Dairy Business Milk Marketing Cooperative (DBMMC) Gives $50,000 to Support the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center

May 23, 2018By farmwi2018Farm Wisconsin News No Comments

The Dairy Business Milk Marketing Cooperative announced that it will donate $50,000 to the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center (WAEC). Through education and advocacy, this new partner will help support the shared mission of connecting the non-farming public to agriculture. “The farming community can no longer assume that the person in the aisle at the grocery … Read More

Dairy Business Association Invests $50,000 Gift to Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center

May 23, 2018By farmwi2018Farm Wisconsin News No Comments

The Dairy Business Association (DBA) is generously supporting the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center by investing $50,000 in the Create. Educate. Cultivate. capital campaign to build this new educational and agritourism destination. This industry leader, who is committed to promoting the dairy community, is enthusiastic about the opportunity the center creates to engage the non-farming public … Read More

Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center Announces Director of Operations

May 23, 2018By farmwi2018Farm Wisconsin News No Comments

The Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center (WAEC) has announced the selection of Kim Kowieski as the Director of Operations. Kim will begin her position on December 1st, 2016. The center will showcase Wisconsin’s agriculture industry and help the public reconnect with farmers and understand the important role producing food plays in … Read More

Lakeside Foods, Inc. Invests $100,000 Gift to Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center

May 23, 2018By farmwi2018Farm Wisconsin News No Comments

Enthusiasm for the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center’s (WAEC) mission continues to build this holiday season. WAEC is pleased to announce Lakeside Foods, Inc. has committed $100,000 to the Create. Cultivate. Educate. capital campaign. Founded in 1887 as a one plant pea canning company, Lakeside has grown into a leading international food producer of diverse products, … Read More

Groundbreaking for the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center

May 23, 2018By farmwi2018Farm Wisconsin News No Comments

The excitement at the groundbreaking for the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center showed on faces as dignitaries, board members and supporters turned the dirt to begin construction of a state-of-the-art center to help consumers understand where their food comes from. Pictured left to right are: Jean Dvorak, widow of Norval Dvorak, WAEC visionary; Corey Geiger, Campaign … Read More

If you build it, they will come.

May 23, 2018By farmwi2018Farm Wisconsin News No Comments

Wisconsin prepares to focus on agriculture education each and every day with a $13 million facility. “If you build it, they will come.” Many people shared that same thought as they attended a campaign kickoff celebrating the building announcement for the first of its kind Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center (WAEC). As a means to open … Read More

Farm Credit System Donates $550,000 to the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center

May 23, 2018By farmwi2018Farm Wisconsin News No Comments

The Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center (WAEC) has officially broke ground on a world-class, interactive discovery center that will focus on sustainable and responsible farming practices. The groundbreaking ceremony was held at the center’s future site near Newton at the intersection of Hwy 43 and County C in Manitowoc County. As part of the groundbreaking ceremony, … Read More

East Central/Select Sires and NorthStar Cooperative Partner on $100,000 Gift to Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center

May 23, 2018By farmwi2018Farm Wisconsin News No Comments

East Central/Select Sires and NorthStar Cooperative, both who have been serving farmers for over 70 years, partnered to support the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center with a $100,000 gift. This remarkable, collaborative, lead gift was celebrated at WAEC’s Create. Cultivate. Educate. capital campaign kickoff event where the center’s leadership announced their $13 million goal. “Since 1940, … Read More