EVENTS

Lancaster Kernza and Silvopasture Field Day

Date: October 5, 2018, 9:45am-1pm
Location: Lancaster Agricultural Research Station
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Great Lakes Apple Crunch

Date: October 11, 2018
Location: WI, MN, IL, IN, MI, OH
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6th Annual Agroecology Barn Dance

Date: October 13, 2018, 6-10:30pm
Location: Cates Farm, 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



Food Studies Network Annual Research Forum

Date: February 16, 2018, 9am-noon

Location: 126 Memorial Library, UW-Madison

Posted February 2018

The Food Studies Network Annual Research Forum is an interdisciplinary program showcasing humanists, scientists, and social scientists who study food across the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus.

With:

Andrew Ruis
Wisconsin Center for Education Research

Cherene Sherrard-Johnson
English

Mali Skotheim
Institute for Research in the Humanities

Michelle Miller
Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

F. Mira Green
Institute for Research in the Humanities

Nan Enstad
History

Steph Tai
Law School

Valentin Picasso
Agronomy

This event is sponsored by the Food Studies Network, a Borghesi Mellon Workshop of the Center for the Humanities.