1. Making a difference, naturally: UWSP alumni, students conserve Central Wisconsin resources through a local nonprofit

    Photo of Asa Plonsky, Stevens Point, a 2018 graduate in biology and water resources, who works at Golden Sands coordinating two groups that manage invasive species. They also provide educational workshops and webinars to increase awareness of invasive species.

    The holistic education provided through the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point’s College of Natural Resources (CNR) is making a difference for Central Wisconsin landowners, businesses and community members who use services […]

  2. New $10M UW-Madison project to study, support diverse perennial forage systems

    Photo of a UW-Madison researcher standing in a field

    With the support of a $10 million grant from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, a multi-state team of researchers is embarking on an effort to study diverse […]

  3. Robotic milkers bring new opportunities for research, outreach, and education at UW-Platteville

    Photo of Pioneer Farm at UW-Platteville

    University of Wisconsin-Platteville’s Pioneer Farm is now home to two new state-of-the-art robotic milkers, enabling more opportunities for research and engagement across campus and the tri-state region. Funded through the Dairy Innovation Hub, […]

  4. UW-Stout graphic design major’s GOAT Milk? concept gets national acclaim

    Photo of Daniel Nesja’s GOAT Milk? advertising campaign, which took a silver in the American Advertising Awards. / Contributed photo

    Nesja’s print design earns silver in American Advertising Awards An advertising concept by a University of Wisconsin-Stout graphic design major has earned a second major honor. In the spring, Daniel […]

  5. UWM engineering alumna builds a business in sustainable stormwater management

    Photo of Carrie Bristoll-Groll showing off StormGUARDen, a product her company launched that serves as a combination rain garden and rain barrel. (Photo courtesy of Carrie Bristoll-Groll)

    Wisconsin is blessed with an abundance of water. We have so much water, we often end up with too much in the wrong places at the wrong time. This water […]

  6. UW-Madison students team up to develop innovative solutions to dairy industry challenges

    Photo of dairy cows in barn

    Cold milk has long been offered alongside a lunch or snack in elementary schools. Over the years, the vessel for that milk has remained the same – a traditional paper […]

  7. UW-Stout professor’s research shows economic losses to rivers, lakes and streams from large-scale animal farms

    Photo of cows eating in a barn. / Photo courtesy of U.S. Department of Agriculture

    Manure management must be part of policy discussion, Raff says A University of Wisconsin-Stout economics assistant professor in the social science department is part of a groundbreaking research study on […]

  8. UW-Platteville undergrads team up to unravel the molecular basis of plant-microbe symbioses

    Photo of UW-Platteville student Kaylee Finseth

    Often reserved for upperclass students at many universities, research has been a part of Kaylee Finseth’s college experience since nearly the time she first stepped foot on campus at the […]

  9. UW-River Falls Virtual Horse Judging Youth Clinic offered at UW-River Falls

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    March 3, 2021 – The University of Wisconsin-River Falls is offering a virtual Horse Judging Youth Clinic on Saturday, March 27. This virtual clinic is intended for participants of all experiences […]

  10. UW-Platteville research explores impacts of agricultural land changes on rural communities

    Photo of Hayden Pierce, a senior political science and criminal justice major who has worked on the project as a research assistant since last fall.

    Amid changes in agricultural land and record high dairy farm closings, Wisconsin’s lead industry is in the middle of a major transition, and a team of UW-Platteville researchers – including […]