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



Summer Lectures Precede Smithsonian Exhibit in Reedsburg

Posted September 2010

This summer, CIAS and the Wormfarm Institute sponsored four lectures in Reedsburg on food and farming. These lectures, which were part of the Driftless Region Food and Farm Project, were the prelude to a Smithsonian Institute traveling exhibit that will be at the Woolen Mill Gallery in Reedsburg from October 22 to December 3, 2010. Entitled “Key Ingredients: America by Food,” this exhibit examines the wealth of history and culture that shapes our dining habits and taste preferences. For exhibit details, visit the Wormfarm Institute’s website.