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Posted on November 24, 2020
The Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems (CIAS) at UW-Madison was awarded a grant through the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service’s Farmers Market Promotion Program for a […]
Posted on October 19, 2020
CIAS Citizens Advisory Council (CAC) meeting member Dan Cornelius gave a presentation on tribal food systems in Wisconsin at the group’s August 24, 2020 meeting. […]
Posted on October 1, 2020
The Wisconsin Cover Crops Research and Outreach Project (CCROP) is a collaborative effort on the efficacy of cover crops on Upper Midwest dairy, livestock, grain […]
Posted on September 15, 2020
As part of the rapidly changing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CIAS office is closed until further notice. Staff are working remotely through until […]
Posted on September 4, 2020
Fertilizing fields with manure from dairy farms can contribute to elevated levels of phosphorus in waterways. Researchers at UW-Madison hypothesized that composting manure before spreading […]
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
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 27, 2020
Recently updated Price Tags/Cost Tags illustrate the environmental, social and health costs behind chicken, dairy products, eggs, hamburgers, potatoes, apples and tomatoes.
Posted on March 21, 2020
Compass Tools are designed to help growers improve on-farm decision making and financial farm planning. A new and improved Livestock Compass spreadsheet is now available for meat and egg producers on CIAS’s Compass Toolbox website.
Posted on March 17, 2020
As part of the rapidly changing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CIAS office is closed. Staff are working remotely.