Hosting Webinar Sept. 22 on How to
Obtain Exporting Documents
Release Date: September 5, 2017
Media Contacts: Rick Hummell, 608-224-5041 firstname.lastname@example.org
or Bill Cosh,
Communications Director, 608-224-5020 William2.Cosh@wi.gov
MADISON – Businesses or individuals
interested in learning about exporting documents available through the
Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) are
invited to register for a free webinar at which requirements and processes for
obtaining the documents will be reviewed by agency staff.
The webinar, “DATCP Exporting Documents:
Certificates of Free Sale, Phytosanitary Certificates & More,” will be held
Friday, Sept. 22, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Registration is required.
of free sale and other export documents such as phytosanitary certificates are
often requested by an importing state or nation. Generally, the documents
certify that the specified imported goods or products are
normally and freely sold in the exporting country or state’s open markets and
are approved for export. They also often attest to the animal or plant health, product
safety, production, processing methods, or sanitation of the processing plant
or originating grower or manufacturer.
speakers include: Emmy Nagamachi, Financial Specialist, Division of Food and Recreational
Safety, DATCP; Greg Helmbrecht, Seed Field Inspection Program, Division of Agricultural
Resource Management, DATCP; and Heather Bartley, Feed Program Specialist,
Division of Agricultural Resource Management.
for the webinar at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4598060155748462594
webinar is the first in a series of free webinars ranging from export document
requirements to shipping regulations to the logistics of transporting livestock
and other products internationally that will be hosted by DATCP’s Wisconsin
International Agribusiness Center in coming months.
The Center, part of DATCP’s Division of Agricultural
Development, works to help Wisconsin farms and agribusinesses start or improve
their international sales through exporter education and technical assistance.
To learn more about exporting services or opportunities to exhibit at other
international trade shows or participate in trade missions, visit https://datcp.wi.gov/Pages/Growing_WI/InternationalAgribusiness.aspx