National Conference examines impact of global and domestic trends, consumer-driven markets on farmer co-ops

The 16th Annual Farmer Cooperative Conference, set for November 7-8 in Minneapolis, will offer top-notch, thoughtful analysis of the cutting-edge issues that face agribusiness cooperatives today. Strategic issues that are highlighted in this year’s conference include global and domestic economic trends, policy updates, cooperative finance, productivity and integrated data analysis, and consumer-driven markets.

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Child and family professionals to gather at ‘Through the Eyes of a Child’ conference

Contact Kären Miskimen, 608-262-1411, karen.miskimen@ces.uwex.edu Madison, Wis.–Professionals working with children and families in the Family Court and Juvenile Court systems will gather Nov. 21-22 at the Kalahari Resort and Conference Center in Wisconsin Dells for the annual “Through the Eyes of a Child” conference. The conference will focus on multi-disciplinary approaches to child advocacy, bringing together experts from the fields of law, […]

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Fox River watershed conference slated for March 22 in Burlington

Focus will be on management issues affecting Wisconsin and Illinois Contact: Andy Yencha, 414-256-4631, andrew.yencha@ces.uwex.edu The “Fox River Summit–Celebrating Success and Addressing Challenges” is scheduled for March 22 at Veterans Terrace at Echo Park in Burlington. Participants will examine watershed management issues that affect both the Wisconsin and Illinois portions of the river basin. “A […]

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Conference to explore successful aging

Current Concepts in Nutrition and Aging scheduled for Sept. 13 Contact Michele Dickinson, 608-265-9101, michele.dickinson@ces.uwex.edu Madison, Wis.—Professionals from a variety of fields who work with older adults will gather at the Pyle Center in Madison on Sept. 13 to learn about the factors that contribute to successful aging. “Current Concepts in Nutrition and Aging” will […]

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Conference explores ways to improve older adults’ health, wellness

Current Concepts in Nutrition and Aging scheduled for Sept. 15 Contact Michele Dickinson, 608-265-9101, michele.dickinson@ces.uwex.edu Madison, Wis.—Professionals from a variety of fields who work with older adults will gather at the Pyle Center in Madison on Sept. 15 to discuss the latest practices designed to improve the quality of life for older adults. “Current Concepts in Nutrition and Aging” will provide information […]

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Register for symposium to focus on assessing agricultural impacts on watersheds

Registration closes March 14 Contact: Kris Stepenuck, kfstepenuck@wisc.edu, 608-265-3887 or Allison Werner, awerner@wisconsinrivers.org, 608-257-2424 x113 MADISON, Wis.—Do you wonder how farming practices impact water quality in your community or what you can do to help assess such impacts? The University of Wisconsin-Extension, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, and River Alliance of Wisconsin are hosting the […]

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