News Releases Archive: 2020

​December 22, 2020: Midwestern State Agriculture Leaders: Follow Public Health Guidelines to Keep Our Food Supply Chain Strong​​

December 16, 2020: Wisconsin Specialty Crop Block Grants Awarded for 19 Projects

December 15, 2020: Gypsy Moth Population Increases

December 11, 2020: Statements from Wisconsin Agricultural Leaders on Governor's Climate Change Task Force Report

December 7, 2020: Account Credit Available for Eligible Wisconsin Subscribers of Lee Enterprises Publications

December 3, 2020: Applications Open Now Through January 15 for Dairy Processor Grants

December 1, 2020: Grants Available for Wisconsin Exporters Seeking to Grow E-Commerce Capabilities in Chinese Markets​​

November 30, 2020: Pesticide Applicator In-person Certification Testing Suspended - Certification Extended to December 2021

November 30, 2020: Giving Tuesday Tips from DATCP and DFI

November 20, 2020: “Home for Thanksgiving” Takes on a New Meaning in 2020 ​​

November 19, 2020: DATCP, DHS Share Tips to Help Wisconsinites Avoid Vaccine Trial Imposter Scams

November 18, 2020: Scammers Target Unsuspecting Pet Seekers

November 17: 2020: Buy Local Evergreens to Avoid Invasive Plant Pests in Your Holiday Decorations

November 13, 2020: Farm Center Part of Multi-State Effort Focusing on Farmer Mental Wellness​​

November 12, 2020: ​New Program Offers Mental Health, Wellness Resources to Wisconsin Veterinarians

November 12, 2020: Alice in Dairyland to Usher in Christmas Tree Season With Virtual Tree-Cutting Nov. 18

November 9, 2020: Romanski Appoints DATCP Assistant Deputy Secretary

November 9, 2020: AEA Snapshot: Scuppernong AEA Layers Preservation Protections to Protect Farming Communities

November 5, 2020: Alice in Dairyland, Something Special from Wisconsin Highlight 'Uniquely Wisconsin' Gift-Giving Options​

November 2, 2020: Registration Open until February 1 to Receive Landscape Pesticide Advance Notices

October 30, 2020: Special Pesticide Registration Proposed for VAPAM® HL Soil​ Fumigant for Use on Ginseng

October 29, 2020: Rackow Family Sausage Issues Class I Recall for Summer Sausage Products

October 26, 2020: The Future of Connected Devices and Secure Data in Wisconsin​ ​

October 23, 2020: Wisconsin Participates in 29th Annual Tri-National Agricultural Accord

October 23, 2020: DATCP Launches “Consumer Protection 101" Program

October 20, 2020: DATCP to Resume Produce Safety Rule Training Online

October 19, 2020: Cybersecurity Awareness Month Week Three: Securing Internet-Connected Devices in Healthcare​

October 15, 2020: Transition to New Wisconsin State Hemp Plan Postponed; Current Pilot Program Extended ​​

October 12, 2020: Cybersecurity Awareness Month Week Two: Securing Devices at Home and Work

October 8, 2020: Taylor County Mink Test Positive for Coronavirus

October 5, 2020: Burnett County Deer Farm Tests Positive for CWD

October 5, 2020: AEA Snapshot: Town of Troy Preserves Agriculture through Farmland Protection Policies

October 5, 2020: Cybersecurity Awareness Month Week One: If You Connect It, Protect It. 

October 2, 2020: As pandemic continues, so should our support for agriculture and food industries

October 2, 2020: Limited In-person Commercial Pesticide Applicator Certification Exams Start October 6

October 1, 2020: ​Virtual Apple Orchard Tour, Annual 'Crunch' Highlight Wisconsin Farm to School Efforts​​

October 1, 2020: ​DATCP Encourages Consumers to Participate in Cybersecurity Awareness Month

September 30, 2020: DATCP and Wisconsin Elections ​Commission Help Consumers Avoid Election Scams​​ ​

​​​​September 24, 2020: Consumer Alert: Wisconsin Consumers Fall Victim to Facebook Marketplace Scam

September 21, 2020: Wisconsin Farm Support Program distributes over $8 million in second round of funding​​

September 17, 2020: DATCP Increases Consumer Protection Service Access to Milwaukee Area

