Organic Agriculture in Wisconsin, Status 2012

June 11th, 2012
The 2012 Status Report for Wisconsin’s organic producers states that “Wisconsin boasts the second largest number of organic farms in the U.S., ranks first among the states for the number of organic dairy and beef farms, and is third in the nation for organic vegetable farms.”
Given these auspicious figures, do consult the report for a full accounting of this sector, its challenges and future.  The report has been prepared by staff and associates with the UW-Madison Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems(CIAS) and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection(DATCP).
Organic Agriculture in Wisconsin: 2012 Status Report (PDF)
Authors: Erin Silva, Laura Paine, Matt Barnidge, Cris Carusi and Ruth McNair