Chat with the Farmer Features Young Farms

May 8, 2020By JessicaChat With A Farmer

Farm: Young Farms Farmers Name: Bill & Ann Young, CJ Young, Dylan Young, Lyle Young Farm Location: Berlin, WI Farm Location: Berlin, WI Featured Animal: Crops; Primarily Corn and Soybeans Facts about the Farm: *The farm was started in the early 1900s and is currently in its 5th generation. *Lyle Young is currently 88 years … Read More

Farm Wisconsin to host Drive-Thru Barnyard

May 6, 2020By JessicaEvents

MANITOWOC, WI—Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center will open its parking lots for a special Mother’s Day Drive-Thru Barnyard experience 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 10. The event will feature traditional farm animals like calves, goats, horses, pigs and chickens, as well as machinery used on the farm. Guests are asked to enter Farm Wisconsin … Read More

Chat with the Farmer Features Sundance Farms

May 1, 2020By JessicaChat With A Farmer

  Farm: Sundance Farms Farmers Name: Ali Kuhn Farm Location: Plymouth, WI Featured Animal: Show and Pleasure Horses Facts about the Farm: The farm is currently owned by my parents, Steve and Kelly Mahloch since 1991. It has grown with many changes through the years and is currently a large 100 acre equestrian facility.  We … Read More

Farm Wisconsin visit to Einstein Expo

April 27, 2020By JessicaFarm Wisconsin News

Farm Wisconsin has been open for more than a year and a half, and before we closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, we were growing our STEM programming and were planning some fun activities. Thankfully, before the temporary closure, I was able to attend Einstein Expo, put on by the Einstein Project at … Read More

Chat with the Farmer Features Keel Showpigs

April 24, 2020By JessicaChat With A Farmer, Events

Farmers Name: Keel Showpigs Featured Animal: Pigs Facts about the Farm: The farm has been in the family since the early 1900’s. We are the 5th generation continuing the hog business. My great-great grandfather, Eli Keel, bought it as a homestead for his oldest son William. Eli was a significant figure in his local community. … Read More

Chat with the Farmer Features Jazzy Jerseys

April 20, 2020By JessicaChat With A Farmer, Events

Farmers Name: Jazzy Jerseys, Sydney Endres Featured Animal: Jersey Cows Facts about the Farm: Jazzy Jerseys is a family-owned farm in Lodi, WI. My dad Dave started this farm in 1994, and now both of my brothers, Vinny and Mitchell are full time on the farm as well. We have 10 other full-time team members … Read More

Chat with the Farmer features Wetenkamp Farms

April 10, 2020By JessicaChat With A Farmer, Events

Farmers Name: Rick Wetenkamp, Eric Wetenkamp, and Landon Wetenkamp Featured Animal: Registered Black and Red Angus Beef Facts about the Farm: Wetenkamp Farms was established in 1993 by Rick Wetenkamp. The family started as a small cow calf operation utilizing a grazing system. Operating as a true family farm, Rick expanded the business with his … Read More

Coronavirus Update from Farm Wisconsin

March 13, 2020By Patty LehnCoronavirus Updates, Farm Wisconsin News

With continued developments surrounding the spread of Coronavirus/COVID-19, we want to update you on Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center operations and preparations. First and foremost, health and safety of our guests, volunteers and staff are our top priorities. We have increased frequency of disinfecting high touch-point exhibits and surfaces like door handles, faucets, elevator buttons, and … Read More

Little Sprouts restarts on third Thursdays

February 12, 2020By Agnes SEvents No Comments

Farm Wisconsin moves free Little Sprouts program to Thursdays The Farm Wisconsin Discovery Center will be offering Little Sprouts on the third Thursday of every month. The free program, which includes agriculture-connected storytelling, songs and activities, is perfect for babies, toddlers and preschoolers along with their parent/caregiver. Little Sprouts will have its first event of … Read More