Gypsy Moth Aerial Treatments Planned​​

June 12, 2019: Sec. Brad Pfaff: DATCP is Your Partner in the Fight Against Senior Fraud​

June 11, 2019: Pre-Summer Break Homework: Take Cyber Security Steps​

June 7, 2019: Dairy Task Force 2.0 to Meet June 21 in Madison

June 6, 2019: Depopulated Portage County Hunting Ranch Tests Negative for CWD​​

June 5, 2019: Industry and Government Food Safety Partners Work to Make Every Day World Food Safety Day

May 31, 2019: DATCP Advises Farmers: Use Caution When Securing Financing for Spring Planting

May 30, 2019: Dairy Farmers of WI Election Results Announced

May 29, 2019: Celebrate Wisconsin’s Dairy Pride this June - Column from Secretary Brad Pfaff

May 22, 2019: Walworth County to Host 2020 Alice in Dairyland Finals

May 22, 2019: Dairy Task Force 2.0 Highlights the Need to Build Connections

May 21, 2019: Foodborne Illness Advisory: Del Monte Veg​etable Trays Pose Potential Salmonella Risk (DATCP/DHS release)

May 21, 2019: Dairy Farmers of WI Ballots Due by May 24

​​May 21, 2019: Comments Open for Portage County Highway F Culvert Project

May 21, 2019: Topping Off the Tank for Your Holiday Travel? Watch for the Blue DATCP Sticker​​​

May 20, 2019: DATCP Emphasizes Chemical Safety when Operating and Using Swimming Pools

May 15, 2019: Wisconsin Potato Board Election Now Under Way

May 15, 2019: Election Period Opens for Wisconsin Ginseng Board

May 15, 2019: Wisconsin Dairy Needs to Expand its Markets Worldwide

May 14, 2019: Cooperative Agreement with FDA Strengthens Wisconsin’s Response to Food Safety Emergencies

May 11, 2019: Abigail Martin Selected as 72nd Alice in Dairyland

May 10, 2019: Don’t Let Pests and Diseases Hitch a Ride on Firewood

May 10, 2019: Portage County Deer Farm Depopulated due to CWD

May 10, 2019: Quarantine Released for Bayfield County Hunting Ranch

May 8, 2019: Research and Innovation Key to Wisconsin Dairy’s Future

May 7, 2019: Pfaff Leading Trade Mission to Mexico's Largest Annual Dairy Conference

May 6, 2019: Herd-Based Veterinary Diagnostic Service Available

May 6, 2019: Gypsy Moth Survey Gets Underway Soon in Wisconsin

May 6, 2019: ACCP Fee Holiday to Continue Into 2020

May 3, 2019: Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grant Recipients Announced

May 2, 2019: Comments Invited on Use of Sonalan® HFP on Potatoes

May 2, 2019: Is That "Local" Florist Rooted Somewhere Else?​

May 1, 2019: Gypsy Moth Aerial Spraying to Begin in May​

May 1, 2019: Dairy Farmers of WI Board Election Under Way

May 1, 2019: Nomination Period Open for WI Soybean Board

April 29, 2019: Safety First for Secondhand Sales​

April 25, 2019: Sec. Brad Pfaff:  Statement on the Passing of Ed Brooks

April 25, 2019: Comments Invited on Use of Vydate® L on Onions

April 25, 2019: Full-Time Scammers Target Part-Time Job Seekers​

April 23, 2019: ​DATCP Issues Poultry Testing Waiver due to Antigen Shortage

April 22, 2019: Sec. Brad Pfaff: It Takes a Village to Fight Identity Theft​

April 18, 2019: Cardinal-Hickory Creek Ag Impact Statement Available to Public

April 15, 2019: WI Milk Marketing Board Nominees Certified

April 12, 2019: Trying to Save a Couple of Bucks on NBA Playoff Tickets? Use Caution.

