Saxon Homestead Farm, Cleveland
Southeast Manitowoc County
500 milking cows

Cows at Saxon Homestead Farm graze on “salad bar” mixes of carefully selected grasses. Vibrant pastures, healthy soil and clean water are the foundation of the farm.

 

Hanke Farms, Sheboygan Falls
Central Sheboygan County
700 milking cows

Third-generation farmers, the Hanke Brothers work with some fourth-generation family members, while up-and-coming fifth generation members are eager to follow in the footsteps of their parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles.

 

Cozy Nook Farm, Waukesha
Central Waukesha County
65 milking cows

Cozy Nook Farm offers educational tours, fall produce, and holiday trees, wreaths and swags.

 

Sunset Farms, Allenton
Northwestern Washington County
600 milking cows

The Wolf Family at Sunset Farms operates a well-managed farm business and fosters a "giving back to the community" mentality.

 

Kretzschmar Holsteins, Mellen
Northwestern Iron County
700 milking cows

The Kretzschmar family dairy farm has been together for five generations.

 

Mapleton Valley Farm, Oconomowoc
Northwestern Waukesha County
55 milking cows

Pat and Phyllis Agnew unselfishly share their time, skills, knowledge and the bounty of their farm with their neighbors and community.

 

Cycle Farm, Sturgeon Bay
Central Door County
240 milking cows, 240 young stock

Cycle Farm originated in 1904 and is now supporting the fourth and fifth family generations.
 

Truttmann Dairy, LLC, New Glarus
Northern Green County
175 cows on a rotational grazing operation

This fifth generation farm has been in the Truttmann family since 1899.

 

Larson Acres, Evansville
Northwestern Rock County
1,400 milking cows

Larson Acres is one of only two farms in the nation to implement an innovative wastewater treatment system designed to protect the environment.

 

Bragger Family Farm, Independence
Eastern Buffalo County
Diversified farm with 180 milking cows, plus beef, poultry and trout

Besides being named as the first UW Discovery Farm, the Bragger Farm is also recipient of several state conservation awards.

 

Rosy-Lane Holsteins LLC, Watertown
Northern Jefferson County
845 milking cows

In testament to their community leadership, Lloyd and Daphne Holterman were named 1994 U.S. Jaycees Outstanding Young Farmer national winners, and Daphne was named 2009 World Dairy Expo Woman of the Year.

 

Pagel's Ponderosa Dairy, Kewaunee
East Central Kewaunee County
4,100 milking cows, 100 employees

Pagel's Ponderosa Dairy believes it's important to show non-farm people what's going on at their farm. That's why they built an on-farm Visitor Center and provide farm tours for local schools and other groups from all over the world.

 

Soaring Eagle Dairy, LLC, Newton
East Central Manitowoc County
22 employees, plus six full-time family

Success at this Fitzgerald operation has depended on a focus on high-quality milk and team-driven business management.

 

Stoner Prairie Dairy, Fitchburg
Central Dane County
Wisconsin Century Farm with 5 full-time and 2 part-time employees

Farming in the 'burbs has opened opportunities for the O'Brien family to educate their community and neighbors about dairy, crop farming and Fitchburg's agricultural heritage.