Meet Laura Paine, MFAI’s new Board Vice President
Laura joined MFAI as a board member in the spring of 2014, she became Vice President January 1, 2016. It is important to her to contribute toward moving agriculture and the economy in a good direction. Her goal is to support MFAI transition its research focus to addressing future issues. Her interest in sustainable agriculture […]
Upcoming Ornament Making Workshop!
Thanksgiving is this week but Christmas is right around the corner! Come out to Michael Fields Agricultural Institute and get into the holiday spirit with our upcoming workshop focused on creating beautiful Needle Felted Christmas Ornaments!
Updated Federal Funding Guide Released for Sustainable Agriculture Practitioners
Producers, landowners, NGO’s, and researchers who are seeking resources to help them reach their sustainable agriculture goals need look no further than the recently updated Building Sustainable Farms, Ranches, and Communities Guide.
Local Food Business Seminar Series
Wisconsin DATCP together with 19 other organizations, including the Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, are announcing the Local Food Business Seminar Series.
Sunn Hemp: A potential cover crop for Wisconsin?
This summer, the Institute initiated an evaluation of Sunn hemp (Crotalaria juncea L.) as a potential cover crop for Wisconsin. A tropical, rapid-growing legume, it has demonstrated its ability to produce large biomass and nitrogen yields in the Southern U.S. and as far North as Illinois. It also has potential to suppress weeds because of […]