Field Day and Seafood Lunch: Can Conservation Pay?

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

First Annual Wisconsin Chili Lunch

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Location: Statewide

6th Annual Perennial Farm Gathering

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Location: Lussier Family Heritage Center, Madison

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CIAS Mini-Grants Support Graduate Student Research in Sustainable Agriculture

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Wisconsin Science Festival

Date: Sep 26 2013 8:00 am

Location: [unknown]

Posted September 2013

Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery

CIAS will be at the Wisconsin Science Festival on Thursday, Sept. 26 with our Exploration Station: Cows Turn Grass Into Milk. Come on out and see if you can guess which of our cheese samples comes from grassfed cows. Play with a miniature grazing dairy farm, make a Fun Grazing Facts Fortune Teller, and learn how grass-based dairy farms are managed.

The Wisconsin Science Fesitval is a four-day science extravaganza, with locations across the state. For more information, visit the Festival website.