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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CIAS Mini-Grants Support Graduate Student Research in Sustainable Agriculture

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Organic Vegetable Research Showcase

Date: September 11, 2016, 2-5pm

Location: West Madison Agricultural Research Station

Posted September 2016

Come for an interactive field day on organic vegetable variety trials and production! Walk through ongoing trials and ask questions of plant breeders, pathologists, entomologists, seed company representatives and fellow farmers about current issues, management practices and varieties.

While this event is free, your RSVP is requested:

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Contact: Julie Dawson, Department of Horticulture,