EVENTS

Field Day and Seafood Lunch: Can Conservation Pay?

Date: October 24, 2018, 9:45am
Location: Dolan Farms, Dodgeville, WI
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First Annual Wisconsin Chili Lunch

Date: November 15, 2018
Location: Statewide
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6th Annual Perennial Farm Gathering

Date: December 7-8, 2018
Location: Lussier Family Heritage Center, Madison
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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



Organic Vegetable Variety Research Showcase

Date: August 20, 2018, 3-5pm

Location: West Madison Agricultural Research Station

Posted July 2018

Come for an interactive field day on organic vegetable varieties! Walk through ongoing variety trials, give feedback on you favorite varieties and ask questions of the many researchers working on organic vegetable varieties including beets, carrots, potatoes, sweet corn and tomoatoes!

For more information, download the event flyer.

Questions? Julie Dawson, Department of Horticulture, dawson@hort.wisc.edu