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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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



Land, Food and Transformation: A De-composium

Date: Jun 15 2013 1:00 pm

Location: [unknown]

Posted May 2013

Aldo Leopold Legacy Center
E13701 Levee Road, Baraboo, WI

This upcoming Culture of Agriculture event is an opportunity for people to take a closer look at the biological, practical and metaphorical processes of decomposition and how they affect our land, our food, and our health. This event will bring together poets, musicians, and UW-Madison social and soil scientists to explore the symposium themes both artistically and analytically.

The event is open to the public and free of charge. An optional tour of the Leopold Shack will precede the event at 10:30 AM at a cost of $5.00.

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