What are cover crops?

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A cover crop is a crop of a specific plant that is grown primarily for the benefit of the soil and its health. Cover crops are commonly used to suppress weeds, manage soil erosion, help build and improve soil fertility and soil quality, control diseases and pests, maintain leachable nutrients and promote biodiversity. Cover crops […]

PPF expresses ongoing commitment to water quality

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Peninsula Pride Farms submitted the following letter April 9 to the Kewaunee County Land and Water Conservation Committee.  Given the recent county water quality analysis, we want to take the opportunity to provide insights about our ongoing farmer-led watershed conservation efforts. Our culture at Peninsula Pride Farms, now starting its fourth year, is one in […]

‘Own your story’: Farmers can learn from how seafood industry overcame image challenges

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By Lee Reinsch for Peninsula Pride Farms LUXEMBURG, Wis. — Ewell Smith knows what image crises are all about. The former director of the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board brought the story of the Louisiana seafood industry’s ruin and resurrection to the Peninsula Pride Farms annual conference on Feb. 13. In a few short […]

News Release: PPF to host conference and annual meeting Feb. 13

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information, contact: Jamie Mara, communications Peninsula Pride Farms Phone: (920) 209-3990 | jmara@dairyforward.org   Peninsula Pride Farms to host conference and annual meeting Feb. 13 CASCO, Wis. (Feb. 4, 2019) — Peninsula Pride Farms will hold its conference and annual meeting Feb. 13 at the Kewaunee County Fairgrounds in Luxemburg, […]

Farmer-led watershed groups pick up steam

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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 […]

Save the date Feb. 20: Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference

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Interest in cover crops and other cropping practices that improve soil health and reduce nutrient run-off remains strong across Wisconsin. The Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference, which took place on Feb 27, 2018, was attended by 400 people, the majority of which were farmers. 2019 EVENT: Planning is well underway for the 2019 Wisconsin Cover Crop […]

Members connect with Door County Board

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Lee Kinnard has hosted countless tours of his farm over the years. But a recent group of visitors was a change of pace compared to the school groups and farmers who typically visit. Members of the Door County Board of Supervisors and some county staff spent half a day in November at Kinnard Farms in […]

Meet the Conference and Annual Meeting keynote speaker Ewell Smith

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We are excited to host our third Conference and Annual Meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Kewaunee County Fairgrounds in Luxemburg. We have an action-packed agenda that will keep you engaged and you’ll go home with new knowledge and ideas to implement on your farm. Our keynote speaker is Ewell Smith, former executive director […]