Export Statistics

​​​ ​​The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection provides statistics on top Wisconsin export markets and products. We obtain our statistics from WISERTrade.​


2020 Wisconsin Agriculture Export Highlights​

  • Wisconsin exported more than $3.37 billion in agricultural and food products to 145 countries in 2020, an increase of 1.37% or nearly $45 million in value compared to the same period last year. 
  • Wisconsin currently ranks 13th among U.S. states in food, forestry, and agricultural exports.
  • The state ranks first in the export of ginseng roots, prepared/preserved cranberries, raw furskins, and bovine semen. Wisconsin ranks second in the export of sweet corn prepared/preserved, edible preparations of meat, fish and crustaceans, and whey. Wisconsin ranks fourth in the export of cheese.
  • All U.S. agricultural and food exports in 2020 were valued at nearly $169.7 billion, a increase of 4.08% or $6.6 billion compared to 2019.

2020 Top Five Markets for Wisconsin Exports - Agricultural Products

Country, $ Value Export, % Growth

​$ Value Export
​% Growth
​$1.2 billion
​$274.7 million
​$176.8 million
​$173.4 million
​$169.8 million

Top Five Products - Agricultural Exports

Product, Product Value, Export Percent Growth, Product Details

​Value (USD)
​% Change
​Miscellaneous Food (ingredients, sau​ces, yeasts, mustards)
​$343.2 million
​Preparations of Vegetables, Fruits, Nuts, etc.
​$315.6 million
​Dairy, Eggs, Honey (cheese, milk, whey, butter, etc.)
​$263.4 million
​Wood and Articles of Wood; Wood Charcoal
​$244.3 million
​Edible Preparations of Meat, Fish, etc.
​$224.2 million

​​Quarterly Statistics​