6th Annual Farm Meets Fork Gala

6th Annual Farm Meets Fork Gala

Exquisite dining on the farm!  Connecting the fork to the farm, Dairy Promotion Committee aims to share information with local business owners, workers, and patrons – letting them know what dairymen and women do every day to help ensure that Wisconsin dairy products continue to be produced with the highest quality ingredients and animal care, which genuinely starts at the farm. August 24th, the committee gathered area business and community leaders who work indirectly with the dairy industry daily. The event was hosted at Deer Run Dairy of Kewaunee County, starting with hor’s d’ oeuvres and refreshments. During the social hour, owners, Dale Bogart and Duane Ducat, offered tours of the farm to the guests. Once the tours concluded, Millaine Wells of WFRV rang the dinner bell, and an elegant dinner was served. Executive Chef, Aaron Morse, from Black & Tan Grille presented and elegant dinner which included lobster bisque, a delicious fruit and vegetable salad, perfectly seasoned finger potatoes, a medley of...
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Volunteers Eat Free – 2019 – We Want You!

Volunteers Eat Free – 2019 – We Want You!

Great opportunity for students who need community service hours – volunteer as a family, make new friends and enjoy a day outdoors at this great community event, all while enjoying a delicious dairy brunch. We Want You! Join us as we celebrate June Dairy Month. SIGN UP TODAY to join us and VOLUNTEER for Breakfast on the Farm, on June 16th, 2019 at Kinnard Farms, Inc. - Serving 8am-12pm. Volunteers eat free and get to enjoy a fun filled morning with food, fun, family & friends.  Sign up for a shift today – register on your own or with a group.  Many different opportunities to help, eat, tour, play, and learn!   Please sign up today – individually or as a group. WE NEED REGISTERED VOLUNTEERS TO HELP MAKE THIS ANNUAL EVENT A DELICIOUS SUCCESS!...
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2019 Breakfast Sponsors

We couldn’t do this great event without the help & support of our community – thank you 2019 Dairy Breakfast Sponsors! Thank you for sponsoring Kewaunee County's Breakfast on the Farm! Our 2019 Dairy Breakfast Sponsors Special Family Farm Sponsor: Edam Elite Ag Transportation Solutions LLC Agropur / Krohn Dairy Store American Foods Group Ball Auto & Truck Parts Inc. / NAPA Filters Cornette Farm Supply - Vita Plus CP Feeds Door County Broadband, LLC Dvorachek Farm & Industry, LLC Enderby Custom Work LLC Fabick Cat Investors Community Bank J. Jadin Inc. John Malcore Livestock LLC Kozlovsky Dairy Equipment Inc. Pribek Trucking, LLC Rev LNG LLC Rio Creek Feed Mill, Inc. Stauber Farms, LLC Tri-State Feed & Grain WFRV TV Zeamer Welding LLC Parmesan Platinum BelGioioso Cheese Inc.  — BMO Harris Bank  — Dairyland Veterinary Service  — Degrave Custom Work LLC  — Forest Construction Company, Inc.  — FutureCow  — Greenstone Farm Credit Services  — Lakeshore...
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Farm Facts – 2019 Hosts: Kinnard Farms

Farm Facts – 2019 Hosts: Kinnard Farms

We’re excited to share some fun farm facts about Kinnard Farms, Inc. – the family farm hosting our 2019 Kewaunee County Breakfast on the Farm, on June 16th, 2019. Farm Facts & Stats OWNERS Rod & Maureen Kinnard Lee Kinnard EMPLOYEES 106 HERD STATS 8,300 Cows (Registered Holsteins) 7,250 Milking 91 lbs milk/cow/day 30,000 lb Rolling Herd Avg. SCC: 130,000 7,000 Heifers raised on our ranch in CO Most of today’s herd are direct descendants of original 14 registered cows CROPS: 1,750 Acres Farmed Corn:  7,750 Acres Alfalfa:  3,250 Acres Winter Triticale:  750 Acres Thousands of acres of cover crops are planted each year. Founding member of Peninsula Pride Farms Door/Kewaunee County Demonstration Farms (1 of 4 selected) PROFESSIONAL ADVISORS Herd Veterinarian Dr. Scott Wiley, Dairyland Veterinary Service Nutritionist Dr. Matt Waldron, Nutrition Professionals Agronomist Nathen Nysee, Tilth Agronomy Natural Resources Conservation Service Joe Johnson & Barry Bubolz WI College of Ag & Life Sciences Dr. Jamie Patton LOCAL FAMILY-OWNED CUSTOM SERVICE PROVIDERS Stauber Farms: Mitch Stauber DeGrave Custom Work: Willie DeGrave Dvorachek Farm Services: Jesse Dvorachek Ag Transportation Services: Luke Metzler Pribek Trucking: Dale & Dave Pribek Blazei Hoof Trimming: John Blazei FEED MILLS Rio Creek Feed Mill: The Barta Family CP Feeds: Larry Dvorachek Frank’s Feed...
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Family Story – 2019 Hosts: Kinnard Farms

Family Story – 2019 Hosts: Kinnard Farms

Each year Kewaunee County Breakfast on the Farm is hosted by a different family farm – learn more about our 2019 host farm’s history! You can find Kinnard Farms, Inc. on Facebook! Kinnard Farm, Inc. History The family has shared their history with us - read this wonderful story they have shared and view great photos! In 1948, our parents, Alvin and Milly Kinnard, had a dream. Recently returned from his service in WW-2, Dad and Mom wanted nothing more than to pursue their dream of building both a family and a dairy farm. Using money borrowed from their parents, Mom and Dad started by purchasing 80 acres located near Dad’s home farm. Knowing that great cows are the foundation of a dairy farm, 14 registered animals were purchased from a great uncle. Through their progressive approach and commitment to hard work, the farm prospered and grew. Today, our family and our team of talented employees crops nearly 12,000 acres of land and...
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Volunteers Eat Free – 2018 – We Want You!

