Ride to Farm
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Goal $500.00

$300.00Raised

Ride to Farm is a fundraiser for the Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers. For 21 years, the school has helped new farmers get the information and experience they need to succeed. The program provides classroom instruction, on-farm internships, mentoring and business plan development. About 450 students have attended the school and more than 75% of its graduates are farming.

The program emphasizes low-capital, grass-based dairy farming. Using managed grazing, grass-based dairy farms can be environmentally sound while providing a good life for farm families. The School is sponsored by the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems and the Farm and Industry Short Course, both within the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at UW-Madison.

Gifts received will be used in a variety of ways, including:

  • Long-term support for the school through its endowment at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Tuition scholarships
  • Internship expenses
  • Scholarships for student travel to conferences
  • Honoraria for farmers who help teach this course

You can learn more about the Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers here.

If you have questions about donating to the School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers, please contact school director Dick Cates or Jodi Wickham with the UW Foundation.

Thank you for supporting Ride to Farm and the School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers!

Comments

  • Rick and Valerie (about 4 weeks ago)

    Thank you for raising awareness

  • Meg (about a month ago)

    This is support from John and Meg Cates

  • Chris (about a month ago)

    Supports Allison Dungan or team.

My Status
Number of pledges received: 3
Goal achievement: 60%
Number of page visits: 133
Days since event: 20

Event Information
What: Ride to Farm
Where: New Glarus Woods State Park
When: Saturday June 3, 2017 at 07:45 AM

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