Farm Facts & Family Story: Heim’s Hillcrest Dairy

Farm Facts & Family Story: Heim’s Hillcrest Dairy

Each year the Kewaunee County Breakfast on the Farm is hosted by a different Family Farm located in Kewaunee County! Our 2024 Host Family Farm As a multi-generational family farm, Heim’s Hillcrest Dairy prides itself on the ‘Family Feel’, both in the business and the daily operations of the farm.  Family is a cornerstone for all that the Heim’s do. Heim’s Hillcrest Dairy was started in 1963 by Ray and Florence Heim, when they purchased the original farm and started milking just 30 cows.  Knowing that he wanted to continue the family farm, Ray and Florence’s son, Lloyd and his wife, Joyce (purchased or became a partner) in 1976 and grew the milking herd to 50 cows. A devastating fire in 1995 that destroyed the original farm caused Lloyd and Joyce to take a long look at their dreams and goals.  Knowing that farming was what they wanted to do for their family, in 1996 they started rebuilding the current dairy.  With 200 cows,...
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2024 Breakfast Sponsors

2024 Breakfast Sponsors

Sponsors, thank you for supporting Kewaunee County Dairy Promotion’s Dairy Initiative! Our generous sponsors are making it possible for the Dairy Promotion Committee to co-host Breakfast on the farm with a different farm host each year. The sponsorships also support educating school children about where their food comes from with farm field trips and our three Dairy Ambassadors visiting classrooms. We also provide chocolate milk & cheese at 5k/10k Runs and other community events, as well as high-class grilled cheese sandwiches at various events. Kewaunee County Dairy Promotion brings dairy to the community, and we could not do that without our sponsors! We invite you to become a sponsor for the Breakfast on the Farm! 2024 Breakfast on the Farm Dairy Sponsors (As of June 14, 2024) The Big Cheese Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin Pagels Ponderosa Dairy Quantum PC Edam Elite American Foods Group Badger Tiling LLC Ball Auto and Truck Parts – NAPA BelGioioso Cheese Inc. Cornette Farm Supply – Vita Plus CP Feeds LLC ...
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2023 Breakfast Sponsors

2023 Breakfast Sponsors

Sponsors, thank you for supporting Kewaunee County Dairy Promotion's Dairy Initiative! Our generous sponsors are making it possible for the Dairy Promotion Committee to co-host Breakfast on the farm with a different farm host each year. The sponsorships also support educating school children about where their food comes from with farm field trips and our three Dairy Ambassadors visiting classrooms. We also provide chocolate milk & cheese at 5k/10k Runs and other community events, as well as high-class grilled cheese sandwiches at various events. Kewaunee County Dairy Promotion brings dairy to the community, and we could not do that without our sponsors! We invite you to become a sponsor for the 2023 Breakfast on the Farm! 2023 Breakfast on the Farm Dairy Sponsors (As of June 9, 2023) The Big Cheese Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin Edam Elite American Foods Group Badger Tiling LLC BelGioioso Cheese Inc. Circle Bar Heifer Ranch LLC Cornette Farm Supply - Vita Plus/ Friend of Dairy Promo CP Feeds Fabick Cat Forest Construction Company, Inc. Heims Hillcrest Dairy LLC /Heims Brothers...
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Farm Facts & Family Story – 2023 Hosts: Salentine Homestead Dairy

Farm Facts & Family Story – 2023 Hosts: Salentine Homestead Dairy

Our 2023 Host Family Farm Salentine Homestead Dairy LLC is excited to host this year’s breakfast after waiting a few years since being canceled in 2020 due to COVID.  It all started in 1920 when Ben & Marie Salentine purchased the farm & its original 80 acres.  In the 1950’s, their son, Nick, purchased the farm with his wife Agnes.  In 1975, Jim, the 3rd generation, and his wife Mary purchased the farm.  During their time, they grew the farm from 45 cows to 80 cows until the year 2000 when they added the existing milking parlor & free-stall barn.  They then doubled their herd.  In 2014, a partnership was formed, Salentine Homestead Dairy LLC which includes the family’s 4th generation, Josh & Jenny.  Since 2016, the Salentine’s have worked hard at improving cow comfort and have added on additional cows to where they are today, milking 300 cows on this family farm.  The young stock are raised off-site by two...
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Farm Facts & Family Story – 2022 Hosts: Kinnard Highland Farm

Farm Facts & Family Story – 2022 Hosts: Kinnard Highland Farm

Each year Kewaunee County Breakfast on the Farm is hosted by a different family farm – learn more about our 2022 host farm’s history! Join the Kinnard family at the breakfast this Father's Day - June 19th, 2022! We're excited to share some fun farm facts and our interview with the family at Kinnard Highland Farm - read the wonderful information they have shared and view great photos! Our 2022 Host Family Farm We hope to see you and your family at Breakfast on the Farm this Father’s Day! Special thank you to the Kewaunee County Dairy Promotion Board, our sponsors, volunteers, family and friends - this wouldn't be possible without you! We're grateful for the opportunity to host the breakfast for a second time.  We hope you enjoy learning about our farm's history and daily operation. Most importantly we hope you learn something about agriculture and also enjoy your delicious breakfast.   Remember to always treat yourself with a Dairy good treat!  Sincerely, The Kinnard Family: David & Anita,...
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2022 Breakfast Sponsors

