New Dane County Pilot Program to Incentivize Organic Certification

In an effort to promote economic vitality, environmental stewardship, and the public health and safety of Dane County residents, the County is piloting an Organic Conversion Incentive Program. The Organic Conversion Incentive Program is designed to provide an incentive for farmers to convert to certified organic practices. Dane County will grant $250 each year for […]

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Economic Impacts of Organic Agriculture in Wisconsin

Key points: Wisconsin has seen dramatic growth as our number of certified organic farms has grown from 422 in 2002 to 1,202 in 2007, an increase of 285%. From 2002 to 2011, organic acreage in Wisconsin has increased from 81,026 acres to 195,603 acres, a 241% increase. About 250 farmers raise and sell organic vegetables […]

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