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 …

Annual Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook Forum – Jan. 19

Terms such as “treading water” and “getting by” and “eating equity” are being used by agricultural economists to sum up 2016. When those same economists look forward to 2017 for agriculture, the terms are more hopeful such as, “2017 is …

OGRAIN organic grain production and marketing workshop offered in January

With strong demand and premium prices for organic grain, opportunities abound in this growing industry. A weekend workshop offered by the Organic Grain Resources and Information Network (OGRAIN) and the Farm and Industry Short Course (FISC) at UW-Madison will help …

From public outreach to peer review, UW–Madison scientists find value in social media

Social media has erased many of the boundaries between leaders and the people they represent, between experts and the lay public, between scientists and nonscientists. It has enabled people to communicate directly and interact in unprecedented ways. At the University …

Fast Plants Program’s new varieties are tailored for classroom use

A UW–Madison program built around plants that mature quickly enough to engage the scientific curiosity of elementary through college students is releasing two new varieties that make the popular plants even better suited to classrooms. The Wisconsin Fast Plants are …

Aronia Berry Benefits – Audio

Bradley Bolling, Assistant Professor Department of Food Science UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences bwbolling@wisc.edu (608) 890-0212 Total Time – 3:01 0:15 – Aronia Project 0:30 – Berry Facts 1:03 – Research targets 1:55 – Health Claims 2:40 – …

Annual Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook Forum Jan. 19

The financial health of Wisconsin’s farms and agricultural business and emerging issues and opportunities are topics for the upcoming Wisconsin Agricultural Outlook Forum on Thursday, Jan. 19 on the UW-Madison campus. The event is sponsored by UW-Madison, UW-Extension and features …