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Welcome to Wisconsin

Wisconsin is one of the top ten agricultural states in the nation, generating over $59 billion annually in the state’s economy. The state’s climate, natural resources, agribusiness, and farm heritage keeps it as one of the most diverse agricultural states nationwide.

Thanks to Wisconsin’s diversity, the state ranks first in cheese, cranberries, ginseng, and mink pelts and second in butter, milk, and milk cows.


In the Spotlight


Wisconsin FSA Welcomes Patty Edelburg as State Executive Director

The Wisconsin Farm Service Agency is pleased to announce that Patty Edelburg has been named the Wisconsin State Executive Director (SED) effective April 18, 2016.

Patty Edelburg along with her husband Gary own and operate a 130 cow registered Holstein dairy farm in Amherst Junction, where they also raise 350 acres of corn and alfalfa. She is a 1998 University of Wisconsin River Falls graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science.
Patty has served on the USDA FSA State Committee since 2010.
Until recently, she has also served on the Wisconsin Farmers Union State Board of Directors since 2004. Patty and Gary have 15 year old twins, Angela and Lucas.

Please join us in welcoming Patty to the position of State Executive Director.

Photo of State Executive Director, Patty Edelburg







Launching the Celebration – 30 Years of Conservation
2015 marks the 30th Anniversary of the Conservation Reserve program (CRP) and in recognition of this milestone; FSA has launched a commemorative website. The web address is We hope you’ll visit the site often to take an interactive, cross-country tour and see the nationwide impact of the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) unfold virtually over the next several months.


Graphic of Farm Service Agency Conservation Reserve Program 30 logo





















Current News and Information






About Wisconsin FSA

Wisconsin State Committee Members
Bill Averbeck, Chairperson
Linda Ceyler
Jamie Derr
James “Mike” Gallagher
George Huber


Wisconsin State FSA Office
8030 Excelsior Drive, Suite 100
Madison, WI 53717-2906
Phone: 608.662.4422
Fax: 855.758.0755
Hours: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

State Executive Director
Patty Edelburg


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