EVENTS

2018 OGRAIN Winter Conference

Date: January 26-27, 2018
Location: UW-Madison campus
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2018 GrassWorks Grazing Conference

Date: January 30-February 1, 2018
Location: Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI
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Wisconsin Farmers Union 87th Annual State Convention

Date: February 2-4, 2018
Location: Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI
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SUCCESS STORIES

The Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers: Keeping the Dream of Farming Alive

As older farmers retire, fewer young farmers are stepping in to take their place. The number of beginning farmers dropped 20 percent in the last five-year census period, and the average US farmer now tops 58 years of age. more

CIAS Mini-Grants Support Graduate Student Research in Sustainable Agriculture

CIAS supports innovative graduate student research addressing the challenges faced by small- and medium-sized farms and food businesses. Awarded annually, our competitive mini-grants aid students as they initiate their research in sustainable agriculture and food systems. more



2015 Wisconsin Cover Crops Conference

Date: August 14, 2015, 8am-3:30pm

Location: Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, East Troy, WI

Posted July 2015

The theme of this year’s conference, “Cover Crops and Agricultural Resiliency,” features a mix of general sessions and bus tours highlighting successful cover crop practitioners using a variety of cropping systems in Southeast Wisconsin. The cost is $30, which includes a continental breakfast, lunch and a bus tour.

For details and online registration, visit the Michael Fields website. The registration deadline is August 10.