1. A Research Network at the Nexus of Water and Agriculture

    Photo of students meeting with farmers during the Ag-Water Nexus field trip.

    Wisconsin’s abundant rivers, lakes and streams helped the state become an agricultural leader. Yet agricultural processes, including irrigation and pesticide use, also greatly impact our state’s water quality and quantity. […]

  2. UWO partnership with Agra Energy yields new facility to convert dairy waste into biofuel

    Photo of officials from Agra Energy and University of Wisconsin Oshkosh at the groundbreaking for Wisconsin’s first commercial facility to turn dairy farm waste into renewable biofuel. (Photo credit: UW Oshkosh)

    Marked by a groundbreaking ceremony Monday, the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh launched a new effort with biogas partner Agra Energy to build Wisconsin’s first commercial facility to turn dairy farm […]

  3. UW-River Falls lands grant to research robotic milking

    UW-River Falls is leading a two-year study to determine the impacts of adopting robotic milking on dairy farms. (Photo credit: UW-River Falls)

    Falcon faculty to lead feasibility study by five U.S. universities A research project led by a pair of University of Wisconsin-River Falls faculty members has the potential to change the […]

  4. UW-Stevens Point: Helping more people access farmers markets

    Photo of alumna Taylor Christiansen (left) and Alissa Lick, graduate assistant in the Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems program at UW-Stevens Point, who are at the Marshfield farm market, one of six where customers and vendors are being surveyed.

    Current and former UW-Stevens Point students are working to improve access to nutritious food at farmers markets in central Wisconsin. Thanks to a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant of $200,000, […]

  5. UWO awarded $1.6 million NSF grant for interdisciplinary research on toxic algae

    Photo of algae in a lake

    A sustainability research team at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh begins work this week on a new $1.6 million National Science Foundation study of the social and environmental conditions that […]

  6. UW-River Falls agricultural engineering program receives ABET accreditation

    Photo of UW-River Falls campus in autumn

    The bachelor’s degree program in agricultural engineering at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls has been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university […]

  7. A world without insects? UWL entomologist says art is a powerful way for us to address the destruction of the planet

    Photo of Professor Barrett Klein, UW-La Crosse biology professor

    Human destruction of the planet is growing. While scientific and media reports continue to outline categories of human-induced environmental damage, these efforts haven’t been enough to lead to substantial policy […]

  8. UW-Platteville’s Nollen part of U.S. soil judging team taking first place at world contest

    Photo of UW-Platteville senior Isaac Nollen (pictured fourth from left), who was on the four-person American soil judging team that took first place at last month’s International Soil Judging Competition in Scotland.

    University of Wisconsin-Platteville senior Isaac Nollen was on the four-person American soil judging team that took first place at last month’s International Soil Judging Competition, hosted by the 20th World […]

  9. UW-Eau Claire gardening program helps community members build speech and language skills

    Photo of graduate student Sarah Gifford working in an Eau Claire community garden with children who are part of the CSD’s Kids Communicate Garden Group. While they grow and tend to the garden, the preschoolers are working on a variety of communication skills in a more natural setting. (Photo by Bill Hoepner)

    After COVID-19 shut down the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s in-person speech clinic a couple years ago, communication sciences and disorders faculty were eager to find a safe way to meet […]

  10. Recent UW-Platteville grads set to make an impact in growing field of plant breeding and biotechnology

    Photo of Garrett Larsen, who worked in UW-Platteville's plant-microbe symbioses laboratory for four years.

    Garrett Larsen had a passion for plant biotechnology even before he enrolled at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Thanks to the Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship Program through BioPharmaceutical Technology Center Institute and […]