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

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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

Putting Nature’s Biology Back to Work

Date: Jun 22 2011 8:00 am

Location: [unknown]

Posted June 2011

Grassway Organic Farm Store
New Holstein, WI

Speakers Sabino Cortez and Will Winter will address the art and science of composting, compost tea application, inexpensive soil building, dung beetle restoration and natural herd health livestock protocol. The workshop includes presentations, hands-on demonstrations, a pasture walk and a delicious lunch of pastured pork, ham and other local, naturally produced food. (Vegetarian meals are available upon request.)

All individuals who are farming, raising a garden or just want to learn about economical and alternative methods for garden, crop, and livestock production will benefit from attending this cutting-edge workshop.

The workshop location is Grassway Organic Farm Store, located at N600 Plymouth Trail, New Holstein, WI (take Hwy 57 to New Holstein, then 2.5 miles south on Plymouth Trail). The workshop costs $100 for adults (all inclusive for the entire day); spouses $50; children under 16 free.

For more information, contact Wayne or Kay Craig at Grassway Organics Farm Store: 920-894-4201 or You may pre-register to assure your reservation and review the full workshop agenda at

This workshop is sponsored by GrassWorks, a 501(c)3 non-profit membership organization that works to support on-farm research, education and adoption of managed grazing. It is a voice for sustainable farming.