Field Day and Seafood Lunch: Can Conservation Pay?

Date: October 24, 2018, 9:45am
Location: Dolan Farms, Dodgeville, WI

First Annual Wisconsin Chili Lunch

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Location: Statewide

6th Annual Perennial Farm Gathering

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Location: Lussier Family Heritage Center, Madison

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CIAS Mini-Grants Support Graduate Student Research in Sustainable Agriculture

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West Central Wisconsin Spring Grazing Conference

Date: Mar 1 2013 9:00 am

Location: [unknown]

Posted February 2013

Metropolis Resort, Eau Claire, WI

Focus: Health & the Environment

Keynote Speaker(s): Dr. Debra Pearson, UW Green Bay (Nutrient Quality of Food Affected by
Agricultural Practices) & Dave Vetrano, Consultant / Trout Unlimited DARE (Grazing in the Driftless Area Landscape)

Lunch Time Address: Dave Johnson – Shepherd Valley Sheep Farm (Grassworks President)

Farmer Panel: Paul Onan – Onan Dairy Farm (GLCI Board Member), Loren Smeester – Silver Bison Ranch, Lynette Nadeau – Goat Peak Ranch (Grazing Private & Public Lands) & Chris Trosen – US Fish & Wildlife Service (Grazing Public Lands)

Tradeshow: All day

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