Field Day and Seafood Lunch: Can Conservation Pay?

Date: October 24, 2018, 9:45am
Location: Dolan Farms, Dodgeville, WI

First Annual Wisconsin Chili Lunch

Date: November 15, 2018
Location: Statewide

6th Annual Perennial Farm Gathering

Date: December 7-8, 2018
Location: Lussier Family Heritage Center, Madison

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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.