Posted on July 27, 2023
2023 Soil Health Collaborative Report
2022 was the third season of the Citizen Science cover crop project. This report details findings from the effort. In 2020, 2021, and 2022, farmers […]
Posted on July 24, 2023
Building Knowledge about Wisconsin’s Cover Crops
A farmer research project: The Wisconsin Cover Crop Survey is kicking off a fourth year after reaching nearly 100 farms surveyed to date. They are […]
Posted on February 15, 2023
14th Annual Upper Midwest Hazelnut Growers Conference
Registration is open for this year’s Hazelnut Growers Conference in Decorah, Iowa, the heart of the Driftless. The Iowa Nut Growers Association are hosting the […]
Posted on February 6, 2023
Just Transitions report and webinar
Wondering how managed livestock grazing can contribute to justice in the food system? There is a growing call to transform the U.S. food system so […]
Posted on August 16, 2022
Hazelnut field days
The Central Wisconsin Network is hosting a FREE Field Day on Friday August 19th from 1-4pm. This field day will feature the experimental hazelnut varieties […]
Posted on July 12, 2021
Wisconsin Cover Crop and Conservation Conversations Webinar Series, 2021
A weekly conservation-oriented webinar series, “Wisconsin Cover Crop and Conservation Conversations,” organized and run by UW-Madison Nutrient and Pest Management’s Jamie Patton was offered over the lunch hour on three Fridays from March 19 through April 2, 2021.
Posted on October 1, 2020
Wisconsin Cover Crops Research and Outreach Project (2017-2022)
The Wisconsin Cover Crops Research and Outreach Project (CCROP) is a collaborative effort on the efficacy of cover crops on Upper Midwest dairy, livestock, grain […]
Posted on June 5, 2019
Cover Crops on the Intensive Market Farm
This updated publication is meant to serve as a practical guide to using cover crops on small- to moderate-size fresh market vegetable operations. Cover crops are especially vital on organic vegetable farms, and the recommendations in this report are appropriate for a certified organic grower.
Posted on September 13, 2018
Living Mulch Suppresses Weeds and Yields in Organic Vegetable Plots (CIAS Research Brief #100)
Researchers at the UW-Madison tested living mulches for use in the production of three organic vegetable crops to evaluate their impact on weed suppression, labor needs and crop yield and quality.
Fall-Sown Cover Crops and Weed Suppression in Organic Small-Scale Vegetable Production (CIAS Research Brief #99)
While contributing to successful weed management, cover crops provide other benefits by reducing erosion, building soil organic matter, and, depending on the cover crop, retaining or providing soil nutrients.
Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
University of Wisconsin-Madison