Tony Schmitz loves cows

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 […]

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Summer Discussion Series: Mariah Martin stays active and involved in agriculture

Mariah Martin is a senior majoring in Life Sciences Communication with certificates in Agricultural Business Management and Leadership. Mariah grew up actively involved in 4-H, Green County Dairy Queens program, Dane County Fairest of the Fair program, was active in numerous agricultural organizations on campus and multiple internships in the agriculture industry. “In order to […]

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Summer Discussion Series: Connor Willems engages in meaningful conversations about agriculture

Connor Willems, a senior studying Dairy Science from Reedsville, Wis., is UW-Madison CFB’s president. “Until I decided to pursue a career in agriculture, I would have been part of the 98% who do not work directly with agriculture.  Although I grew up in a rural community and had a better understanding than those in more […]

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Summer Discussion Series: Sara Griswold communicates agriculture through personal story

Sara Griswold is a senior majoring in Life Sciences Communication with the Agriculture Business Management Certificate. She grew up just west of Madison in Black Earth, Wisconsin on her family’s hobby farm. Sara was actively involved in 4-H and exhibited beef, dairy and swine at many fairs and shows throughout Wisconsin. She has always had a love […]

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