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  • Posted on October 1, 2020
    Meat Science Program, Vita Plus Partner to Feed Those in Need

      When the coronavirus pandemic started disrupting the nation’s meat supply chains in spring, UW–Madison’s swine program soon found itself among the affected operations. With […]

  • Posted on June 11, 2020
    Corporate Grant Fuels Effort to Reduce Food Insecurity and Waste on Campus

      It’s a late fall afternoon on the UW–Madison campus, and seven undergraduates are scooping jasmine rice and a lemongrass tofu-vegetable dish into single-use plastic […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2020
    Dairy Industry Support for Grad Students Pays Off

    When it comes to generating useful ideas and solutions for the dairy industry, graduate student researchers are the unsung heroes. “Most of the research that […]

  • Posted on October 11, 2019
    ‘I Wonder What I Can Do?’

    From the Dairy Cattle Center to the Multicultural Student Center, from DNA to proteins to flavor perception. These were among the wide-ranging locales and topics […]

  • Posted on June 19, 2019
    Deibel Family Gift Cultivates Grad Student Discoveries

    Scientists-in-training at the UW Food Research Institute (FRI) are identifying better probiotics and improving food safety with the help of a generous gift from retired […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2019
    Student Launches Scholarship Before Graduating

    Senior Abagail Catania BSx’19 couldn’t wait until graduation to make a difference in the lives of students like herself. So she didn’t. Instead, she established […]

  • Posted on October 17, 2018
    Farm Tour Enriches FISC Experience

    Since 1886, the Farm and Industry Short Course (FISC) has been drawing students to the UW–Madison campus for certificate-level education as they pursue careers in […]

  • Posted on May 14, 2018
    A Half-century of the PBPG Program

    The Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics (PBPG) program is marking an impressive milestone this year. In June, faculty, staff, students, and alumni will gather for […]

  • Posted on March 7, 2018
    ‘Dairy Challenge’ Offers More than Competition

    There’s no better place than America’s Dairyland for a dairy farm management competition that helps undergraduates learn firsthand about the industry. The Badger Dairy Challenge, […]

  • Posted on October 16, 2017
    Cultivating Student Success at Allen Centennial Garden

    Allen Centennial Garden may be one of the most beautiful places on the UW–Madison campus, but it’s also becoming one of its most comprehensive classrooms. […]

  • Posted on August 28, 2017
    Into the Woods with FWE

    Regal hemlocks tower overhead, fragile ferns blanket the forest floors and ribbons of sunlight break through the canopy. That may sound like paradise, but for […]

  • Posted on February 20, 2017
    Daughters of Demeter Celebrate 100

    In Greek mythology, Demeter is the goddess of the harvest and agriculture, presiding over the fertility of the earth. And in that spirit, members of […]