Agriculture in Wisconsin

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AAE Professor Steven Deller recently released The Contribution of Agriculture to the Wisconsin Economy: An Update for 2017. The report finds that the industry contributed over $100 billion to the economy despite farm losses. The report launched on a Wisconsin Public Radio interview in August 2019.

See news coverage of the report:

Spectrum News. “Dairy Impacts Economy More than Ever in Wisconsin.” August 22, 2019.

Wisconsin State Farmer. “Agriculture pumps $104.8B into state’s economy despite farm losses.” August 13, 2019

The Country Today. “Study finds continued economic growth for state ag industry. ” August 19, 2019.

Wisconsin Public Radio. Food Production Industry Is Strong Amid Farm Troubles, Report States.” August 16, 2019.

Feedstuff. “Wisconsin dairy generates $45.6b economic impact.” August 22, 2019.

Dairy Reporter. “Wisconsin Dairy Supports 157K Jobs and has a $45.6 Billion Impact.” August 19, 2019.

Progressive Dairy. “Wisconsin Dairy Generates $45.6B Economic Impact.” August 14, 2019.


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