Every year at the World Dairy Expo the Collegiate Farm Bureau at UW-Madison and the Badger Dairy Club partner to operate the Cheese Stand. The Cheese Stand at World Dairy Expo is a student run food stand that makes the iconic grilled cheese sandwich and chocolate shakes. The stand makes thousands of grilled cheese sandwiches during […]Read More World Dairy Expo Cheese Stand in photos
Returning members and new members of the Collegiate Farm Bureau (CFB) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison gathered in a lecture hall in the Animal Sciences Building to start the school year. “I’m so excited for Collegiate Farm Bureau to start this year, because not only do we have a new advisor but we also have […]Read More CFB starts the school year off strong
Many people, understandably, want to know more about their food and how it’s produced. With recent news stories about chemicals in ice cream, confined cows and intimidating science, it can be hard to know what to believe. If you’re seeking the absolute truth, ask any farmer or agricultural student. They will be happy to tell […]Read More Questions about agriculture? Ask a farmer!
The Kewaunee County Wisconsin Farm Technology Days recently wrapped up at Ebert Enterprises, and we were able to sit down and chat with Jordan Ebert, the seventh generation on his family farm, and a recent UW-Madison Graduate. Ebert Enterprises had humble beginnings in 1997, and grew from zero to 1,000 cows within five years. From […]Read More Farm Tech Days through the eyes of the host
Tony Schmitz is a senior from Fond du Lac, Wis. studying Dairy Science with an Agricultural Business Management certificate. “I was raised on my family’s 200 cow farm and was active in the Green Valley 4-H club showing dairy cattle for 10 years.” “My passion for agriculture, specifically dairy, started at a young age as […]Read More Tony Schmitz loves cows
Emma Olstad is a Sophomore majoring in Dairy Science with and Agricultural Business Management certificate from Stoughton, Wis. I want to pursue a career in the agriculture industry because I’ve see both sides of our culture. I didn’t grow up on a dairy farm or even a hobby farm like the majority of Dairy Science […]Read More From 4-H to dairy judging, Emma Olstad bridges the farmer and consumer gap
My name is Rachel Gerbitz, I am going to be a junior from Milton, WI double majoring in Dairy Science and Life Sciences Communications at UW-Madison. My involvement in agriculture began on my family’s 60-cow dairy farm in Juneau, WI. My earliest memories include following my dad out to the barn to feed cows, and […]Read More Rachel Gerbitz finds opportunity in the dairy industry