Agriculture's Impact on Wisconsin Counties

In Wisconsin, agriculture is a $88.3 billion industry and offers the state's residents nearly 413,500 jobs. Dairy's $43.4 billion comprises nearly half of that total agriculture contribution.

Ag impact results by county can be found below. Visit these links to find a downloadable brochure for the county of your choice. (Counties with little or no ag impact will not include a link.)

Adams Ashland Barron Bayfield Brown Buffalo
Burnett Calumet Chippewa Clark Columbia Crawford
Dane Dodge Door Douglas Dunn Eau Claire
Florence Fond du Lac Forest Grant Green Green Lake
Iowa Iron Jackson Jefferson Juneau Kenosha
Kewaunee Lafayette Langlade La Crosse Lincoln Manitowoc
Marathon Marinette Marquette Menominee Milwaukee Monroe
Oconto Oneida Outagamie Ozaukee Pepin Pierce
Polk Portage Price Racine Richland Rock
Rusk Sauk Sawyer Shawano Sheboygan St. Croix
Taylor Trempealeau Vernon Vilas Walworth Washburn
Washington Waukesha Waupaca Waushara Winnebago Wood




The Dairy Farm in My Back Yard

As cities expand and find farms on their fringes, neighbors are encouraged to ask questions to learn about today's farm practices.


Dairy's Impact on Communities

No other single product produced in Wisconsin creates a greater economic impact than milk.


Dairy and Tourism

Cozy Nook Farm in Waukesha takes advantage of their suburban setting to give non-farm folks the opportunity to learn all about modern dairy operations


Keeping the Farm in the Family—Transition Challenges

A major issue facing farm families today is succession planning. Who will take over the farm? What will our next generation of farms look like?


Wisconsin's #1 Team

To ensure the Wisconsin dairy industry stays on top in a highly competitive environment, farmers continue to focus on land and water resources, their animals, and the production of safe, high-quality milk.


Giving Back to Communities

Dairy farmers do much more than milk cows and grow crops. Learn how they also help their neighbors and their local communities.


Connecting Kids to Agriculture

Dairy farmers give kids the opportunity to learn where their food comes from by getting up close and personal with life on a farm.


Family Farms Link Generations

Wisconsin dairy farms come in all shapes and sizes, depending on the geography, size of the family, interests and skills of the family members, and career plans for the next generation.


Experience Life on a Dairy Farm

Dairy farming has changed over the years—tour a dairy farm to see how diversified the Wisconsin dairy industry is now and how modern-day efficiencies have helped Wisconsin remain America’s Dairyland.