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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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Turning Grain into Dough: Farm Financial Management for Organic Grain and Crop Rotation

Organic Agriculture in Wisconsin: 2017 Status Report

Agriculture, transportation and climate change: Considering the future of agricultural freight transport in the Upper Mississippi River Valley

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

Organic Agriculture in Wisconsin: 2015 Status Report

Organic Agriculture in Wisconsin: 2014 UW-Madison Research Report

Values-Based Food Supply Chain Case Study: Shepherd’s Grain

Cover Crops Case Studies: Gary Sommers Farm

Do farming practices affect corn and soybean quality traits? (Research Brief #70)

Diversity pays off on cash grain farms (Research Brief #44)

Cropping systems trial provides unique analysis (Research Brief #43)

Pesticide options in field crops: helping farmers with FQPA (Research Brief #42)

Long-term study evaluates impacts of six Wisonsin cropping systems (Research Brief #11)

Preplant soil nitrate test saves money, protects groundwater (Research Brief #2)

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