University experts help Roelli create champion cheese

If you walk into Roelli Cheese Haus near Shullsburg in southwest Wisconsin, you’ll see plenty of succulent Wisconsin cheeses — but not Little Mountain, the company’s champion cheese. It lives behind the counter, with nary a sign. Little Mountain, described …

UW helps schools update approach to science education

On a cold January morning, a few students cheer as three recent alumni of the Biology Core Curriculum honors program at UW–Madison enter a 4th grade classroom in Mazomanie, Wisconsin. These “Biocore Outreach Ambassadors” bear gifts: plastic containers, soil, fertilizer …

Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center – Audio

Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center Shawn Kaeppler, Professor Department of Agronomy UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences smkaeppl@facstaff.wisc.edu (608) 262-9571 FOR MORE INFORMATION: https://cropinnovation.cals.wisc.edu/ 3:06 – Total Time 0:19 – Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center 0:40 – Feeding a hungry world …

Cover crops in Wisconsin – Audio

Matt Ruark, Assistant Professor Department of Soil Science UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences mdruark@wisc.edu (608) 263-2889 FOR MORE INFORMATION: http://waterwaynetwork.org/ 3:01 – Total Time 0:13 – What are cover crops 0:28 – Popular uses 0:46 – Reasons to …

Potato industry commits $5M to support UW-Madison potato and vegetable research program

Wisconsin’s potato industry has had a strong, decades-long partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s potato researchers, one that has helped place Wisconsin among the top three potato-producing states in the nation. Now, in order to ensure the ongoing strength of …

‘Magic’ plus UW science equal world-champ cheese

Wisconsin cheese is at least as old as the state. The University of Wisconsin–Madison has one of the world’s great institutions of dairy food science, the Center for Dairy Research. And yet when milk is converted into cheese, science only …

Seeds & vegetables in the future – Audio

Bill Tracy, Professor Department of Agronomy UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences wftracy@wisc.edu 608-262-2587 NOTE: Fifth and final in a series for 2017 Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook Forum held Jan. 19 Total Time: 3:10 0:12 – What’s New in Wisconsin …

2017 Dairy outlook – Audio

Mark Stephenson, Extension Dairy Policy Analyst Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences mwstephenson@wisc.edu Phone (608) 890-3755 NOTE: Fourth in a series for 2017 Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook Forum Jan. 19 2017 OUTLOOK FORUM REGISTRATION …

Innovation drives food business – Audio

Paul Mitchell, Extension Agricultural Economist Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences pdmitchell@wisc.edu (608) 265-6514, (608) 263-3964 NOTE: Third in a series for 2017 Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook Forum Jan. 19 2017 OUTLOOK FORUM REGISTRATION …

Dairy year in review – Audio

Mark Stephenson, Extension Dairy Policy Analyst Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences mwstephenson@wisc.edu Phone (608) 890-3755 NOTE: Second in a series for 2017 Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook Forum Jan. 19 2017 OUTLOOK FORUM REGISTRATION …