PPF statement on NR 151 manure rules, set to take effect July 1

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This week, the state Department of Natural Resources announced that revisions to manure-management rules (NR 151) in parts of eastern Wisconsin, including Door and Kewaunee counties, will take effect July 1. As a conservation-driven and community-minded organization, Peninsula Pride Farms understands the value of targeted rules that address water quality in the most sensitive areas. […]

No-till planting, cover crops: ‘Twin pillars of soil health’

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By MaryBeth Matzek, for Peninsula Farmer Innovative planting techniques, such as cover crops and no-till methods, have something important in common: They improve soil health. “Farmers who manage for soil health understand that the soil is a living ecosystem,” said Zach Sutter, nutrient management planning specialist with Rio Creek Feed Mill. “In order for that […]

Farmer group’s water quality efforts pick up steam

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LUXEMBURG, Wis. — Peninsula Pride Farms has driven significant awareness, collaboration and innovation in conservation efforts throughout Kewaunee and southern Door counties since its launch two years ago. The group’s leaders say they have talked the talk and are increasingly walking the walk in their mission to protect and improve water quality. “When we started […]

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 […]