Oct. 23 2023 11:46 AM


The state of Wisconsin’s Senate and Assembly showed their support of agriculture by passing Senate Bill 247, which was signed into law as Wisconsin Act 13 less than a week later by Governor Tony Evers. The Agricultural Roads Improvement Program, created under the existing Local Roads Improvement Program, will reimburse local governments for repairs to roads, bridges, and culverts used by farms that are not likely to receive other state aid. The priority for the $150 million in funding will go to projects that serve the largest number of farms or eliminate weight restrictions that can prevent farm equipment from traveling certain routes.

This article appeared in the August 2023 issue of Journal of Nutrient Management on pages 9. Not a subscriber? Click to get the print magazine.