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Posted on September 4, 2020
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.
Posted on March 11, 2020
Join F.H. King Students for Sustainable Agriculture in dinner and conversation about agricultural education and participatory development with PhD candidate Laura Livingston. Laura’s Peace Corps […]
Posted on February 14, 2020
CIAS summer mini-grants support UW-Madison graduate students doing research aligned with our priority areas.
Posted on January 30, 2020
Farmers and agricultural professionals from around the state are coming together to share and learn about all things cover crops. Whether you’re a seasoned cover […]
Posted on January 21, 2020
CIAS is hosting schools for aspiring cut flower and apple growers this spring.
Flowers are a crop that can be profitably grown on a small plot of land. Successful operations require savvy marketing, astute pricing and efficient methods […]