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

West Wisconsin Spring Grazing Conference

Date: Saturday, March 21, 2015

Location: Grand Occasions Ballroom, Osseo, WI

Posted March 2015

The River Country Grazing Network’s spring grazing conference includes a fantastic lineup of speakers:

  • Mark Kopecky – Soils Agronomist
  • Laura Paine – Grazing Broker
  • Joe Tomandl III – Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship Director

Plus, the event will feature a farmer panel:

  • Haly and Joe Schultz – Homestead Heifers: custom heifer grazing operation
  • Richard Cates – Cates Family Farm: the odyssey of the Cates Family Farm direct-market grass-fed beef business
  • Joe Tomandl III – dairy farm duplication versus expansion
  • Chris Trosen – Grazing Public Lands in Polk and St. Croix counties: a public-private partnership

Registration Brochure & Registration Form
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Questions? Contact Mary C Anderson, Program Director at OR (715) 579-2206.