Are you an aspiring farmer full of questions on how to get started? Maybe you're a new farmer looking for advice or guidance? Are you a farmer with several years of experience under your belt and want to help the next generation? Programs around WI and the Upper Midwest are open for both opportunities. Check … Continue reading InspireBites: Be a farming mentor! Or mentee!
New funding from the USDA Partnerships for Climate-Smart Commodities program was recently announced, naming 70 pilot projects, of which 16 will involve Wisconsin farmers and ag groups. Wisconsin ag organizations like Organic Valley, Savanna Institute, and Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative have received funding to invest in regenerative practices like cover crops, pasture management, reducing tillage, … Continue reading InspireBites: Federal investment in climate-smart agriculture is coming to Wisconsin farms
Author's note: FoxRAP is an agricultural organization, and our resources are often designed for farmers. But many of those resources, including the ones we're sharing here today, can be applied on non-farm land, even in an urban backyard. We believe everyone is a land steward and we strive to support stewards of all sizes. If … Continue reading Land stewardship for wildlife habitat
If you are a maple syrup producer or tap maple trees in Wisconsin, your input is needed! Whether you make syrup for yourself or as a commercial producer, your input is valuable. Please help UW–Extension develop educational programs and resources to support maple syrup producers in the state by completing an online survey. The survey … Continue reading Supporting the future of maple syrup in Wisconsin
Want to learn more about regenerative agriculture? Or see some of the techniques in action, like cover crops, agroforestry, rotational grazing, and small-scale, diversified farms? Hear from the farmers themselves about the economic, social, and environmental benefits they are experiencing on their farms and in their communities in this excellent new film from Practical Farmers … Continue reading New Regenerative Agriculture Film: Livestock on the Land