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Fostering Sustainable Agriculture through Research, Education and Policy since 1984

Cover Crop Options for Prevented Plant Acres

Conversations with farmers, crop consultants and crop insurance providers lead us to the conclusion that prevented plant will be claimed on significant acreage in 2019, especially since the full cover... Read more

From Grain to Plate Field Day

You are invited to Southwest Wisconsin for a rich exploration of why small grains like wheat, barley, oats and rye matter.  Join us on Meadowlark Farm, Ridgeway, WI on Sunday, June 30, from 10:30 to ... Read more

Farm Aid Grantees Help Others Grow

This past week, our efforts to support local farmers by reaching out to Michael Fields Agricultural Institute for grant assistance was recognized nationally through Farm Aid. Farm Aid’s mission i... Read more

Hemp Brunch this fall – Reserve your seats now!

Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 11:00 am Chef Tyler Sailsbery, of the Black Sheep, is creating a delectable hemp-inspired bruncheon, including ... Read more

Join the Hemp Information Exchange Network

We created the Hemp Information Exchange to be a valuable resource for you and your industrial hemp endeavors. The exchange is where you can ask your production/harvest/storage/processing questions, g... Read more

Introducing the New Uplands Watershed Group Website

Interested in learning more about the incredible work being done by the members of the Iowa County Uplands Watershed Group? Visit our new website at ww... Read more

GULFS Summer Programming

This Summer, our GULFS Program partnered with the Mellowhood Foundation through a joint grant through the city of Madison to pilot three new lessons with their youth to help them start their own hot p... Read more

Cover crops, CO2 and carbon credits?

Cover crops are grown for several of their benefits, ranging from protecting and enhancing soil to pest suppression. What about using them to sequester atmospheric carbon to counter climate change, wh... Read more

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  • 2:00 pm-3:00 pm
    06-04-2017

    Climate Change Talk with Bob Lindmeier the Chief Meteorologist at WKOW-TV for 37 years. Bob uses his many years of experience as an atmospheric scientist who has been following climate change research to offer education on how humans are causing climate change, the impact of climate change locally, nationally, and globally, and what you can do to be part of the solution.

    Talk will be followed with Q&A!     Join us for a tour of the MFAI grounds at 3!

    The event is FREE, please register online by clicking HERE for our planning purposes.

    Questions or to register offline contact:
    Molly at MFAI: by email, or 262-642-3303 ext 124 or Kristi at CCL: by  email , or 414-414-630-7352

    Hosted by MFAI and Citizens Climate Lobby

     

     

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  • 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    06-07-2017

    Yoga with Shelly

    Wednesdays

    Pricing
    $10 Drop in
    $40 for 5 classes

    HappenStance Yoga
    Shelly is a 200 hour certified yoga instructor from the Alignment Yoga program. A farmer and educatory by day, she admires nature and is excited to share her love of yoga with the community.

    Discover that ANY body can practice yoga! Increase strength with flexibility while quieting the mind.

    Classes are intended for beginning and intermediate students.

    Questions: happenstanceyoga@gmail.com

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  • 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    06-14-2017

    Yoga with Shelly

    Wednesdays

    Pricing
    $10 Drop in
    $40 for 5 classes

    HappenStance Yoga
    Shelly is a 200 hour certified yoga instructor from the Alignment Yoga program. A farmer and educatory by day, she admires nature and is excited to share her love of yoga with the community.

    Discover that ANY body can practice yoga! Increase strength with flexibility while quieting the mind.

    Classes are intended for beginning and intermediate students.

    Questions: happenstanceyoga@gmail.com

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  • 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
    06-21-2017

    Yoga with Shelly

    Wednesdays

    Pricing
    $10 Drop in
    $40 for 5 classes

    HappenStance Yoga
    Shelly is a 200 hour certified yoga instructor from the Alignment Yoga program. A farmer and educatory by day, she admires nature and is excited to share her love of yoga with the community.

    Discover that ANY body can practice yoga! Increase strength with flexibility while quieting the mind.

    Classes are intended for beginning and intermediate students.

    Questions: happenstanceyoga@gmail.com

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  • 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    06-24-2017
    W2493 County Rd ES, East Troy, WI 53120, USA

    W2493 County Rd ES, East Troy, WI 53120, USA

    Saturday, June 24, 2017, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

    An opening art reception will be held at Michael Fields Agricultural Institute in the “Big Brown Barn” (W2493 County Road ES, East Troy WI 53120) featuring Artist, Thomas Buchs and his beautiful paintings.

    The opening reception and exhibition are FREE and hosted by The Good Earth Church of the Divine in collaboration with Michael Fields Agricultural Institute. Refreshments will be served during the reception with the accompaniment of music by Vivaldi.

    Call 262-684-5193 for more information.

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  • 10:00 am-12:00 pm
    06-25-2017
    W2493 County Rd ES, East Troy, WI 53120, USA

    W2493 County Rd ES, East Troy, WI 53120, USA

    Sunday, 6/25, @ 10 a.m. in the “Big Brown Barn” at Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

    (W2493 County Road ES, East Troy WI 53120)

    Please join friends of the Good Earth Church of the Divine as the debut of the new short-documentary “Beauty in the Unexpected” is presented by Global Heart Journeys & Chicago Columbia College filmmaker, Eric Koppen. Extraordinary footage has been captured of women and children being unexpexted guides and teaching to see beauty no matter what in remote, indigenous places of Kenya.

    For more information contact:

    312-339-9037.

    Linda@GlobalHeartJourneys.net

    www.globalheartjourneys.net

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