• News for General News Article

    Wednesday, April 22, 2020
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 20, 2020Contact: GovPress@wisconsin.gov or 608-219-7443 Gov. Evers Announces Badger Bounce Back Plan MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today announced Wisconsin's "Badger Bounce Back" plan which outlines important criteria for Wisconsin to be able to reopen its economy in phases and includes steps to make sure workers and businesses are prepared to reopen as soon as it is safe ...read more
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    Monday, April 20, 2020
     Release Date: April 20, 2020Media Contact: Kevin Hoffman, DATCP Public Information Officer, (608) 224-5005MADISON — To continue serving Wisconsin produce farmers during the public health emergency, the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is offering virtual On-Farm Readiness Reviews (OFRRs), a program that helps growers prepare to comply with the Produce Safety ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Education, Press Release, Community
    Friday, April 10, 2020
    Alice in Dairyland Finals moved to June 19-20Release Date: April 10, 2020               Media Contact: Rick Hummell, Public Information Officer, (608) 224-5041Richard.Hummell@wisconsin.gov   MADISON – Due to challenges posed by the COVID-19 public health emergency, the upcoming 73rd Alice in Dairyland Finals are facing several significant changes including date, format and location. The 73rd ...read more
    Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, General News Article, Marketing/Promotion
    Friday, April 03, 2020
     Online Exam Available for Temporary Pesticide Applicator CertificationRelease Date: April 2, 2020 Media Contact: Leeann Duwe, Public Information Officer, (608) 224-5130MADISON – A new online exam is available for individuals to become temporarily certified until October 31 as a commercial pesticide applicator. This video details how to sign-up for the exam, developed in partnership with the ...read more
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    Friday, April 03, 2020
    DATCP, WEDC Notify Farmers of Federal Paycheck Protection ProgramRelease Date: April 3, 2020  Media Contacts:DATCP: Grace Atherton, Communications Director, (608) 224-5020,grace.atherton@wisconsin.govWEDC: David Callender, Communications Director, (608) 210-6706,david.callender@wedc.orgMADISON – Following new guidance issued by the U.S. Department of Treasury and the Small Business ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Economic, Press Release