EVENTS

UW Organic Agriculture Research Field Day

Date: August 29, 2019, 10am-3pm
Location: Arlington Agricultural Research Station
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5th Annual Farm to Flavor Event

Date: September 12, 2019, 6:30-9:00pm
Location: Discovery Building, UW-Madison
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Grant Programs and Financial Options for Farmers and Food Entrepreneurs: Marshfield

Date: September 17, 2019
Location: Marshfield Ag Research Station
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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


MARKET FARM MADNESS

Announcing the 2019 Market Farm Madness Champion!

Hoophouse is your 2019 Market Farm Madness champion! They withstood high winds, late snow storms and controversy over cost share payments to win the tournament. more

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UW Organic Agriculture Research Field Day

Date: August 29, 2019, 10am-3pm

Location: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

N695 Hopkins Road, Arlington, WI This field day will highlight organic research conducted at UW–Madison, including optimizing equipment and production practices for organic no-till production; interseeding cover crops into corn, soybeans and cereal grains; the impact of organic management on soil microbial communities; and weed management for organic hemp production for grain. A free lunch […] more

5th Annual Farm to Flavor Event

Date: September 12, 2019, 6:30-9:00pm

Location: Discovery Building, UW-Madison

Every meal begins with a seed, and every agricultural seed carries a ten-thousand-year legacy of co-evolution between people and plants. Plant breeders dedicate their careers to deepening this relationship, creating crops that are more delicious, resilient and adapted to local farms. Join the Seed to Kitchen Collaborative for an unconventional tasting event celebrating biodiversity in […] more

Grant Programs and Financial Options for Farmers and Food Entrepreneurs: Marshfield

Date: September 17, 2019

Location: Marshfield Ag Research Station

Are you looking for ways to develop your innovative agricultural business? Can farmers improve profit by capturing more from the consumer? Is expanding the farm the only opportunity to increase farm income to bring in family members? Join us for a workshop designed to help you identify whether grants or other financial options might be […] more

Grant Programs and Financial Options for Farmers and Food Entrepreneurs: Iowa County

Date: September 26, 2019

Location: Iowa County Health and Human Services Building, Dodgeville, WI

Are you looking for ways to develop your innovative agricultural business? Can farmers improve profit by capturing more from the consumer? Is expanding the farm the only opportunity to increase farm income to bring in family members? Join us for a workshop designed to help you identify whether grants or other financial options might be […] more
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