Farm network partners kick off water, soil health efforts

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Farmers in Kewaunee and southern Door counties have teamed up with multiple partners to study and demonstrate conservation practices to protect groundwater and surface water in the region. The Door-Kewaunee Watershed Demonstration Farms Network is a partnership between the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the Door […]

PPF Statement on NR 151

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Peninsula Pride Farms statement regarding NR 151 manure standards Peninsula Pride Farms feels strongly that we can have clean, safe water and a thriving agricultural community together on the Door-Kewaunee Peninsula. On our mission of environmental stewardship, we focus on fostering conservation-minded farming practices that make sense for individual farmers and make a difference in […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cattle, humans both help taint wells in Wisconsin’s Kewaunee County

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Cattle, humans both help taint wells in Wisconsin’s Kewaunee County In a new study of groundwater conditions in dairy farm-intensive Kewaunee County, researchers found higher levels of well contamination from cattle during wet weather events — when manure, rain and melting snow can seep quickly into the ground. But the results also show that cattle in this […]