MADISON – Dairy processors must apply by Feb. 21 to take
advantage of the Grow Wisconsin Dairy 30x20 Processor
Grant, a new grant offered by the Department of
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection.
The grant can be used for operational changes that will
improve production and profitability, according to a
Grants given can be up to $50,000 per proposal, the
statement said. The funds can be used to develop a new
innovation or address an existing concern in the
To qualify, applicants must operate or plan to operate a
licensed dairy processing plant in Wisconsin. Applicants
must also provide at least 20 percent of the total grant
award as a matching contribution.
The Grow Wisconsin Dairy 30x20 Initiative offers grants
to farmers and processors as part of its overall goal to
ensure the long-term vitality of the state’s dairy
industry and meet the growing demand of the marketplace.
DATCP is encouraging applicants to create proposals that
encourage collaboration or could generate insights that
would benefit the entire industry.
The application is available at
For more information, call 855-943-2479 or email