EVENTS

MOSES Organic Farming Conference

Date: February 22-24, 2018
Location: La Crosse, WI
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Farmers for America Documentary Screening

Date: February 25, 2018, 3-5pm
Location: UW-Madison Biotechnology Center
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Midwest School for Beginning Apple Growers

Date: March 16-18, 2018
Location: UW-Madison campus
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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



Agroecoprospect: The Challenge of Integrating Values, Food and Farming

Date: June 13-16, 2018

Location: UW-Madison campus

Posted February 2018

CIAS is pleased to host the Joint Annual Meeting of the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society and the Association for the Study of Food and Society.

This conference is an invitation to engage with the political and governance issues that arise in agricultural and food systems. Giving voice to these issues is fundamental to resolving them, so that we may better function in harmony with natural systems—while ensuring economic viability, food security, and the sovereignty of all people.

For details and registration, visit the conference website.

Abstracts are due February 15. Submit abstracts here.

Sponsored by the UW-Madison Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society, the Association for the Study of Food and Society, and the UW-Madison Department of Community and Environmental Sociology.