Wisconsin

NIFA Supports Disaster Education through EDEN

USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) supports disaster education through the Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN).

'Functional Ice' Shows Food Industry How to Keep Cool and Reduce Loss

Over 133 billion pounds of food per year is lost due to waste at different stages in the farm-to-fork continuum.

Computational Fluid Dynamics to Design Future Dairy Housing

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have developed computational fluid dynamics models that can provide a clear picture of how new dairy housing barns—designed for ventilation and cow comfort—will perform in real-life settings.

Rice Rice Baby

Michael R. Schläppi, a researcher at Marquette University, Wisconsin, has determined that certain rice varieties are suitable for cultivation in a cold climate such as Wisconsin's.

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Beneficial Gut Bacteria Metabolize Fiber to Improve Heart Health in Mice

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison showed that mice that harbored a particular bacteria and that also ate a high-fiber diet suffered from less atherosclerosis and had reduced inflammation compared to mice without the bacteria.