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Wisconsin School for Beginning Market Growers

Date: January 9-11, 2015
Location: UW-Madison campus
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Wisconsin Farm to School Summit

Date: January 29, 2015, 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Hotel Mead, Wisconsin Rapids
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Organic Agriculture Research Symposium

Date: February 25-26, 2015
Location: Radisson Hotel, La Crosse, WI
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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.

CIAS Eco-Fruit Program Receives Wisconsin Idea Award

Since 2000, the CIAS Eco-Fruit program has been helping growers reduce or eliminate risk from pesticides by using IPM. Participating growers have reduced their pesticide risk by 46 percent and increased their reliance on IPM strategies by 54 percent.


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$10,000 matching challenge. One week to go. Can you help?

December marks the final stretch of our year-long CIAS 25th anniversary celebration. In honor of this milestone, Waseda Farms has generously offered a $10,000 match to encourage individuals to join them in supporting the mission of CIAS. Through Sunday, December 7th, you can join in this effort and double the impact of your gift.

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Exploring American Indian Agriculture and Food Systems: Past, Present and Future

Date: Nov 26 2012 6:00 pm

Location: [unknown]

Posted November 2012

H.F. DeLuca Forum Room
Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery
330 North Orchard Street, UW-Madison

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Dan Cornelius, Technical Assistance Specialist for the Intertribal Agriculture Council and UW-Madison graduate, will present a comprehensive overview of American Indian agriculture. Beginning with an outline sketching the history of tribal agriculture over
the past several hundred years, Mr. Cornelius will discuss its current state, including several of his organization’s innovative projects. He will then lay out a vision for future opportunities and challenges.

This event is part of the Culture of Agriculture series of events exploring the significance of food and agriculture in our lives. Culture of Agriculture events will be held on the UW-Madison campus throughout 2012 and 2013. This presentation is free and open to the public.