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Industrial Hemp Production Field Day

Friday, September 6th, 2019, 8:30 am - 1:00 pm, $20 This event will focus on growth comparisons of 10 -15 different high CBD o... Read more

CBD Hemp Field Day

Friday, September 13, 2019, 1-5 pm This CBD hemp field day, organized by West Star Organics, Circadian Organics, UW-Madison Horticulture and Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, ... Read more

Successfully Applying to Grant Programs Workshop

Michael Fields and our partners announce two dates scheduled for day-long grantwriting workshops in September - September 17 in Marshfield and September 26 in Dodgeville... Read more

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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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

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  • 5:00 pm-7:00 pm
    06-21-2016

    Instructor John Hendrickson from UW-CIAS (Center for Integrated Agricultural Studies)
    This class covers marketing from what will be sold, strategies for pricing, and how items will be sold and distributed to the end user. We’ll brainstorm distribution channels and how to ensure your products are a “value” to your customers $15/class
    Register for this class here

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  • 2:00 pm-4:00 pm
    06-26-2016

    Tour the gardens, enjoy a sip of wine and a taste of organic, locally grown appetizers prepared by Farm to Table Chef Krista!

    Featuring Wisconsin Author Marnie Mamminga- Five generations of Marnie Mamminga’s family have been rejuvenated by times together in Wisconsin’s Northwoods— her inspiration for Return to Wake Robin, One Cabin in the Heyday of Northwoods Resorts – in it she “preserves the spirit and cultural heritage of a vanishing era.  In addition, she has written for the “Chicago Tribune”, “Reader’s Digest”, the “Christian Science Monitor”, “Lake Superior Magazine”, and “Chicken Soup for the Soul”.

    Wisconsin Public Radio’s CHAPTER A DAY BOOK 2015!

    $35/guest ($40 at the door)

    Reserve your seat(s) online here

    Chef Krista Roslof … artist meets chef … she blends beautiful, creative presentation, and style, with her core philosophy of working, local, seasonal, and organic.

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