Fruit

EVENTS

Wisconsin Farm to School Summit

Date: January 29, 2015, 8:30am-4:30pm
Location: Hotel Mead, Wisconsin Rapids
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Wisconsin Local Food Summit

Date: January 30-31, 2015
Location: Hotel Mead, Wisconsin Rapids
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Organic Agriculture Research Symposium

Date: February 25-26, 2015
Location: Radisson Hotel, La Crosse, WI
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SUCCESS STORIES

CIAS Mini-Grants Support Graduate Student Research in Sustainable Agriculture

CIAS supports innovative graduate student research addressing the challenges faced by small- and medium-sized farms and food businesses. Awarded annually, our competitive mini-grants aid students as they initiate their research in sustainable agriculture and food systems.

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.


DIRECTOR'S BLOG

Service Learning in South Africa

CIAS Director Mike Bell and ten UW-Madison students are spending part of their winter break in South Africa. Bell is leading the students in a service learning course on the agroecology of health.

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Values-Based Food Supply Chain Case Study: Full Circle

Values-Based Food Suppy Chain Case Study: Red Tomato

Uncommon Fruit

CIAS Provides IPM Expertise to Apple Growers through Conference Calls and Blogging

EQIP support for IPM in Wisconsin Orchards

Uncommon Fruits with Sustainability Potential

Fruit with Potential for Wisconsin Farms

Overview of Organic Cranberry Production

Stories From the Field: Environmental Research at the University of Wisconsin

Beneficial insect habitat in an apple orchard: Effects on pests (Research Brief #71)

Integrated Pest Management: An Overview for Market Growers

Integrated Weed Management for Fresh Market Production

Fresh market growers share pest management strategies (Research Brief #62)

Apple disease control alternatives (Research Brief #60)

Selling Certified Organic Produce to Retail Produce Markets in the Upper Midwest

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