Posted on September 4, 2020
CIAS 2019-20 Annual Report
The CIAS 2019-2020 Annual Report describes our activities to advance sustainable agricultural and food systems. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020, we immediately […]
Posted on June 2, 2020
Dairy Supply Management: Presentation by Torsten Hemme
Dr. Hemme discusses approaches to balancing supply and demand, both in short-term, emergency situations and at the longer-term, structural level.
- Posted on March 21, 2020
Posted on November 15, 2019
CIAS 2018-19 Annual Report
In 2018-19, CIAS engaged in participatory research driven by the needs of small and medium Wisconsin farms and related businesses. Not only does this participatory approach help us identify potential research projects, it also humanizes the stark statistics that chronicle the enduring agricultural crisis.
Posted on May 1, 2018
Beginning Farmer Programs at CIAS
The Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems has been running intensive workshops for beginning farmers since 1995. Our schools, taught by experienced farmers, are packed with practical, how-to information, insights, inspiration, and a dose of the sometimes harsh realities involved in making a living from the land.
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 June 8, 2017
Farms and Food For the Future: CIAS 2016 Annual Report
In 2016, CIAS was honored to work with many dedicated partners as we furthered our research, education and outreach in sustainable agriculture and food.
Posted on July 20, 2016
Wisconsin Farm to School Success Story: Youth Get Active with School Lunch
As farm to school grows in both popularity and maturity in Wisconsin, schools are looking for ways to develop increasingly comprehensive programs that will thrive for years to come. In order to accomplish this goal, student involvement and community engagement are essential.
Posted on June 14, 2016
Innovating for our Sustainable Future: CIAS 2015 Annual Report
In 2015, CIAS continued to build on our strong track record in sustainable agriculture research, outreach and beginning farmer training.
Posted on December 8, 2015
Wisconsin Farm to School Success Story: Ensuring Meaningful Farmer Participation in Farm to School
Farmer involvement is an essential component of comprehensive farm to school programs. Core farm to school concepts such as local, fresh, healthy and community come alive for students through interactions with the farmers who grow the food found on the cafeteria tray.
Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
University of Wisconsin-Madison