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Great Lakes Response – COVID-19 Farmer Resilience Initiative

Family farmers in the Great Lakes region impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can now access much-needed relief. Farm Aid, in partnership with Great Lakes area organizations, is awarding $500 emergenc... Read more

COVID-19 Resources for Farmers and Consumers

Hello Michael Fields Community, We’re hoping that you and your family are doing well during this increasingly tough time. The COVID-19 pandemic is touching nearly every part of our live... Read more

MFAI main office closed to the public at this time.

During the current COVID-19 public health crisis the Michael Fields Agriculture Institutes main office will be closed to the public. We will respond to your phone calls, e-mails, texts and electron... Read more

Urgent, Simple Action for Farmers to Stop Climate Change

Farmers across the Midwest went to the mat with climate change this year, from a cold and wet spring that slowed or prevented planting, to severe storms that damaged fields and roads, to a soggy fall ... Read more

Conservation Roadtrip

The Uplands Virtual Conservation Roadtrip is a collaborative project between Michael Fields Agricultural Institute and farmers in the Iowa Co... Read more

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

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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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Upcoming events

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  • 11:30 am-6:00 pm
    12-02-2018
    W2493 County Rd ES, East Troy, WI 53120, USA

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

    GOOD EARTH HOLIDAZZLE!

    Sunday, December 2, 2018
    11:30 AM

    A Benefit for the Good Earth Church of the Divine (Interfaith)
    in the Big Brown Barn at Michael Fields Agricultural Institute (W2493 County Road ES, East Troy, WI 53120)

    CHRISTMAS BRUNCH & HOME-MADE DESSERTS ~ PRIZE DRAWINGS ~ SILENT AND LIVE AUCTIONS!
    SHOP FOR UNIQUE GIFTS FROM THE EARTH, FOR THE EARTH, ABOUT THE EARTH! Charge cards welcomed.

    ♫ ♫ ♫ Let Heaven & Nature Sing ♫ ♫ ♫
    Presentation of 7th Annual Good Earth Award to Climbing Tree Child Care

    DONATION: $20 Adults; Children 10 or under FREE
    Reservations & Tickets at (262) 684-5193

    Click here for printable poster.

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  • 9:00 am-12:00 pm
    12-04-2018
    W2493 County Rd ES, East Troy, WI 53120, USA

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

    This event is SOLD OUT. No more seats are available. Registration is closed.

    To be notified of future events sign-up for The Fields Report, MFAI’s monthly e-newsletter.

     

    Michael Fields Agricultural Institute and Turtle Creek Gardens invite you to join the conversation.

    Purchasing seed/clones – Grain Hemp or High CBD Oil Hemp
    Planting and growing: lessons learned
    Harvesting & Storage: lessons learned
    Panel of Local Growers & DATCP
    2019 Hemp Production: working together

    In the Big Brown Barn
    at Michael Fields Agricultural Institute
    W2493 County Rd ES
    East Troy, WI 53120

     

    Questions please contact Molly mroamer@michaelfields.org
    or 262-642-3303 ext 124

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  • 6:30 pm-8:00 pm
    12-22-2018
    W2493 County Road ES, East Troy WI 53120

    W2493 County Road ES, East Troy WI 53120

    You are warmly invited to the opening reception of “Creatures of Winter—Sacred Season”.

    SATURDAY, December 22 ~ 6:30 to 8 p.m.

    An animation sketch exhibition featuring Mukwonago Artist, Bill Barder.
    Refreshments will be served & “Winter” music by Vivaldi for the opening reception in the Big Brown Barn at Michael Fields Agricultural Institute (W2493 County Road ES, East Troy, Wisconsin 53120).

    Admission is free! Exhibition runs through March 17, 2019
    This wonderful exhibit is open to the public weekdays from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. and on weekends by appointment only.
    Call 262-684-5193 for more information.

    The Winter exhibit is hosted by The Good Earth Church of the Divine in collaboration with Michael Fields Agricultural Institute.
    Click here for printable poster – BARDER WINTER ART EXHIBIT

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