WIndicators Volume 7, Issue 1: Wisconsin Farming: Insights from the 2022 Census Of Agriculture

The most recent, the 2022 Census of Agriculture, aims to provide a detailed snapshot of the nation’s farming economy, including information on farm demographics, production practices, land use, and economic trends. The intent of this issue of WIndicator is to provide an overview of recent trends in Wisconsin farming using the Census of Agriculture. We pay particular attention to the changes since the last Census in 2017 to understand trends in key metrics for Wisconsin agriculture with some references to longer term trends (1997 to 2022).


Wisconsin Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities Conference – Special Track for Agri-Preneurship and Innovations in Ag!

Attention Small Ag Business Owners!! At the Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities Conference, there will be a whole track of sessions devoted to agri-preneurship and innovations in Ag!

The Innovations in Local Agri-Food Business Track includes:
– New Crops and New Farms: A Panel of Driftless Agri-preneurs
– The Agri-Tech Start-Up Scene in Wisconsin
– Challenges and Opportunities When Providing Business Assistance to Entrepreneurial Farmers
– Financial Resources for Agri-preneurs



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