Soil

EVENTS

Permaculture Open Space Weekend

Date: July 29-30, 2017
Location: Elsewhere Farm, Herbster, WI
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Farm and Sea Conservation Dinner: Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Date: August 25, 2017, 6-8pm
Location: Michael Fields, East Troy, 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


DIRECTOR'S BLOG

UW-Madison Highlights Partnership with Stoney Acres Farm

Kat Becker and Tony Schultz, who own and operate Stoney Acres Farm in Marathon County, are featured in a UW-Madison campaign to show how partnerships with citizens and businesses are furthering the Wisconsin Idea in each of the state's 72 counties. more

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Whole-Farm Modeled Phosphorus Loss Low on Grazing Dairy Farms (Research Brief #94)

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

Cover Crops on the Intensive Market Farm

Managed Grazing Education and Research in Wisconsin

Grass Clippings: May 2007

Grass Clippings: February 2007

Wisconsin Soil Health Scorecard

Building Soil Organic Matter with Organic Amendments

The Art and Science of Composting

Composted manures offer yield and disease resistance benefits (Research Brief #45)

Outwintering dairy cattle: the fate of manure components (Research Brief #35)

Outwintering dairy cattle: manure management issues (Research Brief #28)

Outwintering dairy cattle: animal health issues (Research Brief #27)

Manure management research from an integrated perspective (Research Brief #24)

Windbreaks: trees as technology for protecting Wisconsin’s topsoil (Research Brief #22)

Windrow composting systems can be feasable, cost effective (Research Brief #20)

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

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