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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GrassWorks Grazing Conference

Date: Jan 17 2013 6:00 pm

Location: [unknown]

Posted December 2012

The Patriot Center
Wausau, WI

Join GrassWorks for their 21st annual grazing conference. Keynote speakers include Shannon Hayes, Dr. Ann Clark and Dr. Allen Williams. For more information and online registration, visit the GrassWorks website.