News Release Archive: 2018

​​​​​​December 26, 2018:  Evergreen Inspections Find New Insect Pest; Burn or Bag Decorations, Officials Say

December 13, 2018:  Foodborne Illness Advisory: Del Monte Recalls Canned Fiesta Corn

December 10, 2018: ​ DATCP Confirms Chronic Wasting Disease at Depopulated Washington County Deer Farm

December 10, 2018:  'Tis the Season for Returns

December 7, 2018:  Producer-Led Projects: Fourth Round of Funding Awarded to 24 Farmer Groups 

December 6, 2018:  Dairy Task Force 2.0 to Meet in Oshkosh December 13

December 3, 2018:  Signs of the Season: Holiday Hams and Shipping Scams

December 3, 2018:  Application Period Opens for Specialty Crop Block Grants

December 3, 2018:  Petition Period Opens for 2020 Ag Enterprise Areas

November 27, 2018:  Deadline Extended for Industrial Hemp Licensing, Registration

November 26, 2018:  In the "Season of Giving," Give Cautiously

November 21, 2018:  Plant Health Experts: Don’t Compost Those Boxwood Wreaths

November 20, 2018:  Gift-Giving Ideas from Something Special from Wisconsin Will be Focus of Holiday Market, Dec. 2

November 20, 2018:  Gift Cards: What You Need to Know

November 19, 2018:  Simple Steps for Safe Cyber Shopping

November 19, 2018:  DATCP and UW-Extension Host Required Food Safety Trainings for Produce Growers

November 19, 2018:  Something Special from Wisconsin Celebrates Local Businesses This Holiday Season

November 16, 2018:  Don't Toy Around with Safety

November 15, 2018:  Shopping for Holiday Deals? Make a List and Check it Twice

November 15, 2018:  DATCP Confirms CWD-Positive Deer in Portage County

November 14, 2018:  Gypsy Moth Populations Decrease in 2018

November 13, 2018:  2018 Bureau of Consumer Protection Holiday Release Package

November 8, 2018:  Hunters and Firewood: Buy It Where You Burn It

November 7, 2018:  Agricultural Impact Statements Mark 40th Anniversary

November 1, 2018:  Sign Up Opens for 2019 Landscape Pesticide Registry

November 1, 2018:  Industrial Hemp License Apps, Registration Open for 2019

October 30, 2018:  DATCP Confirms Bovine Tuberculosis in Dane County Dairy Herd

October 25, 2018:  Cyber Security Awareness Month - Daily Tips, Week 5: Lock Down Your Login

October 22, 2018:  Farmers Invited to Cardinal-Hickory Creek Project Meetings

October 22, 2018:  Awareness of Grain Quality Critical This Harvest

October 18, 2018:  Cyber Security Awareness Month - Daily Tips, Week 4: Safety on the Go (Mobile Devices)

October 17, 2018:  Reminder: Watch for Wisconsin Scams in Hurricane Michael's Wake (DATCP/DFI release)

October 17, 2018:  Don’t Risk Manure Runoff: Check the Risk Advisory Forecast, Conservation Officials Say

October 16, 2018:  Farmers Can Finally Get in Fields; Don’t Let Rush to Harvest Lead to Tragedy

October 12, 2018:  Cyber Security Awareness Month - Daily Tips, Week 3: Cyber Scam Risks

October 12, 2018:  All Aldicarb Use Now Banned in Wisconsin

October 5, 2018:  Considering Layaway to Purchase a Gift? Read the Terms

October 4, 2018:  Apple 'Crunch,' Chili Lunch Highlight National Farm to School Month Activities

October 4, 2018:  Cyber Security Awareness Month - Daily Tips, Week 2: Keep a Clean Machine

October 3, 2018:  Dairy Task Force Sub-Committee Meetings Announced

September 28, 2018:  Don't Swing at a Playoff Ticket Scammer's Pitch

September 27, 2018:  World Rabies Day September 28 – Share the Message, Save a Life

September 27, 2018:  DATCP Recognizes National Cyber Security Awareness Month with Daily Safety Tips

September 26, 2018:  Farmer to Farmer Website Helps Facilitate Feed Commodity Sales

September 25, 2018:  Flood Waters, Mold Pose Risks This Fall for Livestock Feed

September 21, 2018:  New Federal Law Puts Credit Freeze Fees on Ice

September 20, 2018:  Watch for Wisconsin Scams in Florence's Wake (DATCP/DFI release)

September 20, 2018:  Three New Ag Enterprise Areas To Be Designated Jan. 1

September 19, 2018:  What Rescue Groups and Pet Adopters Need to Know Before Moving Pets from an Out-of-state Disaster to Wisconsin

