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Wisconsin DATCP
The official account for the Wisconsin DATCP. Our mission is to protect food, fair business practices, ag resources, consumers, plants & animals in Wisconsin.
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Wisconsin DATCP Feb 24
DATCP has two booths at the 2018 MOSES Conference, one of the largest conferences dedicated to the organic agriculture industry. The annual conference is held in La Crosse.
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Wisconsin DATCP Feb 23
Nearly a half-dozen WI companies are exhibiting goods and services at the Gulfood Exhibition in Dubai, UAE, this week. Gulfood is one of the largest annual food trade shows in the world. The WI contingent is being led by DATCP’s International Agribusiness Center.
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Wisconsin DATCP Feb 23
Looking at your property tax bill? Wisconsin has eliminated the state property tax! This is the first time since 1931.
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Wisconsin DATCP Feb 22
Demand for the Producer-Led Watershed Protection Grant program continues to grow with the funding requests tripling in the past year. proposes additional funding to invest in conservation efforts to preserve soil and water quality.
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GMK Govt Relations Feb 21
Keith Ripp, Assistant Deputy Sec. , providing an update on producer-led watershed grant program and Dept.'s work on market development/trade
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Wisconsin DATCP Feb 21
. is investing in rural communities, working to provide resources for worker training, promoting business development and incentivizing private investment through the proposed Rural Economic Development Fund at .
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Wisconsin DATCP Feb 20
WI is working to grow our domestic markets. Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin grants can now help farms and business more efficiently process, market and distribute food in local markets including stores, schools and institutions.
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Wisconsin DATCP Feb 19
According to a report, more than 42,000 jobs were created because of the Manufacturing & Agriculture tax credit from 2013-16. Encourages investment in WI!
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Wisconsin DATCP Feb 16
Looking forward to another great Farm Technology Days event! We'll see you in Wood County, July 10-12. Check out the new FTD promo video:
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Wisconsin DATCP Feb 16
Tomorrow, February 17 is National Cabbage Day! Wisconsin ranks second in the country in cabbage production, growing 17% of the nation's total. Include some of the state's sauerkraut on your menu this weekend.
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Wisconsin DATCP Feb 15
We are always excited to welcome new members to the Something Special from Wisconsin program. Let the red and yellow trademark help your products stand out above the rest!
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Wisconsin DATCP Feb 14
Today Sec Harsdorf spoke at the Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council, Inc. Board of Directors meeting about issues of mutual importance. She stressed the importance of collaboration and communication.
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Wisconsin DATCP Feb 14
Happy Valentine's Day! Buying something sweet? Make it Wisconsin honey! Wisconsin produces 3.35 million pounds of honey annually. Our state ranks 12th nationally.
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Wisconsin DATCP Feb 13
Now is the time to apply for the Specialty Crop Block Grants. Funds are awarded to projects intended to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crop industries through research, education or market development. Due by March 16.
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Wisconsin DATCP Feb 13
Exports of Wisconsin dairy, eggs and honey products in 2017 were valued at $297 million, a 19.9 percent increase compared to 2016! Wisconsin now ranks fifth among U.S. states in the export of these products.
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Wisconsin DATCP Feb 12
Wisconsin ranks first in the export of ginseng roots, prepared/preserved cranberries, sweet corn prepared/preserved, and bovine semen. Wisconsin ranks second in the export of whey, cheese and raw furskins.
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Wisconsin DATCP Feb 12
.'s Executive Order #275 stresses the importance of growing our domestic and international markets for our agricultural products. Encourages the need for research and new product development in WI.
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Wisconsin DATCP Feb 9
Wisconsin exported $3.5 billion in agricultural products to 147 countries in 2017, an increase of 3.63 percent compared to 2016. Wisconsin currently ranks 12th among all states in agricultural exports.
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Wisconsin DATCP Feb 9
Exports of Wisconsin dairy, eggs and honey products in 2017 were valued at $297 million, a 19.9 percent increase compared to 2016! Wisconsin now ranks fifth among U.S. states in the export of these products.
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Wisconsin DATCP Feb 9
It's National Pizza Day! Lucky Wisconsin makes more cheese than any other state, more than 600 types, styles and varieties, to top your pizza. Be sure to add some fresh Wisconsin vegetables and tasty Wisconsin meats. This is something to celebrate!
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