While the number of farms across the entire U.S. has decreased substantially over the last two decades, Wisconsin has seen an overall 10% decline since 2017. And the state has lost a whopping 30% of its dairy farms in just five years, according to 2022 data released by USDA last week. The number represents all farms that have shuttered their doors or consolidated with other farms.

However, the state remains a serious agricultural powerhouse, providing a market value of nearly $16.7 billion in 2022, up from $11.4 billion in 2017. Meanwhile, Wisconsin has seen an increase in the number of new and younger farmers. Data shows a 16% incline in new or beginning farmers since 2017.

Read more on the state of Wisconsin agriculture here.