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 Forum on Rural and Urban Agriculture

Date: Nov 11 2011 10:00 pm

Location: [unknown]

Posted October 2011

Friday, November 11: 5:00pm-9:00pm, Tripp Commons, UW-Madison Memorial Union
Keynote speaker: John Ikerd

Saturday, November 12: 8:00am-4:30pm, UW-Madison Pyle Center
Keynote speakers: Kat Becker and Tony Schultz

A coalition of forward-thinking farmers, economists, environmentalists, health professionals, sportsmen, rural citizens and others concerned with the quality and safety of food, water and air, will come together at the first annual Wisconsin Forum on Rural and Urban Agriculture . The goal of the forum is to unite participants around shared goals through information, participation and action.Former CIAS Citizens Advisory Council members Bob Wills and Valerie Dantoin Adamski will lead breakout sessions, and current Council members Kat Becker and Tony Schultz will deliver a keynote presentation.

For more information and online registration, click here. Registration deadline: October 24.