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

Women, Food and Ag Network Annual Conference

Date: November 2-4, 2017

Location: Sheraton Hotel, Madison, WI

Posted October 2017

Join more than 200 women from all areas of sustainable agriculture for two-and-a-half days of education and networking at WFAN 2017. The conference includes field tours, on-site intensives, workshops, keynotes, special 20th anniversary presentations, and a locally sourced lunch. All are welcome.

Workshops include topics ranging from production and marketing to conservation, leadership development and policy issues. LaDonna Redmond, Midwest-based food justice activist, will deliver the keynote speech. Learn more about LaDonna and reserve your room at the conference rate here: