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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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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Farm Facts – 2018 Hosts: Junion Homestead Farm

Farm Facts – 2018 Hosts: Junion Homestead Farm

We’re excited to share some fun farm facts about Junion Homestead Farm – the family farm hosting our 2018 Kewaunee County Breakfast on the Farm, on June 17th, 2018. This year is our host family farm's 150th anniversary! Farm Facts & Stats Junion Homestead Farm Aerial Photo – 2015 OWNERS Tony & Peggy Knorn HERD 250 Cows, 225 Milking    80 lb. Milk/Cow per Day    Milking 2x per Day    Fat – 3.8% Test    Protein – 3.22% Test    SCC – 140,000 Holsteins, Red & White Holsteins, Brown Swiss, and Guernseys.    Holstein Rolling Herd Avg. of 26,423 lb.    Brown Swiss Rolling Herd Avg. of 20,256 lb., 4.07% Fat & 3.5% Protein    Guernsey Rolling Herd Avg. of 18,770 lb., 4.13% Fat & 3.31% Protein CROPS Junion Homestead Farm sunset 450 Acres farmed 186 Acres owned Corn – 178 Acres Alfalfa – 193 Acres Oats/new seeding – 80 Acres EMPLOYEES 5 Part Time PROFESSIONALS HERD VETERINARIAN Junion Homestead Farm Winter Aerial Photo Dairyland Veterinary Service    Dr. Scott Wiley NUTRITIONIST CP Feeds  James Downey HOOF TRIMMER Blazei Hoof Trimming MILK MARKETER BelGioioso Cheese Junion Homestead Farm Holstein “Grace Outside Spree” MILK HAULER DeJardin Trucking FEED MILL CP Feeds Rio Creek...
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Q&A with our 2018 Host Family – Junion Homestead Farm

Q&A with our 2018 Host Family – Junion Homestead Farm

Q&A with the Knorn Family of Junion Homestead Farm What is your farming background?  Are you a 1st-generation farmer, or do you come from many generations of farmers? Tony was born and raised on a farm in Rib Lake, WI. When he moved here after marrying Peggy, he worked for two other local farms before purchasing Peggy's parents farm in 1993.  Peggy's parents, Lawrence & Magdalene Junion sold the cows in 1966 when Peggy was young, they cash cropped the land after the cows left.  Tony and Peggy brought back the cows and are the fifth generation on the farm - their children are the 6th generation, and their grandchildren are 7th generation farm kids! What hardships have you had to overcome, personal or professional?  How have they shaped the farm/you? There are two hardships that stick out most in their minds. The first was the fire that destroyed the farm's shop. The fire happened on February 5, 1997.  Tony was able to get one...
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Family Farm 150 Year History – 2018 Hosts: Junion Homestead Farm

Family Farm 150 Year History – 2018 Hosts: Junion Homestead Farm

Each year Kewaunee County Breakfast on the Farm is hosted by a different family farm – learn more about our 2018 host farm’s history! You can find Junion Homestead Farm on Facebook! Junion Homestead Farm History:  150 Years Over the last 150 years, the family has kept wonderful records of the history of their homestead farm - read this wonderful story they have shared with us! JUNION HOMESTEAD, est. 1868 Lambert Junion was born on January 28, 1816 at Corroy-Le-Grand Belguim. He married Marie Julinne Raison, a girl from a village not far away called Sart-Risbart. They had four children. On the 15th day of February, 1856 they left Belgium for America. They sailed on the Vessel Colorek and arrived at the Port of New York on the 25th day of March, 1856. They took along their oldest son named Xavier and left the three other children with the grandparents. Xavier was 12 years old. Along with his parents they settled in the Luxemburg Township,...
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150 Years In The Making Photo Gallery – Junion Homestead Farm – 7 Generations

150 Years In The Making Photo Gallery – Junion Homestead Farm – 7 Generations

Celebrate this family farm's 150th Anniversary! Join us this Father's Day, June 17th for the 2018 Kewaunee County Breakfast on the Farm at Junion Homestead Farm! A picture's worth a thousand words - so here are photos spanning 7 GENERATIONS OF JUNIONS! 1st Generation Lambert married Marie Julinne Raison (they had four children). In 1856, the Junion’s left Belgium for America, sailing on Vessel Colorek with their eldest, Xavier (age 12). They settled in the Luxemburg Township in 1868.  Our photo album begins with Xavier & Josephine Junion (2nd generation) and their 11 children (3rd gen.)! ...
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