Posted on July 24, 2019
Milk with Dignity
Milk with Dignity is a worker-centered social responsibility campaign. The first of its kind in the dairy industry, Milk with Dignity defines and enacts a system of fair labor standards for milk produced for Ben & Jerry’s.
Posted on March 6, 2018
Wisconsin Workers’ Rights Reference Cards
These reference cards summarize basic rights for farmworkers and food workers. Feel free to download, print and disseminate the printer-friendly versions, which are designed as double-sided, tri-fold cards.
Posted on September 6, 2016
Veggie Compass Helps Growers Make Data-Driven Decisions (CIAS Research Brief #97)
Fresh market vegetable growers with multiple crops and markets make numerous, complex production and marketing decisions. The Veggie Compass farm management tool was developed to help farmers make these decisions, based on data gleaned from their farm operations.
Posted on December 1, 2004
Valuing labor and improving efficiency on an integrated farm (Research Brief #72)
Farmers Tony and Dela Ends want their farm to sustain the land and their family. They began selling subscriptions to their Community
Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm in 1994. They also wanted to successfully integrate
livestock production into their farm through a value-added, direct marketing enterprise. Their goal was to do this in ways that respect the scale of a small family farm, satisfy their
commitments to stewardship, and eliminate the need for off-farm income.
Posted on January 1, 1994
Radially Organized Teams
Radially organized research teams can bring together researchers, farmers, consumers and policy makers to do systems level work. A small hub manages the team, with […]
Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
University of Wisconsin-Madison