EVENTS

Keeping Water in our Soil: Uplands Watershed Group Farm Tour and Farmer-Fisherman Lunch

Date: July 27, 2018, 9:20am
Location: Spring Green, WI
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Silvopasture Workshop

Date: August 3-4, 2018
Location: Spring Grove, MN and Coon Valley, WI
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Dairy Heifer Grazing Farms Bus Tour

Date: August 8, 2018, 9:30am-6:30pm
Location: Tour begins in Madison
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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



Fertility Strategies for Organic Vegetables: Woodford County, IL

Date: Oct 20 2008 1:00 pm

Location: [unknown]

Posted October 2008

Join fellow farmers and University specialists for an in-depth look at Henry Brockman’s fertility management strategies and practices. Henry will discuss his use of cover crops, compost, rotations, tillage, and purchased inputs. Henry’s farm features beef cattle in rotation with 10 acres of vegetables. University faculty and staff will be on hand to discuss the results of a survey of organic growers and their fertility management and to answer questions. For more information, contact John Hendrickson and download the field day flyer.