Wisconsin School for Beginning Market Growers

Date: January 11-13, 2019
Location: UW-Madison campus

2019 OGRAIN Winter Conference

Date: January 24-26, 2019
Location: Gordon Dining and Event Center, UW-Madison

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Date: February 16-17, 2019
Location: UW-Madison campus

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CIAS Mini-Grants Support Graduate Student Research in Sustainable Agriculture

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CIAS Director Candidate Public Presentation: Adena Rissman

Date: December 11, 2018, 9:15am

Location: Ebling Symposium Center, Microbial Sciences Building, UW-Madison campus

Posted December 2018

The search committee for the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS) Director position has announced two candidates who have been invited to give public presentations. Each candidate is scheduled to give a public presentation in Ebling Symposium (MSB) at 9:15 a.m. on the following dates:

Tuesday, Dec. 11: Adena Rissman, Associate Professor, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Thursday, Dec. 13: Randall Jackson, Professor, Department of Agronomy

There will be time following the presentation for individuals attending the presentation to ask questions of the candidates. The search committee will be soliciting feedback and comments via the email address.