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Pluemer and Hoffman at conference

Friday Features - March 16, 2018

Weekly news briefs from the week of March 16. Read more...

Hydroponic Lettuce Harvest

Student-run business to deliver fresh produce

With the help of a recently installed hydroponic system in Pioneer Greenhouse, a new student-run business – Pioneer Produce – will deliver locally-sourced, fresh, chemical-free produce directly to customers. Read more...

BILSA faculty tour UW-Richland farm

UW-Platteville, UW-Richland explore ag possibilities

Representatives from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and University of Wisconsin-Richland met on March 2 to explore new possibilities in agricultural education once the collaborative integration between the two campuses begins. Read more...

UW-Platteville faculty in Spain

Global ag trends lead to international opportunities

From learning agriculture in Spain to exploring sustainability practices in Costa Rica or working with elephants in Thailand, new opportunities could soon be available to School of Agriculture students at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Read more...

Dr. Rami Reddy and Tristan Martins harvesting baby ginger

One year into project, interest in niche crop grows

With the help of a two-year U.S. Department of Agriculture grant, Dr. Rami Reddy, director of UW-Platteville's School of Agriculture, and a group of students spent the past year growing baby ginger, exploring market prices and creating value-added products. Read more...

Charles Steiner

Steiner recognized with national award

Dr. Charles Steiner, director of UW-Platteville’s Pioneer Farm and professor of agribusiness, recently received national recognition as the recipient of the Outstanding Adviser Award from the Alpha Gamma Rho national chapter. Read more...

Prairie burn

Students conduct prescribed burn, gain hands-on experience

UW-Platteville students, along with Dr. Yari Johnson, assistant professor of reclamation, environment and conservation, recently conducted research during a prescribed fall prairie burn. Read more...

Pioneer Farm

Vita Plus Corporation makes lead gift

In honor of the UW-Platteville’s Pioneers Day of Giving, Vita Plus Corporation, a livestock feed production company headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, has announced a lead gift of $25,000. Read more...

Dr. Annie Kinwa-Muzinga

Pioneer Spotlight: Dr. Annie Kinwa-Muzinga

This week's Pioneer Spotlight is Dr. Annie Kinwa-Muzinga, professor of agribusiness. Read more...

Paige McMahon

McMahon nurtures animals in Thailand

This summer, sophomore animal science major Paige McMahon, of Greenfield, Wisconsin spent three weeks in Thailand helping animals and learning hands-on what it’s like to be a veterinarian. Read more...


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