Field Day and Seafood Lunch: Can Conservation Pay?

Date: October 24, 2018, 9:45am
Location: Dolan Farms, Dodgeville, WI

First Annual Wisconsin Chili Lunch

Date: November 15, 2018
Location: Statewide

6th Annual Perennial Farm Gathering

Date: December 7-8, 2018
Location: Lussier Family Heritage Center, 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

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Posted November 2011

The upcoming Wisconsin Idea Symposium will highlight campus-community partnerships and engage students, faculty and staff in a discussion of the values and purpose of the Wisconsin Idea. Our Eco-Fruit Project will be one of over 40 projects featured in the poster presentations at this event, which will be held on Friday, November 11 from 8am-12:30pm at Union South. Eco-Fruit helps fruit growers implement IPM on their farms, and reduce their pesticide use, by providing them with IPM coaching, tools, data and networking opportunities. Learn more about Eco-Fruit here. We hope to see you at the symposium!