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The Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems collaborates with a variety of partners and projects.

Current Partners

Grassland 2.0

The Grassland 2.0 initiative

Producers, researchers, and public and private sector folks working to develop pathways to achieve increased profitability, production stability, and nutrient and water efficiency, while improving water quality, soil health, biodiversity, and climate resiliency through grassland-based agriculture.

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Organic Collaborative

The UW Organic Collaborative

A collaborative a group of faculty, staff, and partners who are committed to furthering organic agriculture.

Focusing on our region and throughout the country using world-class research, academic opportunity, and impactful outreach.

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Agriculture of the Middle

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Creating strategic alliances among farmers, processors, distributors and retailers to reach consumers who care about the impacts of their food purchases.

Supporting research, education and policy that keep farmers and ranchers on the land.

Acces Agriculture of the Middle

Wisconsin Cover Crops Research and Outreach Project (CCROP)

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A collaborative research and outreach effort on the efficacy of cover crops on Upper Midwest dairy, livestock, grain, and vegetable farms.

Learn more about CCROP
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The Driftless Region Food and Farm Project

The driftless food and farm project

Highlighting the work of farmers, supply chain businesses, consumers and organizations in the four-state Driftless Region.

Learn more about the Driftless
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School for Urban Agriculture

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The School for Urban Agriculture (SUA) fills a growing need for specialized training in urban farming and community leadership, seen as a part of the future of farming.

The School for Urban Agriculture

Upper Midwest Hazelnut Development Initiative

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Hazelnuts are an emerging new crop for the Upper Midwest with significant economic and environmental benefits.

Upper Midwest Hazelnut Development Initiative
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Wisconsin Integrated Cropping Systems Trial

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A farming experiment guided by a vision of resilient agricultural landscapes and thriving communities.

Wisconsin Integrated Cropping Systems Trial
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Wisconsin Farm to Early Care and Education

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Offering increased access to healthy, local foods, gardening, and more to enhance the educational experience.

Wisconsin Farm to Early Care and Education
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Publications and Other Resources