2022 Breakfast Sponsors

We couldn’t do this great event without the help & support of our community – thank you Dairy Breakfast Sponsors! Thank you for sponsoring Kewaunee County's Breakfast on the Farm! Our 2022 Dairy Breakfast Sponsors (As of May 27, 2022) "The Big Cheese" Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin Edam Elite Abts Lely Center American Foods Group Cornette Farm Supply - Vita Plus/ Friend of Dairy Promo Fabick Cat John Malcore Livestock LLC Rev LNG LLC Rio Creek Feed Mill, Inc.  Schultz Trucking Inc. Title Town Express Inc. Parmesan Platinum BelGioioso Cheese Inc. Buresh Electric CP Feeds FutureCow Greenstone Farm Credit Services Jim's Golf Cars Rolling Hills Dairy Farm Tisch Mills Farm Center, Inc. Gouda Gold Ag Electrical Services, LLC Agropur/Krohn Dairy Store Augustian Farms LLC Bank of Luxemburg Bluewater Services Ltd BMO Harris Bank Cedar Valley Campground Circle Bar Heifer Ranch LLC Dairy Business Association D & S Machine Service Dairyland Veterinary Service Denmark State Bank Ellisville-Luxemburg Co-op Forest Construction Company, Inc. Gail Force Sportfishing LLC GLC Minerals ...
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2021 Breakfast Sponsors

2021 Breakfast Sponsors

We couldn’t do this great event without the help & support of our community – thank you 2021 Dairy Breakfast Sponsors! Thank you for sponsoring Kewaunee County's Breakfast on the Farm! Our 2021 Dairy Breakfast Sponsors Special Family Farm Sponsor 2021 Special Family Farm Sponsor: Cornette Farm Supply - Vita Plus Edam Elite Cornette Farm Supply - Vita Plus / Friend of Dairy PromoAg Transportation Solutions LLCAdvantage Transport LLCAmerican Foods GroupBelGioioso Cheese Inc.Bill Lorrigan Construction, Inc.Circle Bar Heifer Ranch LLCCP FeedsRev LNG LLCExtreme Trucking LLCFabick CatMike LaCrosse TilingPribek Trucking, LLCTisch Mills Farm Center, Inc. Parmesan Platinum Bob's Auto Parts LLCFutureCowKewaunee FFA AlumniKinnard FarmsKozlovsky Dairy Equipment Inc.Mosquito Joe of Green Bay & Sturgeon BayNicolet National BankRio Creek Feed Mill, Inc. Gouda Gold Ag Video SurveillanceAgropur/Krohn Dairy StoreBadgerland Concrete, LLCBank of LuxemburgBluewater Services LtdBMO Harris BankCentral Star CooperativeD & S Machine ServiceDairyland Veterinary ServiceDvorachek Farm & Industry, LLCEdge Dairy Farmer CooperativeGLC Minerals LLCGreenstone Farm Credit ServicesHall's Calf Ranch LLCHydroclean Equipment Inc.Investors Community BankJ. Jadin Inc.Jim's JohnsKansas Dairy Development LLCLakeshore Dairy ServicesLakes Gas...
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Pre-Purchase Breakfast on the Farm Tickets!

Pre-Purchase Breakfast on the Farm Tickets!

Tickets 2021 Breakfast on the Farm -  Father's Day, June 20th   Buy tickets in advance and skip half the lines at the breakfast the day of! $8 Ages 12 +,  $4 Ages 4-12,  Free Under Age 3 If your group already has tickets, then on Father's Day you can go straight to the breakfast serving line - less time in line means more time for fun! PRE-PURCHASE TICKETS* ONLINE from May until the event or at the following locations: Bank of Luxemburg (multiple locations): Luxemburg Casco Algoma Dyckesville Sturgeon Bay Fish Creek Bellevue Kewaunee Dairyland Veterinary Service (in Casco) Ebert Enterprises (in Algoma) Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy LLC (in Kewaunee) Rio Creek Feed Mill, Inc. (in both Luxemburg & Rio Creek locations)      * Please note that all ticket sales are final; if you are unable to make it to the breakfast, then we thank you for your generosity in contributing to our annual event – sharing the local dairy industry with families! Rocking out at the Kewaunee County Breakfast on the Farm! #LoveBOTF Thank you to our farm tour volunteers! The tours are...
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Farm Facts – 2021 Hosts: Augustian Farms

Farm Facts – 2021 Hosts: Augustian Farms

We’re excited to share some fun farm facts about Augustian Farms – the family farm hosting our 2021 Kewaunee County Breakfast on the Farm, on June 20th, 2021. Farm Facts & Stats Beginning over 120 years ago, this family farm has grown to running 1400 acres and milking 1,100 cows in 2021! EMPLOYEES 14 Full-Time Employees4 Part-Time Employees HERD STATS1,100 Cows90 lbs milk per cow/dayMilking 3x per dayFat: 3.92% TestProtein: 3.22% TestSCC: 110,000 CROPS: 400 AcresCorn for silage – 600 acresAlfalfa – 500 acresWinter wheat – 100 acresNew seeding – 185 acresRye for seed – 15 acres  PROFESSIONALSHerd VeterinarianDr. Kevin Rockow,Dairyland Veterinary ServiceNutritionistCody Yanzick, Vita PlusHoof TrimmerDean SmercheckMilk MarketerAgropurMilk HaulerPribek TruckingFeed MillsVita Plus / Cornette Farm SupplyTisch Mills Farm Center ...
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