Bent and tossed by the wind, a field of soybean plants presents a challenge for an Asian lady beetle on the hunt for aphids. But what if the air - and the soybeans - were still?
When Julie Dawson starts making farm visits, she may face a problem many of her fellow University of Wisconsin–Madison agricultural extension specialists don’t: battling city traffic and finding a place to park.
Area vendors will sell local and organic products during a weekly Campus Farmers’ Market on the north lawn of Union South, across Johnson Street from the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery.
The Dairyland Initiative, a UW School of Veterinary Medicine outreach program that works with farmers to optimize cow comfort, health, and milk production, has received a $50,000 grant from the Dean Foods Foundation to make its Web-based resources available at no cost to dairy farmers across the country.