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Location: Spring Green, WI

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Wisconsin farmers: what to eat (Agroecology lecture series)

Date: Oct 1 2009 4:00 pm

Location: [unknown]

Posted September 2009

Room 2103, Chamberlain Hall

UW-Madison Agroecology Fall Lecture Series presents:

  • Bill Bruins, President of the Wisconsin Farm Bureau and dairy farmer near Waupun
  • Richard Cates, Member of DATCP Ag Board and pasture-based beef farmer near Spring Green
  • Louise Hemstead, Chief Operating Officer of Organic Valley Coop and an organic dairy farmer near La Farge
  • Tom Lochner, Executive Director, Wisconsin State Cranberry Growers Association

Introduction by John Shutske, Associate Dean, Cooperative Extension, CALS
Reception to follow