EVENTS

2018 OGRAIN Winter Conference

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

Date: January 30-February 1, 2018
Location: Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI
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Wisconsin Farmers Union 87th Annual State Convention

Date: February 2-4, 2018
Location: Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI
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SUCCESS STORIES

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



Moving Food from Farm to Cafeteria

Date: Mar 22 2011 5:30 pm

Location: [unknown]

Posted March 2011

This Nelson Institute Community Environmental Forum will be held in room 1106, Mechanical Engineering Building, UW-Madison campus.

Panelists include:

  • Bridget Holcomb, Associate Director for Public Policy, Michael Fields Agricultural Institute
  • Camilla Vargas, Program Manager, AmeriCorps Farm to School Program, Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
  • Susan Peterman, Food and Nutritional Services Supervisor, Middleton-Cross Plains Area School District

For more information, visit the Nelson Institute website.