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 […]

PPF member wins U.S. Dairy Sustainability award

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The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy®, established under the leadership of dairy farmers, announced its sixth annual U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards in a June 28 Chicago ceremony. The program recognizes dairy farms, businesses and partnerships whose practices improve the well-being of people, animals and the planet. Peninsula Pride Farms member Kinnard Farms, Casco, won a national […]

PPF member proud of their success

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Randy Schmidt wishes everyone could see the big picture that he sees as a fifth generation farmer and the only CAFO (concentrated animal feeding operation) owner in Door County. “I have three boys. I want to provide a future for them, just like my parents did for me, I don’t know why that’s a bad […]

PPF focuses on improvements

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Manitowoc – Because “we’re looking for solutions,” the leading spokesman for Peninsula Pride Farms believes the days of launching “mortars from two trenches” are over in Kewaunee and southern Door counties. But that doesn’t mean that the task of protecting both surface and groundwater in the area has been completed, veterinarian and Dairy Dreams farm owner […]

Farmer-led group making its mark

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Farmer-led group making its mark By MaryBeth Matzek/ Midwest Agricultural Almanac CASCO, Wis. — In less than a year, Peninsula Pride Farms is making big strides to its vision of clean, safe water in Kewaunee and southern Door counties. About 100 people attended Peninsula Pride’s initial annual meeting on Jan. 25 at JW’s to hear […]