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Business Member Profile: Dave Rueckl

By Anne Moore for PPF Dave Rueckl, owner of Rueckl Oil Inc has been a long-standing loyal member of Peninsula Pride Farms. He started his own business delivering diesel fuel, fuel oil and gasoline in 1994.A familiar face to many PPF members, Rueckl...

Creativity leads to new interseeder and more cover crops

From Door-Kewanuee Demo Farms We’ve all heard at one point or another that equipment is a barrier to conservation adoption. It’s an investment that many are hesitant to make, especially if they’re not certain it will work for their operation. Let’s...

Conservation practices grow in the Ahnapee watershed

By Jamie Fisher for PPF Peninsula Pride Farms hosted an Ahnapee watershed and mill pond tour on November 2 in Door County, Wis. More than 12 attendees, including PPF board members, collaborators and town board members, learned about the area’s...

Member Profile: Dave & Dennis Dalebroux

By Anne Moore for PPF Dave Dalebroux and his brother Dennis farm about 700 acres in Kewaunee County. Most of the acres they farm are on side hills, so about half of their acres are strip cropping and contour strips. They took over the farm from...

DATCP Grants

The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) has awarded $1 million in producer-led watershed protection grants (PLWPG) to 43 farmer-led groups for 2023. Grants support producer-led conservation solutions by...

Glad to see continued growth

By Don Niles, board president Once again, we find ourselves on the tail end of another cropping season. It has been a very productive year, with ample opportunity to grow and harvest an abundant high-quality crop, apply manure in a well-controlled...

Guilette Farms experiment with cover crop mixture plots

By Jamie Fisher Peninsula Pride Farms (PPF) and Door-Kewaunee Watershed Demonstration Farms Network co-hosted a field day on Nov. 1 at Guilette Farms in Casco, Wis. Over 30 attendees enjoyed a wagon ride touring multiple cover crop plots and...

Introducing Shawn

Wesener Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative announced the hiring of Shawn Wesener as a data collection specialist to work on the cooperative’s sustainability programs.Wesener has a professional background in agriculture and public planning. As a certified...