UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Jill Coleman Wasik presenting at Dairy Summit

Dairy Innovation Hub

Hub Activities

Equipment and Renovations

The FY22 Request for Proposals for Equipment and Renovation is now open. Proposals are due by noon on Friday, February 19, 2021. Details can be found at: Capital Equipment and Renovation RFP. Supporting documentation required can be found here: 

Faculty Research Fellowships

Proposals for FY22 Faculty Research Fellowships are now being accepted. The deadline for submission is noon on Friday, February 19, 2021.  Details can be found here: Faculty Research Fellowship RFP. Supporting documentation required can be found here:

Faculty Research Fellowships awarded in FY21:

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

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

Events

The inaugural Dairy Innovation Hub Dairy Summit was held virtually on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020. You can view the presentations at dairyinnovationhub.wisc.edu/dairy-summit/.