Two cows, three types of cheese, and 2,000 half-pints of milk, Ag Day on Campus 2018 certainly was memorable! While the weather didn’t cooperate, CFB students shared their agriculture story during a spring Wisconsin blizzard. Check out some photo highlights! AdvertisementsRead More Ag Day on Campus 2018 in Photos
Collegiate Farm Bureau at the University of Wisconsin-Madison hosted the Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation Collegiate Discussion Meet on Tuesday, November 14. The competitors discussed how Farm Bureau can help first-generation farmers and ranchers get started in agriculture. Alison Wedig and Connor Willems will be advancing to the state competition at the Young Farmer and Agriculturalist […]Read More Wedig and Willems advance to State Collegiate Discussion Meet
Food Evolution is a movie set amidst a brutally polarized debate marked by fear, distrust, and confusion: the controversy surrounding GMOs and food. Traveling from the Hawaiian papaya groves to banana farms in Uganda to the cornfields of Iowa, Food Evolution wrestles with the emotions and the evidence driving one of the most heated arguments […]Read More Food Evolution screening grows into lively panel discussion
Representative Keith Ripp from Assembly District 42 in Lodi, Wisconsin spoke at Collegiate Farm Bureau’s second meeting of the semester. Representative Ripp serves on the Committee on Agriculture, Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage, and Workforce Development. He is Chair of the Committee on Workforce Development and Vice Chair of the Committee on Local Government. Ripp […]Read More WI Assembly Representative Keith Ripp visits CFB meeting
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!
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