Hundreds of middle school students took to the field Thursday to learn about careers in agriculture. A line of school buses, made its way through the 20-acre barn at Kinnard Farms near Casco. Owner Lee Kinnard says this 7,200 dairy cow complex is state-of-the-art. "Technology is the great equalizer that [...]
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Ag Career Days spotlights agricultural opportunities Ag Career Days aims to inspire students Founded in 1948, the dairy and crop farm in northern Kewaunee County has grown to house about 8,000 cows and become a leading member of the region’s agricultural community. So it’s fitting that the Kinnard family and [...]
The future looks bright for agriculture as indicated by the outstanding applications we received for the Kinnard Farms Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship. The 2018 recipients are Jared Baudhuin, Mikayla Haack and Ben Ullmann. Each recipient receives a $1,500 scholarship to recognize and reward their high school accomplishments and interest [...]
© Robert Clark. Photo of Lee Kinnard The Nature Conservancy works every day with farmers, ranchers and fishers who want to conserve natural resources and reduce their impact on the environment. These five innovators are helping produce better food, healthier soils and cleaner waters. Click here to learn more about Lee [...]
Kinnard Farms was recognized in the November issue of Dairy Herd Management for their use of teat scrubbers in their pre-milking routine. Lee Kinnard (left) and employee, Shaun Hardtke, see three benefits to using the teat scrubbers: people comfort, cow comfort and quality milk. Click here to read the [...]
Persistence pays off for Kinnard Farms as the Wisconsin operation works to streamline recycling of its manure-laden sand bedding. One back surgery and 30 years later, Lee Kinnard, co-owner of Kinnard Farms in Wisconsin, is starting to believe that the dairy has finally put all the pieces in place to [...]
Northeastern Wisconsin's Door Kewaunee Watershed is now home to a network of farms that will demonstrate the best conservation practices to protect the Great Lakes. Kinnard Farms will be one of the four farms participating, each playing a significant role in testing, demonstrating, and sharing information about leading-edge practices and [...]
Congratulations to the 2017 Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship recipients: Sarah Calaway of Denmark High School, Rachel Malcore of Southern Door High School, and Taylor Paye of Luxemburg-Casco High School. “Kinnard Farms is extremely proud to support the youth in our community through the Excellence in Agriculture Scholarship,” says Jackie Kinnard-Stewart [...]
Each year the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy honors dairy farmers and other business owners for outstanding sustainability practices. Meet one of Wisconsin’s recipients, Kinnard Farms.
Kinnard Farms won a U.S. Dairy Sustainability Award at an awards ceremony in Chicago on June 28 for their innovative ways to maximize water, soil and cow comfort while supporting their rural community. Left to right are family members David and Jackie Stewart, Lee Kinnard, and Matt Nuckols, event M.C. [...]