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



University of Wisconsin Organic Farming Field Day

Date: Aug 26 2009 9:30 am

Location: [unknown]

Posted June 2009

This event will be held at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station. Topics will include: Organic no-till soybean and corn production, sweet corn variety trials, corn rootworm management, fertility management in sweet corn, potatoes and green beans, and the influence of fertility management on insect feeding in corn, soybeans and alfalfa. In addition, a full organic livestock management track will cover organic herd health, management intensive grazing and pasture management. The event is free of charge, with a noon lunch available for $10. Pre-registration is not required but is much appreciated by contacting Erin Silva at emsilva@wisc.edu or by calling (608) 890-1503. For additional information, call or email Erin Silva.
Time: 9:30-3:00.