EVENTS

2018 OGRAIN Winter Conference

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

Date: January 30-February 1, 2018
Location: Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI
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Wisconsin Farmers Union 87th Annual State Convention

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



Cultivating Sustainable Agriculture Conference

Posted November 2008

On October 31st and November 1st, 64 people met at UW-Madison to discuss sustainable agriculture programs and initiatives on college campuses. Fifteen institutions including tech colleges, two and four year colleges, and postgraduate programs were represented at this conference. Highlights included workshops that provided an abundance of networking opportunities, engaged and excited students, and great local food. This conference was organized by CIAS, the UW-Madison Agroecology Program, and many other partners.