- The largest dairy farm in Door County is making plans to
eventually milk 10,000 cows.
& 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 itís asking the DNR for a
permit that will allow the farm to expand to more than 10,000 cows
in the years ahead.
of the 100 people attending a public hearing Thursday expressed
concern about the environment, spreading cow manure, and possible
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.