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

Seminar: Energy, Greenhouse Gases and Small Farms

Date: May 7 2009 4:00 pm

Location: [unknown]

Posted May 2009

Location: UW-Madison Enzyme Institute, 1710 University Ave., Room 272

Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE) will present a seminar and discussion led by Pamela Martin, Professor of Geophysics, University of Chicago.  Professor Martin will speak on  assessing the energy efficiency and greenhouse gases associated with food from small-scale, diversified farms. Please join us for tea and cookies, and a chance to speak with Dr. Martin, following this presentation.  Everyone is welcome!

The Enzyme Institute is located on the west side of campus, near the old University Health Services building and the white pedestrian bridge over Campus Drive: