WICST is a cropping systems research trial offering 60 acres of land and decades of data for use in long-term studies on the productivity, profitability, and environment impact of organic and conventional agricultural practices in the Upper Midwest. For more information please visit the WICST website: wicst.wisc.edu.
Cropping systems trial provides unique analysis (Research Brief #43)Can environmentally beneficial crop rotations also improve farm profitability? A long-term study underway in southern Wisconsin aims to find out. It blends systems research with strong farmer guidance to measure profitability, productivity, and environmental impacts of six cropping systems. The Wisconsin Integrated Cropping Systems Trial (WICST) compares three cash grain cropping systems and three forage […] more
Long-term study evaluates impacts of six Wisonsin cropping systems (Research Brief #11)Wisconsin cash grain and dairy livestock cropping systems have gone on trial. The goal is to identify and evaluate trade-offs of various production strategies. An interdisciplinary team of UW-Madison and Michael Fields Agricultural Institute (MFAI) researchers, farmers, and two county extension agents recently completed the third year of the Wisconsin Integrated Cropping Systems Trial (WICST). […] more
<< Previous Page page 2 of 2