Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Volume 12, Issue 20 | April 17, 2020

Farmers’ Guide to COVID-19 Relief

April 15, 2020 Announcing the Farmers’ Guide to COVID-19 Relief. Several of the programs discussed in this Guide are the product of the CARES Act—technically known as the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. The CARES Act became law on March 27, 2020. This…

Farm Technology Days Postponed to 2021

Dear Farm Technology Exhibitors: We hope this finds you, your colleagues and your families healthy and weathering the situation caused by Covid-19 well. While the health situation in July is impossible to know now, the Executive Committee of WFTD 2020 has decided to postpone this…

Wisconsin’s “Safer at Home” Order is Extended and Modified

By Jordan Lamb and Wes Webendorfer, DeWitt LLP On April 16, 2020, Wisconsin Secretary-designee of the Department of Health Services, Andrea Palm, issued Emergency Order #28 at the direction of Governor Tony Evers. This new Order extends Wisconsin’s “Safer at Home” Order until 8:00 a.m.…

UW–Madison Diagnostic Labs Adjust, Suspend Services

Some of the services offered by the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s diagnostic laboratories have been temporarily adjusted or suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Details are below. UW Insect Diagnostic Lab Open for insect/arthropod identification services for residents of Wisconsin. Digital photos are highly encouraged. Physical…

2020 Walk Wisconsin Event Cancelled

Please see the following message from Sara Brish, Executive Director of the Stevens Point Area Convention and Visitors Bureau regarding this year’s event. With a heavy heart, I am writing to inform you of our decision to cancel Walk Wisconsin 2020, which was scheduled for…

Produce Safety Online Course

Due to COVID-19 social distancing protocol a Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety (FSMA-PSR) grower training class will be offered online on April 21 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. The requirement that growers attend these trainings in person will return once COVID-19 restrictions are…

Gov. Evers Announces Second Package of Comprehensive Legislative Proposals Providing COVID-19 Relief and Support

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today announced a second package of comprehensive legislative proposals that would provide critical investments in health services, support for essential workers, and assistance for Wisconsin families and businesses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor’s announcement today comes just…

FFCRA Updates for Employers

The legal team at DeWitt has put together the following two articles that may be helpful in analyzing how the FFCRA applies to employers: President Signs the Families First Coronavirus Response Act Passed by the Senate – So, What are the New Time Off Obligations…

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