Ken and Pat Brown of Kitty Kurtis Farm- St. Clair County

“We worked hard to get verified! Cattle needed to be fenced out of the streams, stream crossings needed to be provided, and watering sited established. At the Farmstead, we installed new fueling stations and chemical storage, among other things. But it was worth it in the end and we feel great about this accomplishment.” –Ken […]

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Richard Janssens- Monroe County

“Farming is my heritage. My dad was a small-scale farmer like I am. Being raised that way, I always wanted to be involved in farming. MAEAP is a very good program and I encourage other farmers to join in to assure the public they care about the environment.” –Richard Janssens, Monroe Township

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Bruce and Jennifer Lewis of Pleasant View Dairy- Hillsdale County

“We believe electively opting to participate in MAEAP… will help farmers keep up with the rapid pace of environmental and sustainability-based industry changes… The fourth generation is now learning and preparing for their future as we all try to leave our farmstead better than we found it.” –Bruce and Jennifer Lewis of Pleasant View Dairy, […]

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Doug Darling of Darling Farms-Monroe County

“We’ are participating in MAEAP because we recognize the benefit to the environment, our community, and our farming operation. I encourage more farms to pursue verification in MAEAP.” –Doug Darling, Monroe County Farmer and Member of Michigan Farm Bureau Board of Directors

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Wayne Dinius of Wayne Dinius Farm- Lenawee County

“I’ve been a farmer all my life. My first experience driving machinery on the farm was when I was 10 years old. It’s my goal to turn [the farm] over to my children in better than it was when I got it. Over the years my sons and I have put many [conservation practices] to […]

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