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

The Evolution of the Social Justice Mission of the Farley Center

Date: Mar 22 2013 2:30 pm

Location: [unknown]

Posted March 2013

Microbial Sciences 1420

Gene Farley of the Linda and Gene Farley Center for Peace, Justice and Sustainability will speak about the inspiration for the center and its evolution since its establishment. Located on 43 acres outside of Verona, the mission of the center is to promote socially progressive change, community partnership, sustainability and ecological justice through educational programs and community activities. This presentation is part of the Agroecology Seminar Series.