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

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

Silvopasture Workshop

Date: August 3-4, 2018
Location: Spring Grove, MN and Coon Valley, WI

Dairy Heifer Grazing Farms Bus Tour

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

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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

Bio-Pesticide Workshop (Midwest Fruit IPM Course)

Date: Jul 13 2011 8:00 pm

Location: [unknown]

Posted October 2010

This workshop is Part 4 of the Midwest Fruit IPM Course. This three-day event includes:

  • Two-day apprenticeship with IPM fruit experts;
    learn how to monitor and manage July pests and diseases
  • Hands-on workshop using PRiME; understanding
    native pollinators and NRCS programs; and writing
    effective, farmer-specific IPM plans for NRCS programs

For more information, see the course brochure.