EVENTS

Field Day and Seafood Lunch: Can Conservation Pay?

Date: October 24, 2018, 9:45am
Location: Dolan Farms, Dodgeville, WI
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First Annual Wisconsin Chili Lunch

Date: November 15, 2018
Location: Statewide
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6th Annual Perennial Farm Gathering

Date: December 7-8, 2018
Location: Lussier Family Heritage Center, 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



Silvopasture Workshop

Date: July 29-30, 2016

Location: Luck, WI

Posted May 2016

UW-Extension, UMN-Extension, and the Savanna Institute will jointly host a silvopasture workshop near Luck, Wisconsin, about 70 miles northeast of Minneapolis and 95 miles northwest of Eau Claire.

The workshop will begin Friday evening, July 29th, with dinner, a presentation and a networking session.

The workshop will continue Saturday morning, July 30th, with presentations on silvopasture establishment and management. Saturday afternoon will feature visits to two farms practicing silvopasture.

Participants can camp overnight at a farm or stay in a nearby hotel. Participants are also welcome to just come for the Saturday portion of the workshop.

Details about registration, lodging options and speakers are coming in June. We expect the registration cost will be below $50, with support provided by North Central SARE and possibly other sponsors.

Questions? Contact Diomy Zamora at 612-626-9272 or zamor015@umn.edu or Diane Mayerfeld at dbmayerfeld@wisc.edu or 608-262-8188.