Producers try to recoup losses after Plainville Livestock Commission drains account
By CRISTINA JANNEY Hays Post Derek Stockman’s farming and ranching operation has been brought to a standstill. He sold 41 heifers at the Plainville Livestock Commission on Feb. 5, but his check for almost $37,000 bounced Stockman of Kirwin only recently expanded his farming operation into cattle. He is now unable to make his FSA loan payments, nor is he able to get his operating loan for the coming year guaranteed. “The bills don’t stop coming in,” Stockman said. Stockman is one of more than 40 livestock producers in the area that have been caught up in legal action and bankruptcy of Plainville Livestock Commission, operated by Tyler Gillum. This is just the latest in a series of financial problems and federal regulation violations faced by the market agency. “Everybody says you’ll get…
Dairy farm wants permit for 10,000 cows
March 4, 2017 FORESTVILLE - The largest dairy farm in Door County is making plans to eventually milk 10,000 cows. S & S Jerseyland Dairy near Forestville is asking the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to renew its permit for the operation, which currently has about 6,400 cows. Jerseyland general manager Randy Schmidt says its asking the DNR for a permit that will allow the farm to expand to more than 10,000 cows in the years ahead. Many of the 100 people attending a public hearing Thursday expressed concern about the environment, spreading cow manure, and possible groundwater contamination. Schmidt says the operation contributes to the local economy through taxes and payroll and is a good steward of the land. The DNR is expected to make a decision on the permit next month.
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