Wisconsin Farm Support Program

​ Announcements

June 25, 2020: DATCP Reminds Farmers to Apply for Wisconsin Farm Support Program by Monday​

June 16, 2020: Applications for Wisconsin Farm Support Program Top 3,600 in First Day; Farmers Encouraged to Apply ASAP

June 5, 2020: DATCP Announces Details for $50 Million Wisconsin Farm Support Program

May 20, 2020: DATCP Interim Secretary Applauds Gov. Evers' Action to Fund COVID-19 Response

May 20, 2020: Gov. Evers Goes All In for Agriculture with $50 Million in Relief for Wisconsin Farmers, $15 Million Food Security Initiative

Wisconsin Farm Support Program

​​​The application period for the Wisconsin Farm Support Program closed at 11:59 PM on Monday, June 29. The Department of Revenue will process applications and begin issuing payments in July. Thank you for your interest in the program!

The Wisconsin Farm Support Program provides $50 million for direct aid payments to farmers to help them respond to the challenges presented by COVID-19. Producers who are eligible will apply through the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR), which is working closely with DATCP.

The online application will open on June 15th and close on June 29th. For more information on eligibility requirements, application deadlines, and more, please click here to visit DOR's website​.

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DATCP appreciates the groups representing farmers that have participated in discussions with the department and Governor Tony Evers’ office regarding the eligibility and application requirements for this funding:

  • Chippewa Valley Bean

  • Cooperative Network

  • Dairy Business Association

  • Ginseng Board of Wisconsin

  • National Farmers Organization

  • Professional Dairy Producers (PDPW)

  • Wisconsin Apple Growers Association

  • Wisconsin Cattlemen’s Association

  • Wisconsin Corn Growers Association

  • Wisconsin Dairy Alliance

  • Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation

  • Wisconsin Farmers Union

  • Wisconsin Pork Association

  • Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Growers Association

  • Wisconsin Poultry and Egg Industries Association

  • Wisconsin Soybean Association

  • Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association​