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



Great Lakes Great Apple Crunch

Date: October 13, 2016, 12:00pm

Location: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin

Posted September 2016

Celebrate National Farm to School Month by crunching into locally and regionally grown apples at NOON on Thursday, October 13. Everyone is welcome to Crunch!

All registered schools will receive the updated 2016 Great Lakes Apple Crunch Guide with tips on finding local apples, integrating the crunch into school curricula, and sharing your event via social media.

Join in! Register for the Apple Crunch here, and visit the Apple Crunch Facebook page.