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Beekeeping for Beginners Workshop

Saturday, March 10, 2018, 9:00 am - Noon, $40 ... Read more

Agenda Announced- 2018 Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference

The fifth annual Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference “Investing in Your Farm’s Future” will be held February 27th at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center, Stevens Point. Barry Fisher, Central Re... Read more

Seed Swap

Saturday, March 3, 2018, 9 am - Noon Bring your extra seeds. Bring your friends. No seeds to share? No problem! We have a plenty of native flowers seeds, s... Read more

We invite you to a Reception Premiering the WI Foodie Show “The Louisiana Connection”

Special Event Thursday, February 8th, 6:30 pm - Join us for an edifying and gratifying evening for the soul and taste buds! "The Louisiana Connection" -... Read more

Wisconsin Cover Crop and Soil Health Research Webinar Series

This FREE webinar series will highlight the latest Wisconsin research on cover crops and soil health. The series will be 6 weeks long, every Wednesday from 12pm-1pm (except for the week of February 7 ... Read more

“Crop Insurance – Coming up!”

Crop Insurance for Diversified Farms - Whole Farm Revenue Protection Deadline for signups in Wisconsin and much of the Midwest is March 15, 2018. Southern states have earlier deadl... Read more

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute Following Hemp Legalization

Governor Walker signed a bill last week legalizing hemp production in Wisconsin. Gazette writer, Jim Dayton, talked with Michael Fields Ag Institute's Researcher Allison Pratt-Szeliga about what le... Read more

Conservation Planning and Sustainability Consulting Services Available

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

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  • 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    02-08-2018
    W2493 County Rd ES, East Troy, WI 53120, USA

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

    Special Event – Join us for an edifying and gratifying evening for the soul and taste buds!
    “The Louisiana Connection” – In this episode of Wisconsin Foodie they travel the Mississippi to examine the effects of farming runoff on fisheries in the Bayou. Margaret Krome of the Michael Fields Institute has been rallying Wisconsin farmers to rethink farming practices to be more conscious of runoff. The goal is to bring the fisherman of Louisiana together with Wisconsin farmers over food, bringing fresh farmed foods of the north and wild caught foods of the south together for an epic feast.

    Meet and talk with WI Foodie Producer Arthur Ircink, and Mississippi Connection Project Leader Margaret Krome!

    Enjoy Louisiana shrimp and Strauss grass-fed beef hors d’oeuvres,  Organic Wines, Local Beer, and Samplings of Mead from The Hive Taproom and have a special seat to the Screening of this important WI Foodie Episode!

    Reception & Screening 6:30 pm – 8 pm, $25/guest
    RSVP now! Limited Seating Available!
    BUY TICKETS NOW
    Ticket sales end Feb 4th.

    Watch a Sneak Peek of “The Louisiana Connection” on YouTube

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