USDA Invests Millions In Rural Wisconsin

Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Xochitl Torres Small announced Thursday $19.5 million in investments across three U.S. Department of Agriculture initiatives that are helping farmers adopt new climate-smart agricultural practices, supporting community infrastructure, and increasing economic development in rural Wisconsin towns and communities.

“Thanks to President Biden’s historic investment in rural America, USDA is providing new opportunities for rural people in their hometowns,” said Agriculture Deputy Secretary Torres Small. “USDA is investing in farmers to promote growth and build a stronger, more sustainable economy for people in rural communities throughout Wisconsin and across our country.”

Investments in Wisconsin include:

full list of projects from today’s announcement is available online.

The announcements are part of the Investing in America agenda. To learn more about the Biden-Harris Administration’s historic investments in rural America, visit the Fact Sheet.

USDA Rural Development provides loans and grants to help expand economic opportunities, create jobs and improve the quality of life for millions of Americans in rural areas. This assistance supports infrastructure improvements; business development; housing; community facilities such as schools, public safety and health care; and high-speed internet access in rural, tribal and high-poverty areas. For more information, visit