September 12, 2017
Please give your input and share the link with all who may be interested. The 2014 Farm Bill greatly increased access to crop insurance for diversified, organic, and specialty crop growers, but so far... Read more
June 16, 2017
The Michael Fields Agricultural Institute (MFAI) has long been concerned about soil and water conservation and environmental sustainability. In recent years, an increasing number of landowners have ap... Read more
April 12, 2017
The Institute’s Policy Director, Margaret Krome, says she never ate so much delicious seafood in her life. With eleven others – farmers, cameramen, and reporters – Krome traveled to the bayous o... Read more
The Institute will be holding a cover crop field day on Thursday, September 8th, 1 to 4 pm, beginning at our research farm, W2857 County ES, East Troy. The field day will feature our latest research work in both organic and conventional systems with topics including Sunn hemp cultural trials, no-till cover crop sequences, economics of interseeding red clover in wheat and management of oilseed radish biomass for pest suppression.
The field day is free and open to the public. We request advance registration by phone, (262) 642- 3303 by September 7 to assist with material preparation. For more information please contact Jim Stute, email@example.com or (262) 642-3303 x 112