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 farmers to stand with U.S. certified organic dairy farmers and submit comments to the USDA in support of a strong final Origin of Livestock Rule (OOL). […]
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 coverage crop insurance deadline for corn has passed. While this situation is difficult, especially in the current farm economy, it’s important to plan ahead and use […]
Watch Wisconsin Foodie’s New Episode “The Louisiana Connection” Here
“The Louisiana Connection” online viewing at PBS.com
Hurry, 2018 Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference Filling up Fast
There’s still time to register for the fifth annual Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference “Investing in Your Farm’s Future” but space is limited. The conference will be held February 27th at the Holiday Inn and Conference Center, Stevens Point. Preregistration is required and will be open through February 20th but will close when we reach 300 […]
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 to learn constructive ways to create tangible change and support their families’ and communities’ well-being through a food systems lens. The curriculum is written for teachers to use both […]
Markets Are Here!
It’s hard to believe May, and the start of Farmers’ Market Season, is here already! We’ve been seeding and getting things ready for a couple of months now, and have even started transplanting our cold hardy crops outside. Thanks to our wonderful greenhouses and hoop house we’ll be able to have greens, salad mix, radishes, […]
How New USDA Risk Management Tools Can Help Diversified Producers – Webinar and Resources
Watch this webinar to learn more about USDA’s new Whole Farm Revenue Protection program, which provides diversified producers new options to cover various facets of their operation under one insurance policy. Watch the webinar to learn more!