Which Wisconsin county produces the most agricultural products?

In 2007, Wisconsin ranked ninth nationally in the total market value of agricultural products sold. Wisconsin’s agricultural producers sold $2.6 billion worth of crops (such as grain, vegetables, fruit, and tobacco) and $6.3 billion of livestock and their products (such as cattle, hogs, milk, eggs). Which Wisconsin county ranked No. 1 in the state, generating almost $500 million in agricultural products?

A. Marathon
B. Green
C. Dane
D. Columbia


C. Dane

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s 2007 Census of Agriculture, Dane County ranks No. 1 in the state in total value of agricultural products sold. Dane County also ranked first in the value of crops, livestock and their products, and tobacco.

Similar information for every county in the U.S. is available at the USDA’s Ag Census.

For step-by-step instructions, click here:Wisconsin’s #1 Ag County, September 30

For questions, contact Bill Pinkovitz