Key Links

CDC Guidance: Exposed Critical Workers

CDC Recommendations for Workplaces

OSHA Guidance for Workplaces

FAQs Regarding COVID Disinfectants





DATCP’s Wisconsin Farm Center

DATCP Farmer Resources-

DATCP Resource Coordination Center: (608) 224-4875

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC)

A Five Step Approach to Alleviating Farm Stress

11/24/2020 Update

Pork Donated By State (Pounds)

6/8/2020 Weekly Update

EPA Carcass Management Website

5/26/2020 Weekly Update

Update 24 – Near Term Issue Meat Supply Chain

Swine Disposal Checklist 5-26-20

Swine Depopulation Checklist 5-26-2

CFAP main page:

CFAP for livestock producers:

Release regarding the Wisconsin Farm Support Program/sign up for updates:

UW-Extension/Paul Mitchell COVID-19 resources page:

5/18/2020 Weekly Update

Assistance for Small Businesses
The Paycheck Protection Program is providing small businesses with the resources they need to maintain their payroll, hire back employees who may have been laid off, and cover applicable overhead.
Program Overview
• Top-line Overview of PPP PPP — Overview
• SBA Paycheck Protection Program Loan Report SBA PPP Loan Report Deck
• SBA Paycheck Protection Program Loan Report Round 2 – Updated 5/16 SBA-Paycheck-Protection-Program-Loan-Report-Round2
• Summary of Paycheck Protection Program Round 2 Data – Updated 5/19 • Summary of Paycheck Protection Program Round 2 Data

5/11/20 Weekly Update

Industry Outlook WPA Webinar COVID-19 Crisis

Wisconsin Supreme Court Strikes Down Safer at Home Order

5/4/20 Weekly Update

NRCS Emergency Animal Mortality Management Information

4/27/2020 Weekly Update

State Fair Park Official Statement 4.30.20

Playbook_Checklist Combined 4-28

GCHS Meat Packing Plant Update 5.1.2020

WKOW- WI Hog Farmers Fear Processing Plant Closures

TMJ4-Plant Closures strain WI meat producers

Tyson- Washington Post A Delicate Balance: Feeding the Nation and Keeping our Employees Healthy

4/20/20 Weekly Update

Iowa State Webinar- Feeding and Nutrition FAQ sheet FAQ

Legislature files suit against stay-at-home order

NPB COVID Safety Letter COVID Safety Letter

4/13/20 Weekly Update

Safer At Home Extended through May 26 Safer At Home Order #28



Wisconsin State FFA Convention Update FFA Convention Postponed

Wisconsin Coronavirus Response Bill Coronavirus Response Bill

Department of Transportation (DOT) -Emergency permits to help truckers respond to COVID-19 Emergency Order #24

Temporary Pesticide Applicator Certification –

Department of Health Services-  Get the Latest on COVID-19


4/6/20 Weekly Update 

Main Street Lending Program Information

Proposed Migrant Emergency Order DRAFT PROPOSED emergency orders- migrant labor

Wisconsin Farm Center Wis.FarmCenter_04_07_20

SBA FAQ Sheet SBA Information


3/30/20 Weekly Update 

DATCP, WEDC Notify Farmers of Federal Paycheck Protection Program- 4.3.20_DATCP_WEDC_Paycheck_Protection_Release

DeWitt CARES Act Resources & Practical Advice for Small Businesses and Nonprofits- CARES_Resources_Small_Business_Nonprofit_04_02_20

DATCP- Temporary Applicator Certification Available Online (April 4, 2020)

DeWitt- FFCRA Updates for Employers

Addressing Time Off Obligations for Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), March 31, 2020

Employers FAQ Regarding FFCRA, March 31, 2020

Smithfield Response to COVID-19

 DNR Response to COVID-19 Wisconsin DNR & COVID-19: We remain at your service through this emergency 

NPPC- Cancels 2020 World Pork Expo

NPPC Cancels 2020 World Pork Expo


3/23/20 Weekly Update 3/23/20

Wis. Show Pig Release WPA_Show_Pig_Release_03_27_20
Member Alert COVID-19_Member_Alert_Lamb_03_25_20
Employee Template Essential Critical Infrastructure Worker Letter_Word Doc
Health Order Safer At Home Order – March 24 2020 – WI Gov Rel Update_ COVID-19
DeWitt Update DeWitt-WI-Gov-Rel-Update_-COVID-19-March-23-2020

The following resources have been vetted by the National Pork Producers Council and the National Pork Board and made available to connect our industry with the best information the current situation, emergency planning tools, recommended control measures and talking points.

Current Situation
Situation Summary
Cases in U.S.
Locations with Confirmed COVID-19 Cases, by WHO Region

Control Measures
How to Protect Yourself
State & Territorial Health Department Websites
State Public Health Veterinarians By State

Emergency Planning/Response Resources
Farm Level Crisis Plan
Youth Resources- NPB

Pork Industry COVID-19 Talking Points
Coronavirus vs. ASF FAQ


Resources for Employers

COVID-19 Overview OSHA
Resources for Businesses and Employers-CDC
Travel: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers- CDC

Practical biosecurity recommendations to prevent COVID-19 in farm workers and allied operations – University of Minn