The Stewardship Index for Specialty Crops (SISC) is a multi-stakeholder initiative dedicated to developing tools for measuring sustainable performance across the specialty crops supply chain. SISC offers a suite of outcomes-focused metrics enabling operators to benchmark, compare, and communicate their own performance.

Measure to Manage: Use the Metrics!
SISC offers five Working Metrics – plus lots of supporting materials, including a newly updated Calculator in easy-to-use Excel format. To learn more, visit Working Metrics and Metrics Calculator. Or login at left to visit the General Information page.
Pilot Testing
We are currently conducting focused pilots with partners seeking to use on-farm metric data to address specific market opportunities, demands, and/or regulatory pressures. To follow our progress, please click here.
Follow the Metrics
Experts and interested stakeholders are invited to participate in developing metrics. To receive project announcements via E-mail, please join now.
Public Comments - Thank you!
During a recent public comment period, all stakeholders were invited to comment on five proposed metrics; the SISC Steering Committee used those comments and other feedback to refine the Version 1.0 Working Metrics prior to adoption. To review the comments, please register or log in.
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Provide Feedback
We welcome your questions and comments on the Stewardship Index. Please click here to contact the Steering Committee.

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