Posted on July 22, 2021
New Fall Course, “Organic Livestock and Pasture Management”, open to the public
*NEW* An Sci/Dy Sci 375 – Organic Livestock and Pasture Management, 3 credits (or non-for credit, open to the public option) Open to undergraduate and […]
Posted on December 7, 2020
UW–Madison, CIAS involved in USDA project about pandemic’s impact on food systems
The Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS) is part of a UW-Madison team awarded a USDA multi-region, multi-institution research and outreach project to assess the […]
Posted on November 11, 2015
Agriculture, transportation and climate change: Considering the future of agricultural freight transport in the Upper Mississippi River Valley
The World Economic Forum rates food crises, extreme weather and failure of infrastructure as top global risks in 2015. Around the world, regions are contending with extreme weather, including drought, flooding and changes in growing seasons.
Posted on May 5, 2009
CIAS: a catalyst for sustainable agriculture and food ideas in Wisconsin
CIAS builds partnerships to incubate innovative ideas in agriculture, research new specialty crops, build markets for local food, train the next generation of farmers, survey organic agriculture, reduce pesticide use on farms, increase profit on family farms, and more. This document describes new projects we are launching, projects we’re currently working on, and long-term projects we continue to monitor.
Posted on January 1, 2009
Now, More Than Ever…
For 20 years, CIAS has put the Wisconsin Idea to work. What does the future hold?
Now, more than ever, we need sustainable agriculture research and outreach that integrates social, environmental and economic knowledge. In the UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, CIAS is helping to lead the way toward this future.
Posted on January 1, 1994
Energy Use in the U.S. Food System: a summary of existing research and analysis
Energy derived from fossil fuel plays a central role in the production, processing and distribution of food. This paper summarizes existing research and analyses of […]
Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
University of Wisconsin-Madison