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



Get the Dirt Dinner: Colony Collapse

Date: Thursday, March 30, 6pm

Location: Student Activity Center room 3161

Posted March 2017

Worried about bees? Think they should be protected and loved? Want a deeper understanding of why they’re disappearing and what we can do about it? Join the FH King Students for Sustainable Agriculture for a Get The Dirt Dinner with Entomology Professor Claudio Gratton. This is a potluck; bring a dish to pass.

For more information and to RSVP, visit the Facebook event page.