Wis Animal Agriculture Economic Analysis: Wisconsin 1
Animal Agriculture is Important to Wisconsin In 2013, Wisconsin ranked 7 th in the nation in cash receipts from livestock sales. Wisconsin ranked 2 nd in milk cash receipts. Wisconsin also ranked 10 th in cattle, 17 th in hogs, and 11 th in turkeys. Animal agriculture in Wisconsin consumes significant quantities of soybean meal. 2
Economic Multipliers for Wisconsin, 2013 3 Every million dollars of livestock product output in Wisconsin results in $1.88-2.58 million in total economic output in the state, Generates $340,000-$460,000 in family income, And is responsible for 13-16 additional jobs.
Economic Impacts in Wisconsin 4 Animal agriculture in Wisconsin represents $16.8 billion in economic output, $3.1 billion in household income, about 119,000 jobs, and yielded an estimated $823 million in income taxes.
Wisconsin Output Index, 2003-2013 Cattle production is up 17%. Hogs are declining. Milk is increasing, up over 23%. Broilers are up 44%. Eggs are up 30%. Turkey output continues to expand. 5