Volunteers Eat Free – 2018 – We Want You!

Great opportunity for students who need community service hours – volunteer as a family, make new friends and enjoy a day outdoors at this great community event, all while enjoying a delicious dairy brunch. We Want You! Join us as we celebrate June Dairy Month AND Junion Homestead Farm's 150th Anniversary! SIGN UP TODAY to join us and VOLUNTEER for Breakfast on the Farm, on June 17th, 2018 at Junion Homestead Farm: Serving 8am-12pm. Volunteers eat free and get to enjoy a fun filled morning with food, fun, family & friends.  Sign up for a shift today – register on your own or with a group.  Many different opportunities to help, eat, tour, play, and learn! Please sign up today – individually or as a group. WE NEED REGISTERED VOLUNTEERS TO HELP MAKE THIS ANNUAL EVENT A DELICIOUS SUCCESS!...
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2018 Breakfast Sponsors

2018 Breakfast Sponsors

We couldn’t do this great event without the help & support of our community – thank you 2018 Dairy Breakfast Sponsors! Thank you for sponsoring Kewaunee County's Breakfast on the Farm! Our 2018 Dairy Breakfast Sponsors Edam Elite A & C Sawdust and L & M Custom Drying Agropur / Krohn Dairy Store American Foods Group Cornette Farm Supply - Vita Plus Rio Creek Feed Mill, Inc.  Parmesan PlatinumBayland Transport — BelGioioso Cheese Inc. — CP Feeds — Forest Construction Company, Inc. —Greenstone Farm Credit Services — Kinnard Farms, Inc. — Luxemburg Motor Company — Tri-State Feed & Grain Gouda GoldBlue Water Service — BMO Harris Bank — Brother's Dairy — Cedar Valley Campground  — Country Visions Coop — Dairyland Veterinary Service — D & S Machine Service Inc. — Frank's Feed Mill Inc. — Hall's Calf Ranch LLC — Hydroclean Equipment — J. Jadin Inc. — Jim's Johns — Kewaunee FFA & FFA Alumni — Lakeshore Heating & Cooling, LLC — Nicolet National Bank — Pagel's Ponderosa Dairy — Stahl Concrete Construction — Riesterer & Schnell,Inc. — Ron's Wisconsin Cheese — Rueckl Oil Co. Inc. — Tisch Mills Farm Center, Inc. — Total Dairy Service LLC Swiss SilverAgriBlenders —Bruce Hoeft w/ aAa Analysis — Bill Lorrigan Construction, Inc. — Blazei Hoof Trimming  — Botani Design Landscape and Meadow — CM Services — Crop Insurance Services, Inc — Custom Welding Inc. — Orru Acres / Darlene Boeder — DeJardin Trucking — Delaval Dairy...
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2018 Kickoff Breakfast – June Dairy Month

2018 Kickoff Breakfast – June Dairy Month

Kristy Pagel was our emcee and has been the past 11 years. Special thanks to Kristy for her dedication to the dairy industry! Kewaunee County Dairy Promotion Committee honors a community member each year with a Volunteer Recognition & Appreciation Award. The 2018 recipient is the late John T. Pagel for his contributions to the dairy industry throughout his life. His children accepted the award on his behalf. #DrinkOneForJohn It’s June Dairy Month! Use this hashtag to raise funds for the Ag Center at Kewaunee High School! For each social mention, $1 will be donated (up to $2000) by Julie Veldhuis in honor of the late John t. Pagel & dairy families, “Drink Milk, It Does A Body Good!"  2018 Wisconsin Fairest of the Fair, Isabella Haen, was our Keynote speaker. 2018 Fairest of the Fair, Charlene Robinson 2018 Jr Fairest of the Fair, Macey Ledvina Our 2018 Breakfast on the Farm host family, the Knorns, were introduced. ...
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2018 Dairy Ambassadors Visit Luxemburg-Casco Schools

Dairy Ambassador visit St. Paul Lutheran Church and School and Luxemburg- Casco schools  in April and May to spread their dairy cheer! 3rd-8th graders were visited by FFA members, Kim Van Donsel & Gabrielle Haen. Kim & Gabrielle shared how FFA has impacted their personal and academic lives. They also discussed the varied interests, scholarships, and networking opportunities that FFA offers, ending the visit with a fun training of sheep judging. Their treats included string cheese, a glass of chocolate milk, & a sub sandwich, which represents all forms of agriculture. A Special thank you to Kim & Gabrielle for sharing their experience with our youth! The 4K class was visited by Catrina Thiry, who read the book “A Fairy in the Dairy”. The kids developed their own ice cream flavor & gave it a creative name. Afterwards, everyone enjoyed a traditional ice cream sundae with a cherry on top. The 5K class was visited by Stacy Jauquet, who read the book, “A Farm...
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2018 More Dairy Ambassador Visits

2018 More Dairy Ambassador Visits

Renee Ebert recently visited Algoma’s classrooms where the 2nd graders read the story “Curd Science, The Incredible Journey From Milk to Curd” and had cheese whips for a snack. The 4th graders had a Smart Board video and snacked on a variety of cheese sampling. The 3rd grade classrooms took a field trip to Ebert Enterprises on June 1st and celebrated National Milk Day with a milk toast. They toured the farm and saw the maternity area, the milking parlor, and the calf area where they were able to feed the calves.  ...
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