Keeping Water in our Soil: Uplands Watershed Group Farm Tour and Farmer-Fisherman Lunch

Date: July 27, 2018, 9:20am
Location: Spring Green, WI

Silvopasture Workshop

Date: August 3-4, 2018
Location: Spring Grove, MN and Coon Valley, WI

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 Value Added Agriculture Conference

Date: Jan 23-24, 2014

Location: Hotel Mead, Wisconsin Rapids, WI

Posted September 2013

The Midwest Value Added Agriculture Conference brings farmers together to network and learn about local projects and resources available to help their profitability and sustainability, as well as their ability to be innovative and creative in their on-farm endeavors. In addition to farmers, the conference brings together students, agri-business representatives, university research and Extension personnel, and government organizations from across the upper Midwest to explore current issues in value added agriculture.

For more information, visit the conference website.