Core Farm Cluster

The two farms participating in the Core Farm Cluster are located in Rock County, Wisconsin. Each farm has two monitoring stations that are checked regularly by Discovery Farms Staff. 

Rebout Farm

The Rebout Farm is operated by brothers David, Doug, and Dan along with David's oldest son Eric, Dan's youngest son Patrick, and family friend, Sam McGrath. The farm is made up of 4,000 acres of corn and soybeans, a dairy with 170 milking cows, and each year they ship out 200 Holstein steers. Strip tillage and precision agriculture techniques are used on their cropped acres. 

Arndt Farm

Brothers Davis, Allen, Bob, and Bob's sons Austin and Abraham operate the Arndt Farm. They grow a wide cariety of crops including field corn, seed corn, peas double cropped with green beans, alfalfa, and peppermint. Each year they also feed out 1,600 head of beef cattle and have 100 beef animals on pasture. 

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