September 18, 2108:  Conservation Field Days Set in Lafayette County Oct. 2, 4

September 10, 2018:  Seminar to Focus on 'Tools of the Trade' for Food Exporting

September 6, 2018:  Scams 101: Twenty-Somethings are Not Immune to Fraud

September 5, 2018:  Help Protect Grandma and Grandpa: Share Your Scam Knowledge

September 4, 2018:  Depopulated Elk at Richland County Farm Test Negative for Chronic Wasting Disease

August 27, 2018:  DATCP Warns about Produce Safety after a Flooding Event

August 23, 2018: Consumer Alert: Imposter Scam: Fake Utility Calls

August 24, 2018:  Crops Under Water? Think About CREP

August 21, 2018:  Something Special from Wisconsin Members Excel at Eats & Treats Competition

August 21, 2018:  Beware of Door-to-Door Contractors During Flood Cleanup

August 21, 2018:  Cut Flowers to be Focus of Specialty Crop Field Day

August 15, 2018: Consumer Alert: Reports of​ Fake IRS Calls Quadruple Since Last Week

August 15, 2018:  Comments Requested on Avipel®

August 10, 2018: Aggressive IRS Scammers Targeting Wisconsinites Today

August 8, 2018:  Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grant Application Period Now Open

August 6, 2018:  Student or Not, You Have Rights as a Tenant

August 1, 2018:  Foreign Cheese Buyers to be Treated to a 'Wisconsin Experience'

July 30, 2018:  Back-to-School Sales are Here Again

July 27, 2018:  Workshops to Focus on Farm, Food Entrepreneurs Grants

July 27, 2018:  Boxwood Blight Found in Wisconsin for First Time

July 27, 2018:  State Settles with Home Improvement Business

July 17, 2018:  Harsdorf Sends Letter Asking FDA to Enforce Food Labeling

July 10, 2018:  Wisconsin Military Families: Be on Guard to Scams

July 5, 2018:  Producer-Led Watershed Protection Grant Applications Now Available for 2019

June 29, 2018:  GUEST COLUMN FROM SECRETARY HARSDORF: Visit a Wisconsin fair this summer

June 28, 2018:  Protect Your Pets and Livestock from Extreme Heat Exposure

June 25, 2018:  DATCP Confirms CWD-Positive Elk in Sauk County

June 19, 2018:  Shining a Light on Conservation Success: New Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Annual Report

June 19, 2018:  Storm Damage? Watch for Travelling Contractors

June 18, 2018:  Foodborne Illness Advisory: Honey Smacks Cereal Linked to Salmonella Outbreak (DATCP/DHS Release)

June 18, 2018:  DATCP Confirms CWD-Positive Deer in Marinette County

June 18, 2018:  Foodborne Illness Advisory: Pre-Cut Melons Linked to Salmonella (DATCP/DHS Release)

June 15, 2018:  Gypsy Moth Aerial Treatments to Resume Early Next Week

June 11, 2018:  Seniors Don't Have to Fight Fraud Alone

June 11, 2018:  DATCP Confirms Chronic Wasting Disease at Depopulated Iowa County Deer Farm

June 7, 2018:  WMMB/Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin Directors Elected

June 7, 2018:  Comments Invited on Use of Mustang® Maxx on Cherries

June 7, 2018:  State Settles with Wisconsin O'Connor Corporation

June 5, 2018:  Local Food Projects Receive Buy Local, Buy WI Grants

June 1, 2018:  Salmonella Infections Linked to Chicken Distributed by Ruby's Pantry Pop-up Location (DATCP/DHS Release)

June 1, 2018:  DATCP Quarantines Dane County Deer Farm and Richland County Elk Farm due to Positive CWD Results

June 1, 2018:  GUEST COLUMN FROM SECRETARY HARSDORF: Eat nutritious and delicious dairy to support farmers

May 31, 2018:  Wisconsin Dairy Companies Invited to June 19 Cheese Export Seminar

May 29, 2018:  GUEST COLUMN FROM SECRETARY HARSDORF: Maintain focus on trade's importance to agriculture

May 23, 2018:  GUEST COLUMN FROM SECRETARY HARSDORF: DATCP stands ready to help

May 23, 2018:  Green County to Host 2019 Alice in Dairyland Finals

May 22, 2018:  Blue Means Go: A DATCP Sticker Means You Are Getting What You Paid for at the Pump

May 19, 2018:  Riley of Gays Mills Selected as 71st Alice in Dairyland

May 11, 2018:  Camping This Summer? Leave Firewood at Home

May 10, 2018:  Sec. Harsdorf Applauds New Funding for Producer-Led Projects

May 9, 2018:  Keep An Eye Out for Palmer Amaranth, DATCP Cautions 

May 8, 2018:  WI Cranberry Board Nomination Period Open

May 8, 2018:  Nominations Sought for WI Soybean Board

May 3, 2018:  Secretary Harsdorf Announces New Dairy Scholarships

May 3, 2018:  Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin Board Election Under Way

May 3, 2018:  Is That "Hometown" Florist Out of State?

