2018 Annual Meeting

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Conference & Annual Meeting Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 Rendezvous Banquet Hall E896 CTH N, Luxemburg 9:30 a.m.  Registration 10 a.m.      Sessions begin Noon         Lunch 1 p.m.        Conference concludes 1 p.m.        Annual meeting (members only) Registration is open!  

Dairy farmers voice support for local communities, sustainability efforts

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By MaryBeth Matzek Midwest Agriculture Almanac Farmers and agricultural professionals from Kewaunee County gathered Tuesday morning at a local dairy to voice their commitment to agriculture, the community and the environment. “We are committed to the belief that agriculture, a strong community and environmentalism can co-exist. Farms are an important part of our local communities,” […]

Demo Farm Field Day: Nov. 9

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Please make plans to attend the next field day for the for the Door-Kewaunee Demo Farms program. ** Please note new location** WHEN: Nov. 9; 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. WHERE: Larry Babler’s shop | S1666 State Hwy 42 | Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235 RSVP Appreciated: Ann Niles, (920) 304-0300 or annniles@dairy-dreams.com Registration is free HOSTED BY: Great Lakes Restoration USDA […]

British agronomist visits with PPF

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British agronomist Tim Stephens traveled to Kewaunee County on Oct. 27 as part of a fact-finding mission he is on to help farmers in southwest England deal with environmental issues. Specifically, Stephens met with members of the Peninsula Pride Farms, the farmer-led initiative to use science to make farming more environmentally friendly. Stephens is employed […]

Manure irrigation ordinance sent back to committee

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By Warren Bluhm, The Kewaunee Comet A proposed Kewaunee County ordinance to more strictly regulate the spreading of liquid manure over farm fields was sent back to committee Tuesday, after representatives of several large farms objected to the measure as potentially cost-prohibitive. The first draft of the Waste Irrigation Ordinance was introduced in May to […]

Farm network partners to improve water, soil health

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Maria Woldt, communications Peninsula Pride Farms 608-577-4345 mwoldt@widba.com   Farm network partners to improve water, soil health KEWAUNEE, WIS (Sept. 14, 2017) –  Farmers in Kewaunee and southern Door counties are teaming up with multiple partners to study and demonstrate conservation practices to protect groundwater and surface water […]

PRESS RELEASE: New Demonstration Farm Network to host field day Sept. 7

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Jamie Mara, communications Peninsula Pride Farms (920) 209-3990 | jmara@widba.com New Demonstration Farm Network to host field day Sept. 7 KEWAUNEE, Wis. (Aug. 28, 2017) — The newly announced Door-Kewaunee Demonstration Farm Network is excited to announce its first field day scheduled for Sept. 7. Featured practices are […]

EVENT INFO: Demo farms kick-off and field day – Sept. 7

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Please make plans to attend the kick-off field day for the Door-Kewaunee Demo Farms program. WHEN: Sept. 7: 9 am-12:30 p.m WHERE: Deer-Run Dairy, LLC | N1225 Sleepy Hollow Rd | Kewaunee, WI 54216 RSVP Appreciated: Aaron Pape, UW Discovery Farms | aaron.pape@uwex.edu Registration is free HOSTED BY: Great Lakes Restoration USDA Natural Resources Conservation […]