Organic Agriculture

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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Organic Agriculture in Wisconsin: 2017 Status Report

The Wisconsin Integrated Cropping Systems Trial: Long-Term Research for Resilient Agriculture

Organic Agriculture in Wisconsin: 2015 Status Report

Organic Agriculture in Wisconsin: 2014 UW-Madison Research Report

Values-Based Food Supply Chain Case Study: Full Circle

Values-Based Food Supply Chain Case Study: Home Grown Wisconsin Co-op

Values-Based Food Suppy Chain Case Study: Red Tomato

Values-Based Food Supply Chain Case Study: Organic Valley

Values-Based Food Supply Chain Case Study: Co-op Partners Warehouse

Organic Agriculture in Wisconsin: 2012 Status Report

Cover Crops Case Studies: JenEhr Family Farm

Organic Agriculture in Wisconsin: 2009 Status Report

Organic Agriculture in Wisconsin: 2007 Status Report

Becoming a Certified Organic Producer

Organic Agriculture in Wisconsin: 2005 Status Report

Overview of Organic Cranberry Production

Do farming practices affect corn and soybean quality traits? (Research Brief #70)

Organic Agriculture in Wisconsin: 2003 Status Report

Building Soil Organic Matter with Organic Amendments

CSA: More for your money than fresh vegetables (Research Brief #52)

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

Composted manures offer yield and disease resistance benefits (Research Brief #45)

CROPP study maps paths to small-scale co-op marketing success (Research Brief #18)

Land stewardship practices on the Krusenbaum organic dairy farm (Research Brief #17)

An organic dairying overview from the Krusenbaum farm studies (Research Brief #16)

Organic potatoes: they can be grown, but can they be profitable? (Research Brief #4)

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