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  • Posted on February 25, 2020
    Groundbreaking Women Scholars of CALS

    Marguerite Davis, Elizabeth McCoy, and Esther Lederberg were all remarkable researchers and women in their own right, but CALS has seen the likes of many […]

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    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
    Big Data Wranglers

    The video clip shows some very colorful calves. It’s an overhead view of five young Holsteins, but none of them is black and white. They […]

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    ‘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
    ‘App’-riculture

    Mike Cerny has been farming long enough to have a reliable intuition when it comes to decisions about applying chemical protection to his crops. So […]

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    Major Modernization

    Last fall, I outlined some of the key goals for the ongoing Organizational Redesign of the college. At the time, the project was in its […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2019
    What Would a Cow Prefer?

    As a psychology student at Harvard University, Jennifer Van Os studied people with Alzheimer’s disease. Animals and agriculture were far from her mind. But she […]

  • Posted on May 14, 2018
    How about Some Granola with That?

    Yogurt already has a lot going for it. A fermented dairy food, it is rich in calcium, vitamin D, and protein. Its mildly sour taste […]

  • Posted on October 16, 2017
    Catch Up with…Corey Geiger BS’95 and Steve Larson MS’70

    With its unmistakable oversized format and bold red masthead, Hoard’s Dairyman is perhaps the most influential publication in the dairy industry today. What began in […]

  • Posted on June 20, 2017
    Catch up with … Molly Sloan BS’06 Dairy Science/Life Sciences Communication

    As a child, Molly Sloan dreamed of one day stepping onto the colorful shavings that cover the floor of the Dane County Coliseum in order […]

  • Posted on October 5, 2016
    New Facilities Sharpen Our Cutting Edge

    Our researchers in the meat, plant and dairy sciences have for years been making cutting-edge discoveries in facilities that were anything but. Through their dedication […]

  • Posted on March 4, 2016
    Milk, Motherhood and the Dairy Cow

    A cost-saving technology allows farmers to better synchronize when cows are in heat