EVENTS

Keeping Water in our Soil: Uplands Watershed Group Farm Tour and Farmer-Fisherman Lunch

Date: July 27, 2018, 9:20am
Location: Spring Green, WI
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Silvopasture Workshop

Date: August 3-4, 2018
Location: Spring Grove, MN and Coon Valley, WI
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Dairy Heifer Grazing Farms Bus Tour

Date: August 8, 2018, 9:30am-6:30pm
Location: Tour begins in 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



Science Expeditions 2011

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Posted April 2011

Science Expeditions 2011—held in the new Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery—was a hit! Visitors to the CIAS Exploration Station—Cows Turn Grass into Milk—got to taste pasture cheese, learn about managed grazing with a miniature grazing dairy farm, and make a fun fortune teller. Science Expeditions is an annual open house that offers hands-on science exhibits and opportunities to interact with scientists from across campus. Thanks to everyone who visited our Exploration Station.