Central Wisconsin Electric Cooperative (CWEC) and Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association (WECA) have teamed up to offer dairy farmers a farm re-wiring financial assistance program.
The Safety First! loan and grant program is designed to assist dairy farmers with their farm's re-wiring to meet current electrical code standards. Many agricultural facilities in the upper Midwest have been aging, and reinvestment in them has been made more difficult due to low milk prices.
This is a cost-sharing program with the following requirements:
Other financing is available as well:
Wisconsin electric cooperatives are offering this financial assistance in order to protect the safety of their members and to help preserve and extend the life of important assets for farmers.
For more information on this program, please contact CWEC.