How an organic CSA and livestock farm incorporates food-grade grains

You're invited! Join Midwest GRIT, a Michael Fields Agricultural Institute program to empower small-scale grain farmers in the Upper Midwest, for a field day and lunch discussion at Gwenyn Hill Farm in Waukesha, WI July 29th, 9:30am -12:30pm. Gwenyn Hill Farm grows certified organic produce and practices regenerative agriculture, maintaining the biodiversity of the fields and woodlands. In addition to diversified … Continue reading How an organic CSA and livestock farm incorporates food-grade grains

New On-Farm Grazing Video Series

The Pasture Project, a nonprofit working to advance regenerative grazing and grass-fed value chains in the Upper Midwest, just released Grazing Planners Speak - an eleven part series of informative, on-farm videos featuring experienced grazing planners. The series is designed for grazing technical service providers, but will be useful to those looking to start - or who … Continue reading New On-Farm Grazing Video Series

February 18th is Green Lake County Grazing Day

Join fellow livestock graziers to hear from: UW Agronomy Specialist Mark Renz on pasture weeds Sauk County Land and Water Conservation Technician Serge Koenig comparing the economics of row cropping to rotational grazing Sarah Lloyd of Grassland 2.0 on marketing opportunities for graziers UW-Madison Division of Extension Agricultural Educator Ben Jenkins on how to assess … Continue reading February 18th is Green Lake County Grazing Day

Soil-health pioneer Gabe Brown tours Wisconsin

For more dates and locations see below the flyer. Clean Farm Families Presents:  Improving Soil Health & Farm Profitability  GABE BROWN  Gabe travels from his ranch in Bismarck, North   Dakota, where he is a pioneer of the soil health   movement, to discuss how he integrates pastures,   multi-species cover crops and no-till into his farm   to … Continue reading Soil-health pioneer Gabe Brown tours Wisconsin

New Regenerative Agriculture Film: Livestock on the Land

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