Media Contacts

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Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
2811 Agriculture Drive
PO Box 8911
Madison, WI 53708-8911
Phone: (608) 224-5012

Media Inquiries

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  • Secretary-designee interview requests
  • Agency-wide communications initiatives and strategy?

Grace Atherton?
Grace Atherton?

Communications Director
Office of the Secretary
Phone: (608) 224-5020

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  • ?Land and water conservation: Runoff, livestock siting, nutrient management, Producer-Led Watershed grants, pesticides, farmland preservation, CREP
  • Plants, seeds, and insects: Industrial hemp, plant pests and diseases, pollinators, firewood??


?Leeann Duwe??

?Leeann Duwe

Public Information Officer
Phone: (608) 224-5130?

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  • Consumer protection: S?cams, business complaints, ?Do Not Call list, identity theft, weights and measures

??Ti Gauger

?Ti Gauger?

Public Information Officer
Phone: (608) 224-5007?

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  • Animal health: Livestock, pets, welfare, disease prevention and management, importing, identification, veterinary care?
  • Food safety: Food licensing and inspection, meat and poultry licensing and inspection, retail food establishments, food processing and distribution, foodborne illnesses, product recalls, lab certification
  • Recreational safety?: Lodging establishments, public pools, campgrounds, recreational educational camps??

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Kevin Hoffman

Public Information Officer
Phone: (608) 224-5005??

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  • Agricultural development: Buy Local Buy Wisconsin, Farm to School, international exports, Alice in Dairyland, county and district fairs, marketing orders, Something Special from Wisconsin,? Farm Center
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?Rick Hummell

Rick Hummell?

Public Information Officer
?Phone: (608) 224-5041