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

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

Team Leaders Sought for Local and Regional Food Distribution Projects

Posted January 2011

This April 19-21, more than 200 entrepreneurs, food industry professionals, non-profit leaders, researchers and policymakers will convene in Detroit to build strategies for more just and efficient local and regional food distribution.

Entrepreneurs, researchers and others active in local food system work are invited to propose local food distribution projects and/or research topics that will be further developed and examined over the course of the conference. We are soliciting applications from individuals and organizations to lead teams. Please consider submitting your new or existing project or issue idea by February 4, 2011.

To apply, decide whether you would like to lead an issue-based team or a project-based team and submit an application to Jess Daniel: by February 4, 2011. Additional questions may be directed to Jess: 714-388-4489.