Women in Agriculture conference
Farm women from Wisconsin counties of Monroe, Jackson, La Crosse, Juneau, and Vernon counties and the surrounding area are invited to participate in the 7th annual “Heart of the Farm – Women in Agriculture” conference to be held in Sparta, Wis. on Friday, Feb. 28. click here
Pasture leasing workshop planned
Are you a Southwest Wisconsin livestock producer interested in expanding your operation by leasing expiring CRP or other grasslands? “Expanding Your Pasture Resources Through Leasing Relationships” will provide information about managed grazing systems, expectations of grassland owners, economics of leasing pasture, establishment of leasing agreements and grazing plan options.
The workshop is free and will be held Feb. 22, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Iowa County Health & Human Services building, 303 W. Chapel St, Dodgeville, Wis. Register with Erin Holmes at 608-935-2791x141 or at email@example.com by Feb. 14.
A final workshop in March will be a “meet and greet” session where landowners and livestock producers can evaluate partnership options.