Ebert Enterprises selected as 2017 Kewaunee County Farm Technology Days Host
ALGOMA, Wis – The Ebert Enterprises of Algoma has been selected to host the 2017 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days (WFTD) in Kewanee County.
Owned by the Randy and Renee Ebert family, Ebert Enterprises has grown to a 2,900-cow dairy farm, cropping nearly 6,000 acres of corn alfalfa, sorghum, triticale and small grains. They also raise 3,100 young stock on their family farm. Starting in 1987, Randy, a sixth generation farmer along with wife, Renee began their farming journey together. Purchasing the farm from Randy’s parents, Henry and Carol they entered the dairy industry as custom heifer growers. In 1997, a milking facility was built and they transitioned into becoming a dairy operation. With their commitment to Kewaunee County and passion for agriculture they have steadily continued to grow. Today, the farm has 40 full-time and 15 part-time valued employees.
“We are honored to be the 2017 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days. Agriculture plays an important role in Kewaunee County and we are looking forward to showcasing all areas that are provided here, including dairy, beef, grain, vineyards, fruit and vegetables and local foods,” shares Randy Ebert, adding that the opportunity to educate other about agriculture and all that it has to offer. This will be the first time Kewaunee County has hosted the show.
“Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, I think Kewaunee County is one of Wisconsin’s best kept secrets with all that it has to offer. Ebert Enterprises with the Kewaunee County FTD Executive Committee has already begun to discuss their plans for the event,” stated Matt Glewen, General Manager, WFTD, Inc.
“This event will draw people together, develop new friendships and invoke leadership development with many positive effects on our community on many.”