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Opportunities with Silvopasture

More Than Just Animals in The Woods FREE Virtual Event - Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021 12:00-1:00 PM CST  ... Read more

Organic Apple Tree Management Workshop

Virtual workshop, Saturday March 6, 2020, 9 am – Noon, $30, supplies will be sent via mail with a valid mailing address provided at registration. REGISTER HERE (http://bit.ly/3sTR3ev) on ... Read more

Wisconsin Women in Conservation

New Initiative Champions Connections & Collaborative Learning With a long-standing commitment to conservation and land stewardship, Wisconsin women landowners and farmers share a love fo... Read more

MFAI to Start KernzaⓇ Research

MFAI is the recipient of a $250,000 grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture's Sustainable Agricultural Systems (SAS) program for perennial crop development efforts (see USDA's a... 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

Growing Urban Leaders in Food Systems (GULFS)

OVERVIEW GULFS is a dynamic, interactive, and engaging youth-centered curriculum developing youth leaders in food systems change. Focused in Milwaukee and Madison, we aim for youth t... Read more

Grant Programs And Financial Options For Farmers & Food Entrepreneurs

Are you looking for ways to develop your innovative agricultural business?  Join us for a workshop designed to help you identify whether grants or other financial options might be right for you. W... Read more

Upcoming events

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  • 12:00 pm-1:00 pm
    12-11-2020

    Free Virtual Event, Friday, December 11TH, 12:00pm-1:00pm

    Register Online: https://bit.ly/39hoTTg
    Questions? Call Alejandra Hernandez at 316.305.5581

    Learn about:

    HOW DUNG BEETLES DISTRIBUTE NUTRIENTS
    HOW DUNG BEETLES FOSTER PASTURE & LIVESTOCK HEALTH
    THE ROLE OF DUNG BEETLES AND WATER INFILTRATION
    LEARN HOW TO USE A WATER INFILTRATION KIT

    Speakers include:

    KATIE ABBOTT, IOWA COUNTY CONSERVATIONIST
    LANDON BAUMGARTNER, CONSERVATION SPECIALIST
    DR. NADINE KRISKA, UW-WHITEWATER BIOLOGY
    CHERRIE NOLDEN, PH.D CANDIDATE & FARMER
    GENE SCHRIEFER, UW-EXTENSTION AG EDUCATOR

     

     

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