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Dairy Facts 2016

The Economic Impact of Dairy: Wisconsin Generates $2.14 Billion in Wages

Sep 06, 2017

The dairy products industry in Wisconsin employs nearly 42,000 skilled individuals, generates $2.14 billion in direct wages and has an overall economic impact of more than $23.68 billion.

The state’s dairy companies rank second among the 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico in contributions to the U.S. gross domestic product in 2017, according to IDFA’s economic impact tool.


The tool is designed to help tell the story of the economic power of the dairy products industry.

Read more to see what it says about your state.

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