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



Specialty Pork: Growing Flavor, Growing Markets

Date: Aug 21 2012 9:30 am

Location: [unknown]

Posted July 2012

Rooted Spoon Kitchen Table, 219 S. Main Street, Viroqua, WI 54665
Registration fee: $30 ($45 for a pair registering together)

The Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS) is hosting a one-day forum for farmers, processors, restaurants, and vendors to come together and discuss the state of pork in our region. We will hear from panelists who will share their expertise and experiences, and we will leave plenty of time to discuss what we need from each other and from consumers to establish a regional identity and grow demand for local pork. Lunch, coffee, and snacks will be provided.

More information and registration here.