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 […]

Looking to 2019 with optimism

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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 […]

February 13 PPF Conference and Annual Meeting

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Kewaunee County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall 625 3rd St Luxemburg, WI 54217 Registration is open! Event schedule: 9:30 a.m. | Registration, networking, collect member dues 9:45 a.m. | Welcome Don Niles, president, Peninsula Pride Farms 10:00 a.m. | Partner updates 10:00 – 10:15: Farmer-led watershed groups – Rachel Rushmann, DATCP 10:15 – 10:30:1stAssembly District updates – […]

2018 Cost-share offerings

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Peninsula Pride Farms is offering members four cost share program to assist in the implementation of practices designed to protect surface and/or groundwater quality. The board of directors decided that these programs should be offered to the membership and that farmers can decide which programs they want to experiment with in 2018. Farmers can participate […]

Fall manure considerations

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Considerations for Fall Manure Management By Dennis Frame, Emeritus Professor, UW-Extension   August is one of the few months when farmers can take a breath or two from their cropping programs and begin to assess how the farming systems and weather influenced this years yields.  It is also a time to begin preparing for next season […]

DK Demo Farms: Aug. 16 field day

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You’re Invited! the DK Demo Farms group is hosting a field day on Aug. 16 from 1-3 p.m. at Kinnard Farms to tour their tile line bark bed filter. Details: WHERE: Kinnard Farms, 101 Duvall Rd. Luxemburg WHEN: Thursday, Aug. 16 from 1-3 p.m.