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 Science Festival

Date: October 16, 2014 9am-2pm

Location: Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery

Posted October 2014

CIAS will be at the Wisconsin Science Festival on Thursday, Oct. 16 with our “Cows Turn Grass Into Milk” exhibit. Stop by our booth and learn how managed grazing is good for cows, soil, water and farmers; discover the unique qualities of grassfed cheese (and try some!); and make a Grazing Fun Facts Fortune Teller.

The Wisconsin Science Festival runs October 16-19. Visit the festival website for a complete listing of events and presentations.