September 10, 2020: Wisconsin Agriculture Youth Council Members Announced

September 4, 2020: Federal Eviction Moratorium Affects Wisconsin Residential Properties

September 4, 2020: WI DATCP Summary of 2020 NASDA Annual Meeting

September 2, 2020: Application Period Open for Organic Cost Share Reimbursement

September 1, 2020: DATCP Releases Data Privacy and Security Report Based on Advisory Committee Recommendations

August 28, 2020: AEA Spotlight: Eau Claire County Golden Triangle Promotes Conservation through
​Farm-to-Farm Network

August 27, 2020: DATCP Announces Recipients of Food Security Initiative Grants

August 21, 2020: DATCP Issues Letter of Warning to Elite Hearing Centers of America

August 20, 2020: Wisconsin Dairy Producer Survey Provides Industry Snapshot

August 14, 2020: One Week Left to Apply for Wisconsin Agriculture Youth Council

August 13, 2020: ​Consumer Alert: DATCP Alerts Consumers to Tech Support Robocalls

August 13, 2020: Wisconsin Farm to School Advisory Council Nominations Accepted Through August 30​​

August 10, 2020: ICYMI: Wisconsin Farm Support Program Reopens for Applications Today​​

August 10, 2020: Wisconsin Agriculture Youth Council Applications Due Aug. 21

August 6, 2020: Wisconsin Farm Support Program Reopens for Applications Aug. 10-24​​​

July 29, 2020: AEA Spotlight: Headwaters of Southeast Monroe County Seeks Landowners Interested in Farmland Preservation

July 28, 2020: DATCP Guidance on Unsolicited Seed Packages

July 27, 2020: Dunn County Horse Tests Positive for EEE

July 23, 2020: DATCP Creates New Wisconsin Agriculture Youth Council

July 21, 2020: Producer-Led Watershed Protection Grants Now Open for 2021

July 17, 2020: DATCP Hosting 'Question, Persuade, Refer' Virtual Training Sessions for Agriculture Service Providers and Farmers

July 15, 2020: Applications Open for DATCP Food Security and Wisconsin Products Grant

July 3, 2020: With Prices Stabilizing, State Ends 'Abnormal Economic Disruption' Period​

July 2, 2020: DATCP Accepting Applications for COVID-19 Food Security Network Support Grants

July 1, 2020: Farm Center Offers 24/7 Hotline, Other Resources in New Pilot Program​​

June 26, 2020: Learn About DATCP Grant Opportunities During July 15 Extension Seminar

June 25, 2020: DATCP Reminds Farmers to Apply for Wisconsin Farm Support Program by Monday​

June 24, 2020: DATCP Encourages Potential Applicants for Food Security Grants to Sign Up for Email Updates

June 23, 2020: DATCP to Resume Modified Produce Safety Inspections

June 22, 2020: 'Rural Realities' Podcast to Focus on Farmer Stress, Adaptability

June 20, 2020: Julia Nunes Selected as 73rd Alice in Dairyland​

June 16, 2020: Applications for Wisconsin Farm Support Program Top 3,600 in First Day; Farmers Encouraged to Apply ASAP

June 12, 2020: Virtual Alice in Dairyland Finals Set for June 19-20

June 9, 2020: DATCP Issues Guidance Following Federal Cancellation of Dicamba Herbicides

June 9, 2020: Trempealeau County Deer Farm Tests Positive for CWD

June 9, 2020: Second Phase of Gypsy Moth Aerial Treatments Begins Late June in 15 Counties

June 8, 2020: Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin Election Results Announced

June 5, 2020: Schwai's Meat & Sausage Market Issues Voluntary Class I Recall of Three Italian Sausage Products

June 5, 2020: Soybean Producers: Dicamba Use in Wisconsin after June 3, 2020

June 5, 2020: DATCP Announces Details for $50 Million Wisconsin Farm Support Program

June 5, 2020: DATCP Promotes Consumer Awareness for World Food Safety Day

June 3, 2020: DATCP Announces 2020 Dairy Processor Grant Recipients

May 28, 2020: What's next for agriculture: How the next round of federal aid could help Wisconsin farmers recover from COVID-19 challenges

May 27, 2020: Shop locally, shop responsibly during COVID-19

May 20, 2020: DATCP Interim Secretary Applauds Gov. Evers' Action to Fund COVID-19 Response

