Wisconsin’s main land regions are the Lake Superior Lowland, Northern Highland, Central Plain, Western Upland, and the Eastern Ridges and Lowlands.
Agriculture continues to be a top industry for the Badger state, generating $104.8 billion in revenues. There are approximately 64,100 farms in Wisconsin, covering 14.2 million acres. The average size farm comprises 222 acres. Agriculture makes a significant contribution to all 72 counties.
Wisconsin’s top commodities are dairy products (specifically milk), cattle/calves, and corn. The state also grows substantial quantities of soybeans, potatoes, and cranberries. Most of the cropland is found in the southern two-thirds of the state.
Wisconsin wildlife is abundant on both land and water. Popular wildlife include white-tailed deer, moose, wolves, black bear, red fox, badgers, and turkey. Diverse fishing opportunities across the state include largemouth bass, black crappie, bluegill, musky, and lake sturgeon.
Wisconsin is committed to conserving its land, waters, and wildlife habitats from the threats of climate change and contamination.
Major Rivers and Lakes
Wisconsin’s three longest rivers are the Mississippi River, Wisconsin River, and Rock River. Their main tributaries include the Chippewa River, St. Croix River, Pecatonica River, Kishwaukee River, and Green River.
Lake Superior, the largest lake in Wisconsin, is located on the northern edge of Wisconsin. The surface area of this lake is approximately 20.2 million acres (31,700 square miles). Other significant lakes include Lake Michigan and Lake Winnebago, which exceed 14.4 million surface area acres.
State and National Parks
Wisconsin has 66 state parks and 2 national parks.
|Nickname||The Badger State|
|Neighboring States||Michigan, Illinois, Iowa, and Minnesota|
|Regions||Lake Superior Lowland, Northern Highland, Central Plain, Western Upland, and Eastern Ridges and Lowlands.|
|State Flower||Blue Violet|
|State Bird||American Robin|
|Big Game||White-tailed deer, bear, and turkey|
|Small Game||Rabbit, squirrel, and waterfowl|
|Freshwater Fish||Largemouth bass, black crappie, bluegill, musky, and lake sturgeon|
|Total Acreage||41.9 million acres|
|Total Public Land Acreage||34.8 million acres|
|Average Annual Rainfall||34 inchess|
|Farmland by Acreage||14.2 million acres|
|Woodlands by Acreage||16 million acres|
|Primary Crops||Corn and Hay|
|Largest Lake||Lake Superior|
|Other Lakes||Lake Michigan, Lake Winnebago, and Lake Pepin|
|Major Rivers||Mississippi River, Wisconsin River, and Rock River|
|Other Tributaries||Chippewa River, St. Croix River, Pecatonica River, Kishwaukee River, and Green River|
Our Rural Real Estate Offices
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