Tag College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Conservation, collaboration, creativity: Grant County farmer charts own path, with a little help from scientist colleagues
Farmer Gerry Weiss stands as a key conduit between academic experts – many with roots in the soil – and those who make a living growing crops and animals.
“On average, only about a quarter of the crude protein in a dairy ration goes to milk,” says Professor Sebastian I Arriola Apelo.
“His work embodied the Wisconsin Idea, seeking advances and solutions in the areas of health and agriculture," says a colleague. "He was also a man of integrity, who felt a deep sense of service and commitment."
The 50-year history of UW–Madison's Lancaster Agricultural Research Station mirrors changes on Wisconsin farms over the past half century.
A University of Wisconsin–Madison professor is looking to probiotics as a way to sneak in antibiotic-free treatment for Clostridium difficile, or C. diff, a resilient gastrointestinal pathogen.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has launched the STEM Diversity Network, a website and collection of resources for students, faculty and staff in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
At a March 16 event, Alfred Hartemink, a University of Wisconsin–Madison professor and chair of soil science, and Jim Bockheim, a UW–Madison professor emeritus of soil science, will present Chancellor Rebecca Blank with the first copy of their new book, The Soils of Wisconsin.
UW-Madison's new Resource and Energy Demand Analysis (REDA) program is a one-year route to a master's degree, with plenty of demand for graduates in the energy industry.
A $10 million commercial biotech plant laboratory in Middleton, Wisconsin, first opened in 1982 with the help of University of Wisconsin–Madison scientists, will soon become part of UW–Madison following a donation from Monsanto Company.
In only 16 weeks, the UW–Madison Farm & Industry Short Course teaches students to operate their own farms, run an agricultural business, or work in the agribusiness sector.
Media representatives are invited to an open house to learn more about the University of Wisconsin–Madison Department of Food Science’s expanding educational partnership with members of Wisconsin’s wine industry, including Wollersheim Winery, the Wisconsin Winery Association and the Wisconsin Grape Growers Association.
Doctoral student and "Science Ninja" Zack Kemmerer anchored the UW–Madison team that won "Team Ninja Warrior College Madness" on Dec. 20.
Growing up on the South Side of Chicago, Keven Stonewall discovered a love for science at an early age.