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Peter Lammers working with students at Pioneer Farm

Pioneer Spotlight: Dr. Peter Lammers

Growing up on a farm in Adams, Minnesota is where Dr. Peter Lammers first found his interest in animal science. Read more about Lammers, assistant professor of animal science, in this week's Pioneer Spotlight. Read more...

Michael Campbell

Student studies boosting plant defenses

Michael Campbell, a participant in UW-Platteville's summer undergraduate scholars program, is exploring how to release volatile organic compounds over time to improve a plant's defense system. Read more...

Tomatoes in the greenhouse

Students, faculty explore urban farming to provide food for campus

Experimenting with different methods, students and faculty are growing around 100 tomato plants on the Glenview Commons terrace—one of several modern agriculture projects the School of Agriculture is exploring. Read more...

Team USA-1

Brumm takes top honors at international soils competition

Recent UW-Platteville graduate Daniel Brumm took top honors competing with Team USA at the International Soil Judging Competition in Brazil. Read more...

Muthu Venkatashwaran

Venkateshwaran selected for Underkofler Award

Dr. Muthu Venkateshwaran, assistant professor of crop physiology and molecular biology in the School of Agriculture, was named one of three recipients across the UW System of the 2018 Alliant Energy Underkofler Excellence in Teaching Award. Read more...

Pioneer Farm

Pioneer Farm to host Lafayette County Dairy Breakfast

UW-Platteville's Pioneer Farm will host the 42nd annual Lafayette County Dairy Breakfast on Saturday, June 9 from 6:30-10:30 a.m. Read more...

Berkshire Hathaway group photo

Students learn from top investors at Berkshire Hathaway

Four students recently attended the Berkshire Hathaway investors meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, giving them a unique opportunity to hear insights from some of the world’s most successful investors. Read more...

Students at AVPMA symposium

Friday Features - May 18, 2018

Weekly news briefs from May 18, 2018. Read more...

Pioneer Farm

Teaming up for interdisciplinary research, students study stress in cows

In cross-campus collaboration, several biology students have spent the semester conducting interdisciplinary research with animal science faculty and students on stress in the life of cows. Read more...

NAMA team

Pioneer NAMA team excels in national competition

A team of UW-Platteville students finished sixth in the nation at this year’s national marketing competition hosted by the National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA). Read more...