2012 Agricultural Enterprise Area Program Report

The Agricultural Enterprise Area (AEA) program was created as part of the Wisconsin Working Lands Initiative in the 2009 - 2011 biennial budget (2009 Act 28). State statute authorizes the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection to designate up to 1 million acres statewide as agricultural enterprise areas.

Since 2009, in Wisconsin 22 AEAs totaling nearly 510,000 acres in 17 counties and 55 towns have been designated.

Downloadable Documents
Wisconsin Department of Agriculture
Madison, WI: Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Page Numbers
Publication Date
January 01, 2013
Publication Type
Reports and Studies
Washington, Wisconsin
Agricultural Economic Development, Agricultural Protection Zoning, Conservation Easements

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