May 19, 2020: DATCP Reminds Corn Producers: Weed Control Products Containing Isoxaflutole Currently Not Permitted in Wisconsin

May 14, 2020: DATCP, DFW Partially Lift State Dairy Assessment During COVID-19 Federal Disaster Declaration

May 11, 2020: DATCP Continues to Waive Fee for Agricultural Chemical Cleanup Program Fund

May 8, 2020: Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grant Recipients Announced

May 6, 2020: CWD Not Detected in Depopulated Burnett County Elk Herd

May 1, 2020:  DATCP, Pork Association Partner on 'Passion for Pork' Initiative

April 29, 2020: DATCP Conducts More Than 1,100 Food Safety Checks Throughout Wisconsin

April 29, 2020: DATCP Issues Spring Reminder of Equine Vaccinations and Testing

April 29, 2020: DATCP Adopts Emergency Rule Prohibiting Late Fees on Rentals

April 29, 2020: DATCP to Survey for Gypsy Moth in 47 Counties

April 27, 2020: DATCP to Aerial Spray for Gypsy Moth in 18 Counties

April 21, 2020: DATCP Interim Secretary Statement on USDA COVID-19 Aid

April 20, 2020: DATCP Offers Produce Safety Program Virtually During COVID-19

April 15, 2020: Million Dollar Wisconsin Dairy Recovery Partnership Announced to Help Feed Wisconsinites, Benefit State Dairy Farmers​

April 15, 2020: Public Notice: Submit Comments by April 22 for Lorox® DF Carrot Herbicide​​

April 10, 2020: Alice in Dairyland Finals Moved to June 19-20

Aprii 7, 2020: DATCP's Wisconsin Farm Center is Here to Help

April 6, 2020: Be there for farmers; they are always there for you

April 3, 2020: DATCP, WEDC Notify Farmers of Federal Paycheck Protection Program

April 2, 2020: Online Exam Available for Temporary Pesticide Applicator Certification

April 1, 2020: ​DATCP Advocates for Dairy Industry Amid Milk Disposal Concerns

March 27, 2020: DATCP Extends Pesticide Applicator Certifications to October 31

March 27, 2020: DATCP is here to serve during COVID-19

March 25, 2020: DATCP Takes Action on Price Gouging Complaints

March 25, 2020: DATCP Issues RVP Variance Waiver to Gasoline Retailers

March 24​, 2020: DFW Nomination Period Closes March 31; Guidance Issued for Remote Notarization

March 20, 2020: Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers, DATCP Report Wisconsin Fuel Supply Remains Stable​ 

March 20, 2020: DATCP Reminds Farmers to Check Runoff Risk Prior to Spreading Manure

March 18, 2020: Pesticide Applicator Certification Testing Temporarily Suspended

March 17, 2020: DATCP Provides Resources for Farmers, Agribusinesses on COVID-19

March 17, 2020: DATCP Provides Tips for Wisconsin Consumers Seeking Ticket Refunds

March 16, 2020: Canceled: Gypsy Moth Treatment Plan Open Houses

March 14, 2020: 73rd Alice in Dairyland Top Candidates Announced​​

March 13, 2020: DATCP Provides Important Information on Executive Order #72 and Wisconsin's Price Gouging Statute

March 5, 2020: Nomination Period Open for Dairy Farmers of WI

March 3, 2020: DATCP Presents Gypsy Moth Treatment Plan at Open House Meetings

March 2, 2020: Wisconsin's 2019 Weights and Measures Numbers Add up to Accuracy

February 27, 2020: Quality Cut Meats Issues Voluntary Class II Recall for Bacon Products

February 19, 2020: DATCP's Farm Center Hosting 'Unexpected Tomorrows' Workshops

February 10, 2020: Organic Advisory Council Nominations So​ught Through March 20

February 6, 2020: DATCP Releases Top Ten Consumer Complaints for 2019

January 24, 2020: REMINDER: Alice in Dairyland Applications Due Feb. 3

January 21, 2020: DATCP Accepting Petitions for 2020 Ag Enterprise Area Designations

January ​16, 2020: Krull Joins DATCP as Agriculture and Farm Center Director​​

January 14, 2020: Apply for Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grants Through Feb. 28

January 10, 2020: Application Period Open for Specialty Crop Block Grants

January 2, 2020: Application Period Open for the 73rd Alice in Dairyland