1. UW-Platteville student takes top prize in state research competition

    Photo of Joseph Creanza, a junior soil and crop science major at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, who scored first place at the recent 2020 Student Research and Innovation Showcase.

    Joseph Creanza, a junior soil and crop science major at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, scored first place at the recent 2020 Student Research and Innovation Showcase for his project, “Plant Essential Oils […]

  2. Ribbon-cutting for new UW-Platteville hydroponics student-managed business

    Ribbon-cutting ceremony at UW-Platteville for new hydroponics student-managed business

    Students at UW-Platteville are gaining access to fresh lettuce grown on campus year-round through a new hydroponics student-managed business. The 1,500-square-foot hydroponics space, built and operated solely by students, will supply nearly […]

  3. UW-River Falls student Murry named Ag Engineering Undergrad Student of the Year

    Photo of Joe Shakal, chair of the Agricultural Engineering Technology Department at UW-River Falls, presenting senior Lindsey Murry with the 2019 ASABE Agricultural Engineering Undergraduate Student of the Year Award.

    Lindsey Murry is the first graduate in UW-River Falls’ new agricultural engineering program. Named the 2019 Agricultural Engineering Undergraduate Student of the Year by the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Society […]

  4. Farming of the future: UW-Platteville researchers explore sustainability and improved production

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – How do agriculture producers meet the world’s increasing demands for food, fiber and fuel using the same amount of agricultural land? To help answer this question, a team […]

  5. UW-River Falls Dairy Judging Team takes top honors at World Dairy Expo

    Photo of the UW-River Falls Dairy Judging Team, which captured top honors at the National Intercollegiate Dairy Judging Contest October 1, 2018, at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin. L-R: Matthew Kramer, Erica Helmer, Professor/coach Steve Kelm, Kaila Wussow Tauchen, and Clint Irrthum.

    The University of Wisconsin-River Falls Dairy Judging Team captured top honors October 1, 2018, at the National Intercollegiate Dairy Judging Contest at the World Dairy Expo in Madison. The team […]

  6. UW-Platteville’s Pioneer Farm hosted Lafayette County Dairy Breakfast

    PLATTEVILLE, Wis. – University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Pioneer Farm hosted the 42nd annual Lafayette County Dairy Breakfast on June 9. Dairy breakfasts have long been a tradition in Wisconsin during June, […]

  7. UW-Whitewater student grows a passion for agriculture in the classroom

    UW-Whitewater graduate student and classroom teacher in the Adams-Friendship School District, Heather Gayton on Friday, August 11, 2017, at the UW-Whitewater campus garden.

    When classes resume in September at Adams-Friendship Elementary School, fifth-grade teacher Heather Gayton will be more than ready to welcome her new students. She already memorized their names. Over the […]

  8. UW-La Crosse community partnership turns 47,000 pounds of food waste into fertilizer

    On a recent Friday afternoon, UW-La Crosse (UWL) senior Jeremy Shimetz loaded six, five- gallon buckets filled of food waste into his 2003 Hyundai Sonata. His destination: 921 Ferry St., […]

  9. UW-Platteville USDA grant will support dairy cattle grazing research

    UW-Platteville has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. The three-year grant is part of the Capacity Building Grants for […]

  10. Research buzz: UW-Stout professor, students identify bacterium that may kill honey bees

    Jim Burritt, associate professor of biology, is photographed Tuesday, July 7, 2015 in a biotechnology lab in Jarvis Hall, while working with students and lab assistants on his two-year bee study project, "Honey Bee Hemocyte Profiling by Flow Cytometry". Burritt is trying to help figure out the problem known as hive winter kill, which is threatening the honeybee industry and possibly even the species itself. (UW-Stout photo by Brett T. Roseman)

    Menomonie, Wis. — A University of Wisconsin-Stout biology professor and his students may have made an important discovery in the effort to determine why honey bee hives are dying out […]