UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Baumann teaching dairy course at the Mann Valley Farm

Dairy Innovation Hub

Hub Activities

Supplies and Equipment

The request for Dairy Innovation Hub Supplies and Equipment is closed. Decisions regarding proposal funding will be made soon.

Faculty Research Fellowships

The application for Dairy Innovation Hub Faculty Research Fellowships is closed. The UWRF Steering Committee has reviewed and made awards. The following Faculty Research Fellowships have been awarded to current faculty beginning 2020-2021:

Project Title

Principal Investigators

Project Duration

Analysis and Publication of Dairy Cow Research Data

Larry Baumann, Professor of Animal Science & DVM

Steve Kelm, Professor of Dairy Science

1 year

Improving the Health and Welfare of Dairy Calves

Sylvia Kehoe, Professor of Dairy Science

2 years

UWRF Mann Valley Farm Bovine Compost Research Expansion

Patrick Woolcock, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Engineering

Natasha Rayne, Assistant Professor of Soil Science

Youngmi Kim, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Engineering

Kelly Wilhelm, Assistant Professor of Soil Science

Simon Jette-Nantel, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics

2 years

Calf Management Practices, Animal Welfare and the Social Sustainability of the Dairy Industry

Albert Boaitey, Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics

Sylvia Kehoe, Professor of Dairy Science

3 years

Seeking Solutions to Groundwater Contamination in Agricultural Communities: Strategic Study of Factors Influencing Contaminated Transport from the Land Surface into Aquifers

Jill Coleman Wasik, Associate Professor of Environmental Science

3 years

Novel Dairy Cropping Systems to Enhance Economic and Environmental Resilience of Wisconsin Dairy Farms

Veronica Justen, Associate Professor of Crop Science

3 years

Upcoming Events

Undergraduate students from UW-River Falls, UW-Platteville and UW-Madison are invited to compete in the Dairy Innovation Hub Fall 2020 Challenge with their ideas or creative solutions benefiting Wisconsin's dairy community. To find out more, register and attend the info session on Monday, Sept. 14 at 6 p.m.

The inaugural Dairy Innovation Hub Dairy Summit will be held virtually on Wednesday, Nov. 18. from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Learn more and register for the event at dairyinnovationhub.wisc.edu/dairy-summit/.