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

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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

Marathon County Grazing Network Cover Crops and No-Till Drill Demonstration

Date: Wednesday, April 12, 1-3pm

Location: Marshfield Agricultural Research Station, Stratford, WI

Posted March 2017

This event is a joint meeting of the Central WI No-tillers and the WI River Grazing Network. In the first hour, various fall planted cover crops will be observed in the field. The focus of the second hour will be the use of no-till drills for establishing or renovating pastures, and will include a
demonstration of the drills that are made available to farmers through the Marathon County Conservation, Planning, and Zoning Department.

For more information, visit the Marathon County Conservation, Planning, and Zoning Department website.