Delivering the highest quality dairy products since 1946


Despite unfavorable weather, our Cropping team, along with help from our custom harvester, Nemetz Neshota Ridge, had a successful harvest. Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy, LLC Haylage Acres Harvested: 8,044 – As Fed Tons: 20,241 Corn Silage Acres Harvested: 4,176 – As Fed Tons: 66,535 Dairy Dreams, LLC Haylage Acres Harvested: 8,231 – As Fed Tons: 18,686 Harvest 2020 Statistics

Pagel Family Recipes- Auntie Pie Dough There’s nothing more American than apple pie. As you celebrate the 4th of July, try our family pie dough recipe! Do you top your apple pie with cheddar cheese or ice cream? Either way, look for the Proudly Wisconsin Dairy ™ or Proudly Wisconsin Cheese Badge™ on your dairy Pagel Family Recipes – Auntie Pie Dough

Grandam Garnet’s Cheese Casserole 8 oz grated sharp cheddar cheese (We recommend Ron’s Wisconsin Cheese, LLC 1 year cheddar.) 8 slices of bread, buttered (Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Dairy ™ badge.) 3 or 4 eggs 2 cups of milk (Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Dairy ™ badge.) ½ tp salt 1 tsp dry mustard Pagel Family Recipes – Cheese Casserole

May is National Beef Month! What better way to celebrate than with a juicy Ponderosa Farmstead Steak? Read more to find out how to grill the perfect steak. Rare: Bring your thumb to your pointer finger.  The flesh area, right below your thumb should feel a little firmer than it would if your hand was How do you like your steak?

Play “WI ScAGvenger Hunt”! Click here to play! Prize pack includes: Coloring book Crayons Pencil Cheese eraser Punch ballon Bookmark. Recommended for ages 5-11. Parent or adult assistance may be needed. Prize packs will be sent out the 1st week of May.

“Caring Through a Crisis”  Written by: Jamie Pagel Witcpalek The true strength of a community is demonstrated by the support we lend to one another, in good times and bad.  Based on my family’s personal experience, we were surrounded by kind words, prayers, food, and friendship during the most difficult time of our lives. Now, Caring Through a Crisis

Dr. Niles has been a featured speaker, both nationally and internationally on topics relating to proper cow care, in particular, maternity care on modern dairy farms. With a diverse professional background, Dr. Niles is currently the Operations Manager for the Pagel Family Businesses, overseeing two Kewaunee county dairies, Dairy Dreams, LLC and Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy, Record Keeping, Treatment Protocol Compliance, and Measuring Success

Madison, Wis (March 5, 2019)- Pagel’s Ponderosa Dairy, LLC, Kewaunee dairy farm and farmstead cheese producer, received a bronze medal for their Farmstead Cheese Curds at the World Championship Cheese Contest. The contest was held March 3-5 at Monona Terrace in Madison, WI. “We are very excited and humbled by our ranking,” said Ben Shibler, Local Family Farm’s Cheese Curds Recognized Globally