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



FH King Workshop: Hydroponics 101 with Ben Amann and Chandler Meyer

Date: Thursday, Dec. 4, 5:30pm

Location: FH King Office: Student Activity Center (333 East Campus Mall), room 3203

Posted December 2014

Do you wish you could have fresh greens growing in your window? Come to this hands-on workshop and learn about the basics of the hydroponics system used by the FH King Students for Sustainable Agriculture, and taste what they’ve been growing! You’ll get a chance to make and plant your
own hydroponics window containers. You’ll leave with a planter, seedling, and nutrients to get your window garden started so you’re prepared to survive those gloomy February days!