May 1, 2018:  Gypsy Moth Aerial Spraying to Begin in May

May 1, 2018:  Counties Sought to Host Alice in Dairyland Finals

April 30, 2018:  Vaccination Protects Horses from Deadly Mosquito-Transmitted Viruses

April 27, 2018: Consumer Alert: Your Friend is Not Pitching Grant Scams on Facebook

April 25, 2018:  Safety First for Resale Shoppers and Sellers

April 24, 2018:  Order Tickets Now for Alice in Dairyland Finals

April 23, 2018:  Secretary Harsdorf Urges Farmers to Report Snowstorm Losses

April 20, 2018: Consumer Alert: Watch Out for Fake AT&T Customer Service Calls

April 19: 2018:  Nominees Announced for Dairy Farmers of WI Board

April 10, 2018:  Comments Invited on Use of Topsin® on Ginseng

April 9, 2018:  Comments Open for Special Registration of Ginseng Fungicide

April 6, 2018: Consumer Alert: Wisconsin Consumer Report "Apple Tech Support" Scam

April 4, 2018:  Scammers Seeking Students Seeking Work (DATCP/DWD Release)

​March 30, 2018: Consumer Alert: Wisconsin Farmers Targeted in Suspected Grant Scam

March 30, 2018:  State Settles with Sprint Over Billing and Cancellation Issues

March 28, 2018:  Comments Open for Special Registration of Potato Fungicide

March 28, 2018:  No Foolin': Spam Emails are an Everyday Threat

March 23, 2018:  Federally Required Training for Wisconsin Produce Growers

March 22, 2018:  Comments Open on Stinger® Use on Cranberries

March 21, 2018:  DATCP Extends EAB Quarantine Across Entire State

March 16, 2018:  71st Alice in Dairyland Top Candidates Announced

March 16, 2018:  WMMB Director Nomination Period Closes March 31

March 16, 2018:  DATCP Asks for Landowner Thoughts on Farmland Preservation

March 16, 2018:  No Pot of Gold with Rainbows, International Lotteries

March 15, 2018:  DATCP Advice to Farmers: Plan to Spread? Look Ahead

March 15, 2018:  Comments Open on Dual Magnum® Use on Vegetable Crops

March 12, 2018:  Spring Breakers: Fight Grandparent Scams with a Family Plan

March 8, 2018:  CWD-Positive Deer Found on Washington County Farm

March 8, 2018:  Leave Your Worries at Home: Consumer Protection Tips for Spring Breakers

March 2, 2018:  Eight Milk Marketing Board Director Positions Up for Election

March 2, 2018:  Applications Accepted Through April 13 for Dairy Processor Grants

March 2, 2018:  The Price was Right at Wisconsin Businesses in 2017

March 2, 2018:  Industrial Hemp Applications Now Open

February 23, 2018:  DATCP Hosts Meetings on Gypsy Moth Treatment Plans

February 22, 2018:  Nominations Sought Through March 14 for Organic Advisory Council

February 15, 2018:  Harsdorf Reminds Farmers to Return Ag Census

February 6, 2018:  Farm Center is Here for Wisconsin Farmers

February 5, 2018:  Applications Open for Vet Student Loan Repayment Program

February 2, 2018:  One-Day Training Required for Fresh Produce Growers

February 2, 2018:  Application Period Opens for Specialty Block Crop Grants

February 1, 2018:  Nomination Period Opens for WI Potato Board

February 1, 2018:  One Elected, Two Re-Elected to WI Corn Board

February 1, 2018:  DATCP Releases Top Ten Consumer Complaints for 2017

January 29, 2018:  Apply Now for Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grants

January 29, 2018:  Tax ID Theft: Protection is a Year-Round Effort

January 25, 2018:  Statement from Secretary Harsdorf: Governor Walker Invests in Rural Communities, Farm Families

January 23, 2018:  Data Privacy Day: Shrink Your Digital Footprint, One Step at a Time

January 19, 2018:  Don't Let Phony Deals and Booking Snafus Spoil Your Spring Break Plans                                          

January 19, 2019:  Wienke's Market Recalls Jams and Jellies Due to Undeclared Allergen on Label

January 19, 2018:  New Testing Required for Swine Moving In and Into Wisconsin

January 18, 2018:  Barganz Recognized for 14-Year Commitment to ACCP

January 16, 2018:  Wisconsin Forest Products Businesses Invited to Attend Wood Trade Mission to Northern China, March 20-30

January 16, 2018:  Produce Safety Rules Take Effect Jan. 26 for Largest Fresh Market Growers 

January 10, 2018:  'Supporting Farmers During Challenging Times' Strategies Meeting Scheduled for Ag Professionals

January 5, 2018:  Producer-Led Watershed Protection Grants: Third Round of Funding Awarded

January 3, 2018:  Sign Up Open for 2018 Landscape Pesticide Registry