Demo farms network forges ahead with soil health, water quality improvements

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By Mary Hookham for PPF Four forward-thinking northeastern Wisconsin farmers are helping to blaze a trail to better water quality by using conservation techniques that are necessary and inspiring. As part of the Door-Kewaunee Watershed Demonstration Farm Network, the farmers and their friends and neighbors are seeing measurable water and soil quality improvements. The network […]

Accomplishments, goals propel water quality group forward

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By Mary Hookham for PPF For nearly four years now, Peninsula Pride Farms has been providing incentives and encouragement to Door and Kewaunee county farmers to continuously improve practices that protect and improve water quality. Those efforts are making a difference, and they’re making PPF President Don Niles proud. “We’ve been progressing every year,” Niles, […]

Meet Nick Guilette!

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What was your prior role at AgSource, and what is your current job with Ebert Enterprises? At AgSource I was responsible for completing nutrient management plans (NMP) and other relevant permit application work for clients in mainly northeastern Wisconsin. I am involved with PPF and co-chairman with Nathen Nysse for the Door-Kewaunee Demonstration Farm Network.  […]

Here’s to a new year for PPF!

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By Don Niles, president Greetings once again! It seems like we just started Peninsula Pride Farms, but the reality is we are wrapping up our fourth year. If we take a moment to reflect, we have come a very long way as an organization, and as individual active members. Our accomplishments are real. Cost sharing […]

2020 annual meeting set for Feb 13

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 20, 2019 Contact: Jamie Mara (920) 209-3990 | jmara@dairyforward.com   Peninsula Pride Farms announces conference and annual meeting Feb. 13 NOAA meteorologist among presenters at time of extreme weather CASCO, Wis. ­– Peninsula Pride Farms will host its conference and annual meeting Feb. 13 at the Kewaunee County Fairgrounds in Luxemburg. […]

Feb. 13 – 2020 PPF annual meeting

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  Conference & Annual Meeting  9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13  Kewaunee County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall 625 3rd St Luxemburg, WI 54217 Registration is open! 9:30 a.m. | Registration, networking, collection of member dues, distribution of cost-share checks  9:45 a.m. | Welcome  Don Niles, president, Peninsula Pride Farms   10:00 a.m. | Keynote presentation   “Northeast Wisconsin Precipitation History, Outlooks, and Tools”  Timm […]

PPF awarded DATCP grant

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Conservation grant will help PPF in watershed work Peninsula Pride Farms has received a state grant to continue the farmer-led watershed conservation group’s mission of protecting and improving soil and water quality in northeastern Wisconsin. The grant, for $10,000, is part of the Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection’s Producer-Led Watershed Protection program, which […]