Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association

Volume 12, Issue 28 | May 15, 2020

Attorney General Kaul Revokes High Capacity Well Opinion

By Jordan Lamb, DeWitt LLP On Friday, May 1, 2020, Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul issued a letter telling DNR Secretary Cole that he is withdrawing the 2016 Attorney General Opinion related to high-capacity well permitting, which was issued by then Attorney General, Brad Schimel.…

DATCP Offers Produce Safety Program Virtually During COVID-19

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 Rule. An OFRR is a non-regulatory…

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…

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…

WPVGA Staff is Available and Here to Assist You

The WPVGA staff is working remotely and are available to you Monday through Friday from 8:00am – 4:30pm. Don’t hesitate to contact us at our home offices as follows: Tamas Houlihan, Executive Director  715-551-0775 Dana Rady, Director of Promotions and Consumer Education  715-610-6350 Joe Kertzman,…

2020 Promotions Retreat Rescheduled

As a result of Covid-19 and in accordance with recommendations to abide by social distancing guidelines, the WPVGA Promotions Retreat has been rescheduled for Thursday, June 4th – Friday, June 5th. The event will remain at the Kalahari Resort in the Wisconsin Dells. If you…

Spud Seed Classic will be held as scheduled on June 19

No changes to the event are planned.  The WSPIA asks that everyone please respect Bass Lake Golf Course’s guidelines on social distancing as well as any other regulations in place for everyone’s safety. Click here to download Sponsorship Commitment Form

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