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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CIAS Mini-Grants Support Graduate Student Research in Sustainable Agriculture

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Seminar: Research on Organic Agriculture in the Upper Midwest

Date: Nov 1 2011 4:00 pm

Location: [unknown]

Posted September 2011

Soil Science Building, room 370
1525 Observatory Drive

Roger Blobaum will present this seminar as part of the UW-Agroecology Public Seminar Series. A campus-wide student potluck for Mr. Blobaum will follow at 6pm, Student Activity Center, 333 East Campus Mall.

Blobaum is an independent consultant providing project design, management, research and other services to organic and sustainable agriculture organizations and institutions. As an organic farming advocate, he has served many years on international and national boards, committees and advisory groups. He has been cited by Natural Foods Merchandiser magazine as one of the 25 individuals who have done the most to develop organic agriculture in the United States.

Sponsored by the Agroecology Program, the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems and the F.H. King Students of Sustainable Agriculture.