EVENTS

Lancaster Kernza and Silvopasture Field Day

Date: October 5, 2018, 9:45am-1pm
Location: Lancaster Agricultural Research Station
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Great Lakes Apple Crunch

Date: October 11, 2018
Location: WI, MN, IL, IN, MI, OH
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6th Annual Agroecology Barn Dance

Date: October 13, 2018, 6-10:30pm
Location: Cates Farm, Spring Green, WI
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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



“City of the Good” Book Launch Party

Date: April 20, 2018, 4pm

Location: Community and Environmental Sociology Library, Ag Hall

Posted April 2018

Come to a book launch for CIAS Director Mike Bell’s new book, City of the Good: Nature, Religion, and the Ancient Search for What Is Right (Princeton, 2018).

The event will be held in the Community and Environmental Sociology Library, 3rd floor of Ag Hall, from 4 to 5pm on Friday, April 20th.

Mike will read a bit, maybe interspersed with a banjo tune or two. And there will be refreshments.

For more information, download the event poster.