Wisconsin Farmers Receiving $10 Million in Bailout Program

Wisconsin farmers will receive an estimated
$10 million dollars in federal money from the farm bailout program. Data from
the US Department of Agriculture shows the average payment for Wisconsin farmers from the Market Facilitation program is
about $2,145. 

There were eleven farms that received more than $50,000 each,
while 237 farms got less than $100, and a few thousand others received
something in between. 

A Kewaunee dairy farm was the top recipient in the state,
receiving about $81,000. The program is designed to help farmers who have seen
prices for their goods fall as a result of trade battles between the US and other