Wisconsin agriculture has a $59.2 billion impact on the state's economy; dairy comprises nearly half that total with a contribution of $26.5 billion. Using a UW-Extension study, learn about agriculture's role in each of Wisconsin's 72 counties.
The dairy cows you see while driving through Wisconsin's countryside play a huge part in strengthening local communities. Each of our more than 1.2 million dairy cows generates over $21,000 a year in local economic activity, helping to support local businesses, provide jobs and grow our local economies.
A collection of statistics, charts and tables to help you find everything you want to know about farms, cheese and dairy products in the state of Wisconsin.
Quick and quirky facts you may not know about Wisconsin's dairy industry.