Dairy

EVENTS

Agroecology Barn Dance

Date: October 14, 2017, 6:30-10:30pm
Location: Cates Family Farm, Spring Green, WI
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CIAS Harvest Dinner 2017

Date: October 29, 2017, 5:30pm
Location: University Club, UW-Madison
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Edible Startup Summit

Date: November 17-18, 2017
Location: American Family Center, Madison, 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



Grass Clippings: November 2006

Posted November 2006

blades of grass

Grass Clippings is a quarterly newsletter that features grazing-related research from the University of Wisconsin and beyond. The November issue features:

  • Sire selection strategies for graziers
  • Soil testing pastures
  • The grazing research town hall meeting at the agronomy/soils field day
  • Soil quality and the grass farm, part
  • The place of pastures in UW-Madison agronomy history
  • The Truttmann pasture walk

Read this newsletter (pdf file)