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



Shaft is at the Roosevelt!: Race and Cultural Geography in Chicago’s Loop, 1970-1975

Date: April 19, 2016, noon

Location: Agriculture Hall, Seminar Room 301

Posted March 2016

Land Tenure Center Spring 2016 Lecture Series
Speaker: Gerald Butters, Professor of History, Aurora University

Gerald R. Butters, Jr. is a Professor of History at Aurora University. He also teaches in the Masters of Liberal Studies program at Northwestern University. A Fulbright scholar, Dr. Butters has published three books including From Sweetback to Superfly: Race and Film Audiences in Chicago’s Loop (2015), Banned in Kansas: Motion Picture Censorship, 1915-1966 (2007) and Black Manhood on the Silent Screen (2002). In Fall 2016, he (and Novotny Lawrence’s) edited collection Beyond Blaxploitation will be published by Wayne State University Press. Butters’ work has appeared in Flow, Choice, Reviews in American History, Cercles, The Journal for Multimedia History, Film and History and Film/Literature Quarterly. Butters has lectured internationally, including an address to the European Commission in Luxembourg in 2009.

Contact Brad Paul with questions.