April 11, 2019: 2017 Census of Agriculture Released -- Amid Changes, Wisconsin Agriculture Remains Strong, Pfaff Says

April 9, 2019: Public Invited to Attend 72nd Alice in Dairyland Finals Events

April 8, 2019: DATCP Reminds Dog Owners and Parents to Help Prevent Dog Bites

April 4, 2019: Administrator Lara Sutherlin: Strategic Relief for the Student Loan Crisis is Possible​​​

April 4, 2019: Dairy Task Force 2.0 to Hold Teleconference April 15

April 4, 2019: DATCP Seeking Applicants for Veterinary Examining Board

March 28, 2019: Bea’s Ho-Made Products Contain Undeclared Allergens, DATCP Cautions

March 28, 2019: This April Fools' Day, Don't Get Reeled in by Phishing Emails​

March 27, 2019: Consumers Urged to Use Caution When Seeking Flood Cleanup Help​

March 26, 2019: Rhoda-Reis Joins DATCP as Director of International Agribusiness Center

March 26, 2019: Dairy Farmers of WI Nomination Period Closes March 30

March 18, 2019: Dairy Task Force 2.0 Approves 49 Additional Recommendations

March 15, 2019: 72nd Alice in Dairyland Top Candidates Announced

March 15, 2019: Utility and Government Shams Rock the Consumer Protection Hotline

March 14, 2019: Don't Let Identity Theft Be One of Your Spring Break Memories​​

March 14, 2019: Pfaff Looks Forward to Continued Partnership Between Agriculture, Conservation Advocates

March 14, 2019: ​Butterball LLC Recalls Ground Turkey Produc​ts Linked to Salmonella Infections(DATCP/DHS release)

March 14, 2019: Commentary from Secretary Brad Pfaff National Ag Day: Agriculture Connects All of Us​

March 13, 2019: Snow Melt, Rainfall Demand Caution in Spreading Manure

March 13, 2019: Hemp Offers Opportunities, Pfaff Says; DATCP Asks USDA to Address Testing, Financial Issues

March 13, 2019: Plan Ahead to Avoid Grandparent Scams

March 13, 2019: Agriculture Connects Us All, Pfaff Says on National Ag Day

March 13, 2019: Governor Evers Recognizes Work of the Dairy Task Force 2.0

March 8, 2019: D​ATCP Reminds Farmers to Report Storm Losses, Offers Resources​​

March 5, 2019: Administrat​or Lara Sutherlin: Overwhelmed by medical bills? Seek help!

March 4, 2019: Hemp Application Period Closes; Numbers Rise Dramatically

March 4, 2019: Dairy Task Force 2.0 to Meet March 15 in Sheboygan

March 4, 2019: Reminder: State Law Requires Registration for all Livestock Locations

March 4, 2019: Accurate, More or Less? A Look at Wisconsin's 2018 Weights and Measures Numbers

March 1, 2019: Ginseng Board Nomination Period Open Until April 1 

March 1, 2019: Nominations Accepted for Cherry Board Until April 1

February 28, 2019: Secretary Pfaff Commends Evers’ Proposed Budget for Boosts to Ag, Environment

February 28, 2019: DATCP Hosts Open House Meetings On Gypsy Moth Treatment Plans

February 28, 2019: Dairy Processor Grant Recipients Announced

February 27, 2019: DATCP Reminds Farmers to Keep Safety First, Report Losses Following Winter Storms

February 22, 2019: Eight Dairy Farmers of WI Positions Up for Election

February 22, 2019: Potato Board Nomination Period Open Until April 1

February 14, 2019: Romance Scammers are Happy to be Your Valentine

February 13, 2019: Nomination Period Open for Organic Advisory Council

February 11, 2019: DATCP Confirms CWD-Positive Deer in Forest County

February 8, 2019: Dairy Task Force 2.0 to Hold Teleconferences

February 7, 2019: DATCP Releases Top Ten Consumer Complaints for 2018

February 6, 2019: Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grant Period Now Open

February 4, 2019: Don't Let Scammers Steal Your Winter Getaway

February 1, 2019: DATCP Reminds Farmers of New Tool Available Today

January 28, 2019: Beat ID Thieves to Your Tax Return

January 25, 2019: Alice in Dairyland Applications Due Feb. 4

January 25, 2019: Prepare Now to Protect Your Animals from Extreme Cold

January 25, 2019: Take Data Privacy Into Your Own Hands

January 18, 2019: Pfaff Names Romanski Deputy, James Assistant Deputy 

January 15, 2019: DATCP to Start Inspecting Produce Farms this Year

January 2, 2019: Coming Feb. 1: New, More Local Runoff Risk Forecast Tool

January 2, 2019: Alice in Dairyland Application Period Now Open

January 2, 2019: A New Year, a New Opportunity to Protect Against Scams