EVENTS

Wisconsin Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Conference

Date: January 21-23, 2018
Location: Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI
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2018 OGRAIN Winter Conference

Date: January 26-27, 2018
Location: UW-Madison campus
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2018 GrassWorks Grazing Conference

Date: January 30-February 1, 2018
Location: Chula Vista Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI
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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



Second Annual Agroecology Barn Dance

Date: October 18, 2014, 7-10pm

Location: Cates Family Farm, Spring Green

Posted October 2014

Fall is here again, and the UW-Madison Agroecology Program invites you to celebrate with an evening of dancing and live music from Kettle Creek String Band! They’ll be serving up spike-your-own cider and local fare for purchase, or you can BYOB. On-farm camping is available for free to those who want to make a night of it. (S’more making encouraged!) Join them at the Cates Family Farm on Saturday, October 18th. All proceeds benefit the research projects of Agroecology students. Visit http://2014barndance.brownpapertickets.com/ to purchase your tickets and for more event details. It’s going to be a hootin’ tootin’ time!

  • 7PM – 10PM | 6PM Doors
  • $10 Students | $15 General
  • $5 Kids 8 and Up | Kids under 8 Free