March 20th is National Agriculture Day! According to the Value and Impact of Agriculture Report published in 2014 by the UW-Extension Agriculture Department:
- Agriculture provides jobs for 3,756 La Crosse County residents.
- Agriculture accounts for $977 million in economic activity.
- Agriculture contributes $218 million to the county’s total income.
- Agriculture pays $11.7 million in taxes. This figure does not include all property taxes paid to local schools
If you would like to know more about National Ag Day and how you can promote agriculture please visit https://www.agday.org/.
If you would like to learn more about La Crosse County Agriculture statistics you can find the Value & Impact of Agriculture Report here https://blogs.ces.uwex.edu/anre/files/2015/01/La-Crosse_2014.pdf.