Dairy Innovation Hub

Dr. Wayne Weber

Updates from the Dean for Fall 2020

Authored on: Aug 08, 2020, Written by: Dr. Wayne Weber, Dean of the UW-Platteville College of Business, Industry, Life Science and Agriculture
A message from Dr. Wayne Weber, Dean of the UW-Platteville College of Business, Industry, Life Science and Agriculture.

Pioneer Farm

State-funded Dairy Innovation Hub hires first faculty members

Authored on: Jul 07, 2020, Written by: Maria Woldt, Dairy Innovation Hub program manager
Ryan Pralle and Joseph Sanford have been hired as faculty members by the UW-Platteville School of Agriculture, representing the first tenure-track faculty positions funded by the Dairy Innovation Hub.

Dairy Innovation Hub Fellowships

Faculty fellowships funded by state-sponsored Dairy Innovation Hub

Authored on: Jun 06, 2020, Written by: Maria Woldt, Dairy Innovation Hub program manager
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville recently awarded seven faculty research fellowships to help increase dairy-related research capacity through the Dairy Innovation Hub initiative.

Tera Montgomery

Grant supports opening of Dairy Pilot Plant, student-run business

Authored on: Nov 11, 2019, Written by: Alison Parkins
Ice cream will soon be the next product made and sold by students on the UW-Platteville campus. A recent grant from the Compeer Financial Fund for Rural America will support the opening of UW-Platteville’s Dairy Pilot Plant and the creation of a student-run ice cream production business.

Representatives on a farm

UW Dairy Innovation Hub seeks solutions to challenges facing Wisconsin dairy industry

Authored on: Oct 10, 2019, Written by: UW System
From improving human nutrition to assuring clean water to growing the farm economy while caring for animals, the Dairy Innovation Hub will harness the intellectual and creative power of three University of Wisconsin institutions to address the most complex challenges facing the state’s dairy industry.

Dairy Hub Classes

Dairy Innovation Hub moves closer to reality

Authored on: Jun 06, 2019, Written by: Paul Erickson

The proposed Dairy Innovation Hub bill moved two steps closer to reality this week when the Wisconsin Assembly and Senate both passed the proposal that the Wisconsin Joint Committee on Finance originally recommended in the 2019-21 state budget. The budget now goes before Gov. Tony Evers.


Student with a horse at Pioneer Farm

Dairy program would grow under new bill

Authored on: Apr 04, 2019, Written by: Paul Erickson

The UW Dairy Innovation Hub was approved in the new state budget. The University of Wisconsin-Platteville dairy program would grow significantly under a proposed University of Wisconsin Dairy Innovation Hub bill introduced this week to the state legislature.