About Mel Pittman

Husband, Father and Grandfather


Business Experience

  • Own and operate a successful 75 cow dairy farm along with 240 acres of cropland for 42 years (Me-PA-Ni-Tro Dairy Farm, Inc.)


Recognitions and Awards

  • Recognized as a Wisconsin Master Farmer and Master Agriculturist (2013)
  • Outstanding Conservationist (2001)
  • Dairy Service Award (2010)
  • Superior Milk Quality Awards (yearly)
  • Dairy Farm Family of the Year Award (1995)
  • Service Award from Pierce County Economic Development Corporation (2014)
  • National Dairy Quality Award (2017)


Current Community Engagement

  • Vice Chairman of WI Farm Technology Days
  • Vice Chairman of Hastings Coop Creamery
  • Reality Check facilitator for High School students
  • Pierce County Republican Party
  • Member of St. John the Baptist Parish
  • Knights of Columbus at St. John the Baptist
  • NRA Member
  • Farm Bureau member
  • Wisconsin Master Farmers
  • Ellsworth Chamber of Commerce


Past Community Engagement

  • 12 years serving on Pierce County Board of Supervisors
  • Executive Chairman for Pierce County Farm Technology Days (2010)
  • Pierce County Farm Bureau Board of Directors (10 years) President (3 years)
  • State President of WI Associated County Extension Committees (2012-2014)
  • Hiawatha Valley Toastmasters (2011-2014)
  • Ag Advisory Council for UW-River Falls (1991-1996)
  • Board member and Secretary of Foremost Farms Dairy Cooperative (1994-2006)



  • Pro-Life of Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin Right to Life
  • Wisconsin Family Council
  • NRA
  • Wisconsin Farm Bureau Volunteers for Agriculture
  • NFIB National Federation of Independent Businesses
  • Wisconsin Restaurant Association
  • Dairy Business Association


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