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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


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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Wisconsin Grazing Activities Resource List

Posted April 2013

The Wisconsin Grazing Activities Resource List contains information on current managed grazing and pasture-related organizations, contacts and research initiatives. This document is meant to be used within the University of Wisconsin System as a way to improve statewide research efforts by focusing on gaps of knowledge and research on grazing in Wisconsin. Additionally, this publication may be useful to individuals active in the managed grazing community.

Wisconsin Grazing Activities Resource List (PDF)