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



High Tunnel Production for Beginning and Medium Sized Commercial Growers

Date: Oct 31 2008 10:00 am

Location: [unknown]

Posted September 2008

High tunnels are polyethylene covered greenhouse-like structures which are used to extend the growing season. This conference will feature nationally-known high tunnel experts from Penn State University and Michigan State University. There is no charge for this conference.  Please register by October 15th by emailing your name, organization/business, mailing address and phone number to gayle.dodge@uwrf.edu.