Wisconsin Farm Support Program

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The application period for the 2021 Farm Support Program is November 8 through November 29, 2021.

​The application period has ended.​



  1. What is the Wisconsin​ Farm Support Program?

  2. When can I apply?

  3. How do I apply?

  4. Can someone else apply on my behalf?

  5. When and how will I receive the money?

  6. How will you determine how much each applicant receives from the Wisconsin Farm Support Program?

  7. Will my payment be intercepted to pay delinquent taxes or other debts?

  8. Are payments from the Wisconsin Farm Support Program considered taxable income?

  9. Who is eligible for the Wisconsin Farm Support Program?

  10. I started my business in 2020 or 2021. Can I qualify for the Farm Support Program?

  11. I received a Wisconsin Farm Support Program Grant in 2020. Can I apply again?

  12. My farm business is a Limited Liability Company (LLC). Can LLCs apply for the Wisconsin Farm Support Program?

  13. Can a nonprofit corporation apply for the Wisconsin Farm Support Program?

  14. Can a tribal entity operating a farm business apply for the Wisconsin Farm Support Program?

  15. How long will the application take to complete?

  16. What counts as "gross income from farming" for purposes of qualifying for the Wisconsin Farm Support Program?

  17. Am I required to file a 2019 and 2020 tax return to be eligible for the Wisconsin Farm Support Program?

  18. What if I file my taxes on a fiscal year?

  19. My spouse and I own and operate a farm business together which we elect to treat as a qualified joint venture under sec. 761(f) of the IRC. We each file a separate Schedule F, reporting our respective share of income and expense from the farm business with our jointly-filed individual income tax return. How do we complete the Wisconsin Farm Support Program application?

  20. My spouse and I each own and operate separate farm businesses and file two separate Schedules F. Can we each qualify separately for the Wisconsin Farm Support Program?

  21. May a landowner who rents out their farm qualify for the Wisconsin Farm Support Program?

  22. How will I know if my application is approved or denied?

  23. If my application is denied, do I resubmit my application?

  24. What if the amount of gross farm income reported on my tax return is incorrect?

  25. Will the amount of my direct payment be released to the public?

  26. Why can’t farmers with less than $10,000 in gross farm income apply?

  27. What if I have other questions?


November 30​​, 2021