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Farm Aid Concert at Alpine Valley, Sept 21, 2019!

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We need an all-hands-on-deck effort to support farmers in crisis

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Hemp is on the menu – reserve your seats!

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

A Practical State Program That Would Support Soil Health

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute researchers have long conducted research on farming practices that build healthy, biologically active soils, and our policy team has supported policies that creat... Read more

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

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

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  • 8:45 am-1:00 pm
    09-06-2019
    N8030 Townline Rd, East Troy, WI

    N8030 Townline Rd, East Troy, WI

    Save the date!

    The tour will start at Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, full AGENDA and REGISTRATION coming soon.

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  • 11:00 am-1:00 pm
    09-14-2019

    MFAI Invites You to Brunch – featuring US grown Hemp
    Saturday, September 14, 2019 at 11:00 am

    Chef Tyler Sailsbery, of the Black Sheep, is creating a delectable hemp-inspired bruncheon, including Hemp Mead from The Hive Taproom and Rushing Waters Hemp Smoked Trout!

    Brunch is in The Beautiful Big Brown Barn at Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, and will be followed by a walk and talk in the HEMP field at the Institute.

    We look forward to sharing this edifying experience with you!

    $50/guest Reserve your seats online here

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