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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


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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Potential carbon sequestration and forage gains with management-intensive rotational grazing (Research Brief #95)

The Wisconsin Integrated Cropping Systems Trial: Long-Term Research for Resilient Agriculture

Reducing Hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico

Productivity and Nitrogen Retention Tradeoffs in Bioenergy Grasslands (Research Brief #93)

Above- and below-ground grass growth responds to grazing management (Research Brief 91)

Growing Wisconsin’s Grazing Future: Results of the Blue Sky Greener Pastures Consultation Process

Wisconsin Grazing Initiative 2012 Report

Finding a cost effective, persistent legume for Wisconsin pastures (Research Brief #85)

Fall grazing management affects burdock populations in pastures (Research Brief #84)

Grass Clippings: February 2009

Tradeoffs in ecosystem services using warm-season grasses in managed pastures (Research Brief #78)

Forage Fescues in the Northern USA

Does pasture-finished beef make the grade? (Research Brief #77)

Tall fescue and Kura clover for dairy and beef stockers (Research Brief #76)

Grass Clippings: August 2008

Grass Clippings: April 2008

Grass Clippings: August 2007

Managed Grazing Education and Research in Wisconsin

Grass Clippings: May 2007

Grass Clippings: February 2007

Grass Clippings: November 2006

Grass Clippings: August 2006

Holstein steers show good gains on kura clover (Research Brief #59)

Low-input forage rotation: similar returns, reduced costs (Research Brief #53)

Switchgrass production for biomass (Research Brief #51)

Annual ryegrass trial shows limits, promise (Research Brief #47)

Project evaluates forage production and potential in northern Wisconsin (Research Brief #15)

Low-cost forage storage system saves time, labor (Research Brief #8)

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