2018 OGRAIN Winter Conference

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

2018 GrassWorks Grazing Conference

Date: January 30-February 1, 2018
Location: Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI

Wisconsin Farmers Union 87th Annual State Convention

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

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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

CIAS 25th Anniversary Barn Dance

Date: June 27, 2014, 7:00-10:30pm

Location: Schuster's Farm, Deerfield, WI

Posted May 2014

CIAS is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2014, and we’re throwing a celebratory barn dance at Schuster’s Farm in Deerfield on June 27. We hope that past and present friends of CIAS, and everyone who supports sustainable food and farms, will join us for this memorable evening.

See our barn dance web page for more information.