Wisconsin Healthy Soils Policy

Legislative Status Update

Updates in 2023


Updates in 2022

AB727/SB677 [LS/LS], creating a commercial nitrogen optimization pilot program, providing crop insurance rebates for cover crops (does not specifically mention soil health) – AB727 passed 3/15/2022, signed 4/8/2022

Updates in 2021

SB111/AB68 (SB856/AB919 in 2020), technical assistance for resource conservation, includes promotion of soil health

(SB715/AB795 in 2020), $5/acre crop insurance rebate for cover crops — 2021 is budget session, re-submission delayed until 2022 session

House Committee

Assembly Committee on Agriculture

Senate Committee

Senate Committee on Agriculture, Revenue and Financial Institutions

State Universities & Researchers

Agricultural Organizations & Technical Assistance:

Education & Advocacy Groups:


Last Update 01/22/2024


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