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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Northwest Wisconsin & Lake Superior Grazing Conference

Date: Mar 2 2013 8:30 am

Location: [unknown]

Posted February 2013

Lac Courte Oreilles Community College, Hayward, WI

This year’s conference is intended to cover a range of topics for beginning and experienced graziers as well as people interested in the potential ecological and nutritional benefits of sustainable grazing practices. Sessions will focus on Native American agricultural practices, livestock, forages, human nutrition related to grazing and environmental issues of interest to farmers, their neighbors and their communities.

Conference brochure available at