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



Midwest CSA Conference

Date: December 3-4, 2015

Location: The Plaza, Eau Claire, WI

Posted August 2015

Wisconsin Farmers Union, working in partnership with a range of Midwest organizations, will convene the Midwest CSA Conference December 3-4, 2015 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. Themed “Moving Forward Together,” the conference is designed to be hands-on, featuring practical presentations for the CSA movement regarding production, packaging and logistics, business management, community building and more.

The conference begins with registration from 12:30 to 1:30pm on Thursday, December 3rd, with the first workshop starting at 1:30. The conference will wrap up on Friday the 4th by 4pm.

Conference partners include: Angelic Organics Learning Center, Badgerland Financial, Band of Farmers, The Chicagoland CSA Coalition, Biodynamic Association, Farm Commons, FairShare CSA Coalition, Iowa Farmers Union, Land Stewardship Project, Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, Minnesota Farmers Union, Practical Farmers of Iowa, and UW-Madison Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems.

Conference details and online registration are available here.