Fruit

EVENTS

Good Bugs Bad Bugs, Basic Entomology for Farm, Garden & Fun

Date: Saturday, March 25, 9am-noon
Location: Michael Fields Agricultural Institute, East Troy, WI
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Dyeing the Natural Way

Date: Wednesday, March 29th, 6pm
Location: Moore Hall, room 227, UW-Madison
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Get the Dirt Dinner: Colony Collapse

Date: Thursday, March 30, 6pm
Location: Student Activity Center room 3161
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SUCCESS STORIES

The Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers: Keeping the Dream of Farming Alive

As older farmers retire, fewer young farmers are stepping in to take their place. The number of beginning farmers dropped 20 percent in the last five-year census period, and the average US farmer now tops 58 years of age. more

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. more


DIRECTOR'S BLOG

UW-Madison Highlights Partnership with Stoney Acres Farm

Kat Becker and Tony Schultz, who own and operate Stoney Acres Farm in Marathon County, are featured in a UW-Madison campaign to show how partnerships with citizens and businesses are furthering the Wisconsin Idea in each of the state's 72 counties. more

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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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