Posted on September 14, 2022
Climate Fast Forward 2022
October 17, 2022 • Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center • Madison Registration is open until October 3. Climate Fast Forward 2022 gives everyone in […]
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 August 11, 2022
Call for sustainable agriculture preproposals
The USDA’s North Central Region-Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE) program released its annual call for Research and Education Grant Preproposals, available online at http://www.northcentralsare.org/Grants/Our-Grant-Programs/Research-and-Education The […]
Posted on August 10, 2022
ESA honors Gratton
Claudio Gratton, CIAS Faculty Associate, was named 2022 Entomological Science of America Fellow for his work on the landscape ecology and conservation of beneficial insects […]
Posted on November 18, 2019
Comparing Apples to Apples
The goal of the Apples to Apples Project was to help hard cider growers—and makers—select apple varieties for a high-quality, artisanal product. To accomplish this, researchers compared the results of laboratory analysis and tastings of single-varietal ciders to identify desirable flavor characteristics.
Posted on October 19, 2018
CIAS Craft Cider Work Featured in Grow Magazine
CIAS is working with Wisconsin cider businesses to assess and address the needs and challenges of the state’s burgeoning cider industry.
Posted on July 19, 2017
Hard Cider in the North Central Region: Industry Survey Findings
A growing hard apple cider industry in the U.S. has the potential to contribute to local, sustainable food systems. In order to better understand this resurgent industry, CIAS surveyed hard apple cider businesses across 12 states in the North Central Region.
Posted on February 22, 2017
Options for Weed Control in Hazelnut Plantings (CIAS Research Brief #98)
If the goal is to prevent soil erosion, protect water resources and promote an ecologically diverse wildlife-friendly agro-ecosystem, alternative methods of weed control for hazelnuts are needed.
Posted on November 2, 2016
Growing Midwestern Tree Nut Businesses: Five Case Studies
The Midwest is home to some successful nut businesses, and expanding tree nut production in this region can potentially increase the sustainability of agriculture and food systems.
Posted on December 19, 2013
CIAS Eco-Fruit Program Receives Wisconsin Idea Award
Since 2000, the CIAS Eco-Fruit program has been helping growers reduce or eliminate risk from pesticides by using IPM. Participating growers have reduced their pesticide risk by 46 percent and increased their reliance on IPM strategies by 54 percent.
Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
University of Wisconsin-Madison