Wisconsin’s Governor pledges another round of farmer-direct relief payments


By Larry Lee, Brownfield

June 7, 2021


Wisconsin’s Governor confirms there will be another direct payment to ag producers from federal COVID-19 relief funds.


Tony Evers told reporters Monday, “We wanted to get the Main Street ones, the small business one out ASAP and we are in the process of looking at and very likely be able to get some money out to the farmers of this state.”


The Governor says the new round of pandemic assistance is still being planned, and he is looking for input from farmers, farm groups, and others in agribusiness. “It’s premature, but we’re going to get it out as soon as possible. Let’s put it that way...