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Action Alert

Tell USDA to Finalize the 2015 Origin of Livestock Rule to Close Organic Dairy Loopholes and Maintain High Organic Integrity Michael Fields Agricultural Institute is asking all certified organic fa... Read more

Free Resources Available to Assist Farmers through Wisconsin Farm Center

All farmers are eligible to contact Farm Center staff consultants through the Farm Center Helpline at 1-800-942-2474. All of the Farm Center’s services are free and confidential. ... Read more

Thank you Farm Aid

The annual farm-supporting musical and cultural extravaganza that is Farm Aid came to MFAI’s doorstep this month. Last Thursday, advocates from around the nation gathered in Lake Geneva for a day of... Read more

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

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

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Upcoming events

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December
  • 04

    UW Horticulture Class

    12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    12-04-2019

    Dr Leah Sandler will be giving a hemp lecture to this class.

  • 05

    Hemp Educational & Networking Meetings

    9:00 am-3:00 pm
    12-05-2019

    December 5, 2019 several end of season hemp educational and networking events are planned around the state.

    Click on the town for details for that event

    Melrose, WI

    Green Bay Area Dr Leah Sandler will be speaking at this day long event.

    Hillsboro, WI

    Mauston, WI 

     

  • 08

    Good Earth Holidazzle Fundraiser

    11:30 am-1:30 pm
    12-08-2019

    Lavish Brunch! Auctions! Prize Drawings!
    Home-made holiday desserts & unique holiday gift shopping from the Earth, for the Earth & about the Earth!
    11:30 AM Brunch, Sunday, December 8, 2019
    Michael Fields Agricultural Institute
    N8030 Townline Road, East Troy, WI
    Donation $25; Children 10 & under FREE
    CHARGE CARDS WELCOME
    Call to reserve: 262-684-5193
    Benefit for the Good Earth Church of the Divine (Interfaith)

    8th ANNUAL GOOD EARTH AWARD Honoring Lakeland Audubon Society ♫ LET HEAVEN & NATURE SING ♫
    This declining bird makes the longest non-stop migratory flight in the world, Alaska to New Zealand, over 7,000 miles without food or water. A wading bird, its name–godwit—comes from Old English, “good creature.”

  • 12

    Resilience Farms Conference

    12:00 am
    12-12-2019

    Hosted by Compeer Financial.  Dr Leah Sandler will be a presenter.