EVENTS

FH King Summer Solstice Bonfire

Date: June 21, 2018, 6-9:30pm
Location: Picnic Point
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Small Grains, Modest Gains Field Day

Date: July 12, 2018, 8:30am-3pm
Location: Hughes Farms, Janesville, WI
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Keeping Water in our Soil: Uplands Watershed Group Farm Tour and Farmer-Fisherman Lunch

Date: July 27, 2018, 9:20am
Location: Spring Green, WI
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SUCCESS STORIES

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



FH King Summer Solstice Bonfire

Date: June 21, 2018, 6-9:30pm

Location: Picnic Point

Join the F.H. King community for an evening for fun, fire, food and friends! Feel free to bring any potluck item you want to share, any veggies you want to roast, and if you have a musical instrument, bring it along! We will eat, sing, and have fun on the longest day of the year! […] more

Small Grains, Modest Gains Field Day

Date: July 12, 2018, 8:30am-3pm

Location: Hughes Farms, Janesville, WI

Farmers and others will learn about why growing small grains as part of an extended crop rotation benefits the other cash crops in both conventional and organic cropping systems. Learn how cover crops can be green manures, control weeds, reduce soil erosion and improve water quality. Speakers include: Erin Silva – Dept. of Plant Pathology […] more

Keeping Water in our Soil: Uplands Watershed Group Farm Tour and Farmer-Fisherman Lunch

Date: July 27, 2018, 9:20am

Location: Spring Green, WI

9:20am: Stapleton Grain and Hay Farm, 5952 County Road Z, Spring Green, WI 10:45am: Cates Grass-fed Beef Farm, 5992 County Road T, Spring Green, WI Farm tours will be followed by lunch at the Cates Farm, compliments of the Uplands Watershed Group Come discuss practices that are useful for your farm and help water infiltrate […] more
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