Farm to Fork

EVENTS

2017 Wisconsin Hazelnut Field Day

Date: August 17, 2017, 10am-12:30pm
Location: Spooner Ag Research Station
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OGrain Field Day: Adding Organic to Large-Scale Farms

Date: August 24, 2017, 9am-3pm
Location: Wallendal Farms, Grand Marsh, WI
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UW Organic Vegetable Variety Trials Field Day

Date: August 24, 2017, 2-5:30pm
Location: West Madison Ag Research Station
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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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Using Values-Based Food Supply Chain Case Studies in University Classes

Posted September 2013

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This instructor guide provides resources for using the Values-Based Food Supply Chain Case Studies in three types of university courses: agricultural and food marketing, cooperatives, and food systems. The richness of the cases enables instructors to escape the disciplinary confines of their courses and selectively introduce concepts and issues from other courses. The case studies in this series and the teaching materials presented here can also be of great value in other university courses that touch on issues related to food marketing systems and sustainable agriculture and in extension education activities directed toward policy makers, farmers and other values-based food supply chain participants.

Using Values-Based Food Supply Chain Case Studies in University Classes (PDF)