EVENTS

“City of the Good” Book Launch Party

Date: April 20, 2018, 4pm
Location: Community and Environmental Sociology Library, Ag Hall
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Hard Cider Apple Grafting Workshop

Date: Saturday, April 21, 1-4pm
Location: DC Smith Greenhouse, UW-Madison
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Agroecoprospect: The Challenge of Integrating Values, Food and Farming

Date: June 13-16, 2018
Location: UW-Madison campus
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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



Wisconsin Farmers Union State Convention

Date: January 23-25, 2015

Location: The Plaza, Eau Claire, WI

Posted January 2015

The 84th annual Wisconsin Farmers Union State Convention will build upon the WFU motto of being “United to Grow Family Agriculture,” with morning topics touching on rural schools, broadband access and high-capacity wells.

The keynote speakers this year are National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson and Frances Thicke, well-known “agtivist,” author and Iowa dairy farmer. A Saturday afternoon panel, including stakeholders from both sides of the issue, will address GMO labeling and other emerging ag technologies.

For more information, visit the Wisconsin Farmers Union website.