Peninsula Pride Farms will host its annual meeting Feb. 15, 10 am – 2:15 pm, at the Kewaunee County Fairgrounds Expo Hall to share the growth and impact of Peninsula Pride Farms (peninsulapridefarms.org) and offer presentations by guest speakers.
Jamie Patton, senior outreach specialist for the Nutrient and Pest Management Program at UW-Madison Extension, will explore the recent regional and national research pertaining to cover crops, grazing and carbon storage, and how this research can help farmers improve soil health in northeast Wisconsin.
Ricardo Costa, an agricultural strategy manager for The Nature Conservancy, works with local farmers to add new conservation practices, helps to track their outcomes and contacts other farmers to share information and lessons learned. He’ll present the findings from Peninsula Pride Farms’ 2021 member conservation-practice survey results.
Brad Gingras, owner of Superior Strategies and executive director of Northwest Wisconsin AHEC, works to inspire youth to pursue health care careers and connects college students to local employment in the health care industry. He will share how evolution in communication and leadership styles have affected how individuals are engaged and motivated to do good work.