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Peninsula Pride Farms will review the group’s progress from the past year and explore strategies for further moving conservation efforts forward on Feb. 13 during its conference and annual meeting.


Who: Peninsula Pride Farms, a farmer-led watershed conservation group in Kewaunee and southern Door counties

What: Conference and annual meeting

When: 9 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Where: Kewaunee County Fairgrounds Expo Hall, 625 3rd St., Luxemburg

RSVP: Please register by emailing Laura Hensley at


  • 9 a.m. — Registration
  • 9:30 a.m. — Welcome and PPF year in review, Duane Ducat, president
  • 9:45 a.m. — A Systems Approach to Soil Health, Russell Hedrick, Soil Regen
  • 11:15 a.m. — Conservation outcomes in 2023, Shawn Wesener, Farmers for Sustainable Food
  • 11:30 a.m. — Update from Wisconsin’s agriculture department, Mark Witecha, DATCP
  • 11:45 a.m. — Invocation
  • 11:50 a.m. — Lunch
  • 12:30 p.m. — Connecting Farm Finance and Conservation, Kory Stalsberg, Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
  • 1:15 p.m. — Rebuilding Our Soils: A Task of Biblical Proportion, Keith Berns
  • 2:15 p.m. — Ask the Experts: Russell Hedrick and Keith Berns
  • 2:45 p.m. — Public program concludes

About Peninsula Pride Farms:

Peninsula Pride Farms is a nonprofit organization of dairy and crop farmers and corporate members committed to protecting and improving ground and surface water in Kewaunee and southern Door counties in Wisconsin. The group leverages the ingenuity of the agricultural community, university research and scientists to implement practices with measurable outcomes. More information: