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Happy hormone’s calcium connection may make cows and humans healthier

July 25, 2016

Serotonin is best known for eliciting feelings of happiness in the human brain, but scientists at the University of Wisconsin–Madison have found the hormone plays a role in milk production in dairy cows — and may have health implications for breastfeeding women.

Wisconsin Manure Irrigation Workgroup to release report, hold webinar on April 14

April 7, 2016

A UW–Madison/UW-Extension-led workgroup tasked with assessing manure irrigation practices will share its findings during a webinar on Thursday, April 14. Immediately following the webinar, the …

UW Organic Vegetable Field Day features veggie tasting event

August 27, 2015

Do you love your veggies? Would you like to help plant breeders make them taste even better?

UW Organic Ag Field Day to focus on alternative reduced-till approach

August 19, 2015

Farmers who grow organic row crops such as corn and soybeans already have a number of successful weed-management tools at their disposal - but there's always room for more.