EVENTS

Keeping Water in our Soil: Uplands Watershed Group Farm Tour and Farmer-Fisherman Lunch

Date: July 27, 2018, 9:20am
Location: Spring Green, WI
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Silvopasture Workshop

Date: August 3-4, 2018
Location: Spring Grove, MN and Coon Valley, WI
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Dairy Heifer Grazing Farms Bus Tour

Date: August 8, 2018, 9:30am-6:30pm
Location: Tour begins in Madison
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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



6th Annual Partnering for Progress Chautauqua and Barn Dance

Date: September 13, 2014, 4:00-10:00pm

Location: Saxon Homestead Farm, Cleveland, WI

Posted July 2014

The fun and festive annual Partnering for Progress Barn Dance & Chautauqua celebrates Wisconsin’s working lands, and raises funds to support the important work of three nonprofit partner organizations: the Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers, Gathering Waters Conservancy and the Lakeshore Natural Resource Partnership, Inc. This year’s dance features a presentation by Dr. Curt Meine of the Aldo Leopold Foundation, a screening of the film GreenFire, music by the Buffalo Stomp Band, and local food and refreshments. For more information, visit the event website.