Bringing University Research To The People Of Wisconsin
Fri, 17 May 2013
Matt Ruark talks about research aimed at reducing the carbon footprint for dairy.
Thu, 16 May 2013
With reports of significant alfalfa stand damage due to winterkill after a year of drought and tight forage inventories, farmers may need to consider alternative crops to provide much needed forage earlier in the season. Alfalfa, oat, and pea seeds may already be in short supply. Dan Undersander, University of Wisconsin-Extension forage agronomist at UW-Madison, provides information on alternative crops that may offer options for dairy farmers in need of forages.
Wed, 15 May 2013
Experts generally recommend that babies be given whole milk when they stop drinking breast milk or formula after their first birthday, and then switch to fat-free or low-fat milk after their second birthday. But a new study from the Archives of Diseases of Childhood shows that toddlers who drank low-fat (1%) or non-fat (skim) milk tended to gain more weight over a two-year period than toddlers who drank whole (full-fat) milk.
Mon, 13 May 2013
In response to the need for online parenting opportunities for parents of preteens and teens, family scholars from the University of Wisconsin-Extension have developed a new website and program called Parenthetical that is aimed at parents of tweens and teens throughout the state.
Fri, 03 May 2013
Cheryl Skjolaas explains why slowing down can help you stay safe as you head to the field and gardens this spring