Soil

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



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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