EVENTS

MOSES Organic Farming Conference

Date: Feb. 23-25, 2017
Location: La Crossse, WI
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Midwest School for Beginning Apple Growers

Date: March 10-12, 2017
Location: UW-Madison campus
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Food Sovereignty Symposium and Festival

Date: March 10-12, 2017
Location: UW-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


DIRECTOR'S BLOG

UW-Madison Highlights Partnership with Stoney Acres Farm

Kat Becker and Tony Schultz, who own and operate Stoney Acres Farm in Marathon County, are featured in a UW-Madison campaign to show how partnerships with citizens and businesses are furthering the Wisconsin Idea in each of the state's 72 counties. more

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MOSES Organic Farming Conference

Date: Feb. 23-25, 2017

Location: La Crossse, WI

The MOSES Organic Farming Conference is the largest event in the U.S. about organic and sustainable farming, offering 65 workshops over 6 sessions, inspiring keynotes, engaging roundtables, and a resource-packed Exhibit Hall with over 170 vendors. Keynote speakers for the 2017 MOSES Conference are Mas Masumoto and Liz Carlisle. Masumoto is a certified organic farmer […] more

Midwest School for Beginning Apple Growers

Date: March 10-12, 2017

Location: UW-Madison campus

Registration is open for the 2017 Midwest School for Beginning Apple Growers. more

Food Sovereignty Symposium and Festival

Date: March 10-12, 2017

Location: UW-Madison

The Food Sovereignty Symposium and Festival will be held March 10-12 on the University of Wisconsin campus and surrounding sites in Madison, Wisconsin. The symposium focuses on Indigenous and broader topics of food sovereignty that impact how communities and individuals control and manage their food systems. The festival is a celebration of Indigenous, local, and […] more
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