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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