Members of the Dairy Business Association re-elected three members to fill open positions on its board of directors today at the group’s annual business meeting at DBA’s Dairy Strong conference, including Lee Kinnard, the group’s secretary. See complete press release here.
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 [...]
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 [...]
One- and two-year programs like Northeast Iowa Community College allow students to get an education for less money and enter the dairy workforce much faster than the traditional four-year route. Allison Babler says Lakeshore Technical College prepared her well, took a year to complete and left her no student debt. [...]