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2019 Wisconsin Organic Survey 





Wisconsin Land Use Megatrends: Agriculture

Statewide trends for various agricultural sectors are explored together with economic impacts, environmental and human health impacts, and state and local policies to manage agriculture.

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.

Well Water Quality Viewer: Private Well Data for Wisconsin

The WI Well Water Quality Interactive Viewer was created as an educational tool to help people better understand Wisconsin's groundwater resources that many of us rely on for our drinking water.

​Food Systems

  • Winter 2013-14, Land Use Tracker, Volume 13, Issue 3
    • Urban Agriculture in Practice: Riverview Gardens
  • Winter 2012, Land Use Tracker, Volume 12, Issue 3 
    • Regional Food Systems Portal Provides Access to Data, Maps and Resources
    • Addressing Food System through Comprehensive and Sustainability Plans
  • Winter 2007, Land Use Tracker, Volume 7, Issue 3
    • Planning for Food Systems
    • Farming Subdivisions: Problematic or Promising?
    • Community Gardens: For Now or Forever?
    • Can Eating Local "Save the Environment?"
  • See Water section for more information on how food choices affect water quality.

Other Resources:


Wisconsin is in the midst of a sand mining boom, with many out-of-state and in-state companies developing new sand mines and expanding others.  The state has lots of sand - and the right kind of sand for hydraulic fracturing or fracking.  This fact sheet focuses on the planning and zoning aspects of sand mining in Wisconsin.