Faculty Associates

EVENTS

Wisconsin School for Beginning Market Growers

Date: January 9-11, 2015
Location: UW-Madison campus
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Wisconsin Farm to School Summit

Date: January 29, 2015, 8:30am-4:30pm
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

$10,000 matching challenge. One week to go. Can you help?

December marks the final stretch of our year-long CIAS 25th anniversary celebration. In honor of this milestone, Waseda Farms has generously offered a $10,000 match to encourage individuals to join them in supporting the mission of CIAS. Through Sunday, December 7th, you can join in this effort and double the impact of your gift.

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Albrecht, Ken

Department of Agronomy
kaalbrec@wisc.edu

Bell, Michael

CIAS Director
Department of Community and Environmental Sociology
(608) 515-8151
michaelbell@wisc.edu

Bland, Bill

Department of Soil Science
wlbland@wisc.edu

Casler, Mike

Department of Agronomy
mdcasler@wisc.edu

Charkowski, Amy

Department of Plant Pathology
acharkowski@wisc.edu

Collins, Jane

Department of Community and Environmental Sociology
jcollins@ssc.wisc.edu

Combs, Dave

Department of Dairy Science
dkcombs@wisc.edu

Dawson, Julie

Department of Horticulture
jcdawson2@wisc.edu

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