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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


MARKET FARM MADNESS

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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Indigenous Food Sovereignty in Wisconsin

Posted October 2020

CIAS Citizens Advisory Council (CAC) member Dan Cornelius gave a presentation titled “Indigenous Food Sovereignty in Wisconsin” at the group’s August 24, 2020 meeting. Dan Cornelius is a member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin and works for the Intertribal Agriculture Council and the UW-Madison Great Lakes Indigenous Law Center. His presentation covered the history and future potential of indigenous food systems and cultures in the Upper Midwest. The presentation may be viewed at https://youtu.be/WJq4bBpU2sg.