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Denmark State Bank Gives $50,000 to Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center

2017-03-07T17:44:51+00:00

For over 108 years, Denmark State Bank has been dedicated to serving the hard-working people of Northeast Wisconsin. This year the bank is continuing its steadfast tradition of making a difference in the communities were their customers live and work by supporting Wisconsin’s newest education center and agritourism destination. Denmark State Bank and WAEC are [...]

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

2017-03-07T17:41:18+00:00

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 [...]

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

2017-03-07T17:41:47+00:00

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 [...]

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

2017-03-07T17:40:49+00:00

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, [...]

Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center Announces Director of Operations

2017-03-07T17:14:38+00:00

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 [...]

Mike Austin’s Ag Report Features WAEC Groundbreaking

2016-12-08T02:22:34+00:00

On Tuesday, October 11, WAEC celebrated its official groundbreaking as dignitaries, board members and supporters turned the dirt to begin construction of the state-of-the-art center. Mike Austin, WFRV ag reporter, was in attendance to report on WAEC’s progress.

Groundbreaking for the Wisconsin Agricultural Education Center

2016-12-08T02:22:34+00:00

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 [...]

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

2016-10-13T22:43:17+00:00

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, [...]

If you build it, they will come

2016-12-08T02:22:34+00:00

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 [...]