Who: Congressman Mike Gallagher, producers, processors, cooperatives, agribusiness owners, community leaders, elected officials What: Free Farm Field Day to showcase practices that build soil resiliency and preserve water quality. Congressman Gallagher will also field questions on actions and legislation that impact farmers and the farming community. When & Where: 10:00 – 11:45 a.m. – Tauchen […]
Check out our summer issue of the Peninsula Farmer!
No one knows the struggles, hardships and challenges that crop up daily on the farm better than farmers. That’s why the number of farmer-led watershed conservation groups in the state is growing. They share a common goal — to protect the precious soil and water in the Badger State for their communities, themselves and future […]
Greetings once again! It is time to wrap up another year. For those of us involved in agriculture, 2018 had a few bumps in the road. Being optimists in general, most of us are looking to 2019 as being an upgrade from what we just went through. In many ways Peninsula Pride Farms can help […]
Ewell Smith serves as an independent consultant and as the Executive Director of the Carolina Loggers Association. Leveraging prior crisis experiences, Ewell created Logs For The Cause to aid first responders and veterans impacted by Hurricane Florence. Prior to CLA, Ewell was Executive Director starting the Gulf Seafood Institute which is now the to go-to source […]
This week, the state Department of Natural Resources announced that revisions to manure-management rules (NR 151) in parts of eastern Wisconsin, including Door and Kewaunee counties, will take effect July 1. As a conservation-driven and community-minded organization, Peninsula Pride Farms understands the value of targeted rules that address water quality in the most sensitive areas. […]
The summer issue of the Peninsula Farmer is here!
By MaryBeth Matzek, for Peninsula Farmer Innovative planting techniques, such as cover crops and no-till methods, have something important in common: They improve soil health. “Farmers who manage for soil health understand that the soil is a living ecosystem,” said Zach Sutter, nutrient management planning specialist with Rio Creek Feed Mill. “In order for that […]
By MaryBeth Matzek, for Peninsula Farmer A trip to the Madison area several years ago to learn more about Yahara Pride Farms was an eye-opener for Mike Vandenhouten. Vandenhouten went along with Don Niles and seven other farmers to hear what the leaders of the farmer-led sustainability initiative had to say. He not only learned a […]