Baye’s Pre-Croatia Blog: Agrarian Roots, February 8, 2018

Written by: Tim Baye, Co-Chair, Leadership Wisconsin 2018 Croatia Seminar Agrarian roots. A history tied to the development of farming. Diversified production, with strong ties to livestock agriculture. Sound familiar? Well, such is the shared history of Wisconsin and Slavonia, the most eastern region of Croatia. Slavonia is Croatia’s breadbasket. The counties of Osijek-Baranja, Brod-Posavina, […]

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Leadership Wisconsin Group XVII to Study Water Issues

Written by Linda ZIllmer, Signature Program Group XVII Inspired and motivated by November’s successful Food Systems seminar held in LaCrosse, Leadership Wisconsin Signature Program Group XVII fellows have been hard at work to deliver a second fellow-planned and fellow-led seminar on Natural Resources in February. This seminar will be held February 21-23, 2018 Stevens Point and will focus on water issues in Wisconsin’s […]

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Food Systems Seminar a Success

Written by Mary Hookham, Group XVII    Leadership Wisconsin Group XVII Fellows recently participated in their first Fellow-planned seminar. They studied food systems in the La Crosse, Wisconsin area and had abundant opportunities to listen to and consider a wide variety of perspectives exploring the question, “How do we guide the food system to sustain […]

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A Minnesotan’s Perspective on Leadership Wisconsin’s Seminar in California

Article Written by: Jim Checkel, Kasson, MN, graduate of Minnesota Agriculture and Rural Leadership Program (MARL) Originally published in MARL online monthly newsletter Leadership Wisconsin study tour to California September 2017 One lesson learned in MARL is that you never know where the next opportunity to learn will occur. Recently MARL leadership was contacted by […]

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