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

Wisconsin Idea Symposium

Date: Nov 11 2011 8:00 am

Location: [unknown]

Posted November 2011

UW-Madison Campus, Union South, Varsity Hall 2 and 3

The 2011 Wisconsin Idea Symposium is designed to engage staff, faculty and students in considering the values and purpose of the Wisconsin Idea. Symposium presentations and discussions are designed to provoke new understandings of the Wisconsin Idea that can influence both individual and institutional approaches to outreach and community engagement.

Interim Chancellor David Ward, political science professor Katherine Cramer Walsh and the University of Minnesota’s David Weerts will share research and insights on the emergence and contemporary practice of the Wisconsin Idea, current challenges and future possibilities.

The poster session will include information on the CIAS Eco-Fruit Project.

More information and online registration