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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
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