Wisconsin Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Conference

Date: January 21-23, 2018
Location: Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI

2018 OGRAIN Winter Conference

Date: January 26-27, 2018
Location: UW-Madison campus

2018 GrassWorks Grazing Conference

Date: January 30-February 1, 2018
Location: Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI

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The Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers: Keeping the Dream of Farming Alive

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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

IPM Coach Course (Midwest Fruit IPM Course)

Date: Jan 10 2011 8:00 pm

Location: [unknown]

Posted October 2010

This course is Part 1 of the Midwest Fruit IPM Course. It is a one-week, intensive course focusing on:

  • Insect pests, diseases and appropriate management for
    apples, cherries and grapes
  • Business planning
  • IPM report writing
  • NRCS programs for specialty crops

For more information, see the course brochure.