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



Grazing seminars and reception at World Dairy Expo

Date: Oct 7 2011 10:00 am

Location: [unknown]

Posted September 2011

Interested in managed grazing? An all-day seminar series at World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin, covers several grazing topics in detail. Speakers will discuss training the next generation of farmers, outwintering, grazing research across the US and organic and grass-fed markets.

Seminars will be held in the Mendota 3 Conference Room in the Exhibition Hall of the World Dairy Expo. A free afternoon reception will be held in the Organic and Grazing Pavilion from 3 to 6 pm following the seminars. The day’s events are organized by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection and UW Extension with support and sponsorship from several industry partners.

For more information, see the event website.