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

  • 14 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)

 

 

 

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