Transforming the Livestock and Dairy Industries

Creating More Comfortable Cows

It’s simple: happy, comfortable cows are healthier and more productive. But what constitutes cow comfort?

Read More

Old Problems, New Breakthroughs

Important new research at the UW School of Veterinary Medicine is changing the way beef and dairy farmers treat digital dermatitis, a disease that has caused painful hoof lesions and hindered animal welfare and food production for nearly 40 years.

Read More

Security in Numbers

When 2,500 show cows march in to Madison’s World Dairy Expo each year, the potential for disease to spread rapidly is serious. That’s why our student volunteers have been instrumental in ensuring biosecurity at the event.

Read More

The Future of Farming Is Digital

Faculty, staff, and students at the School of Veterinary Medicine are merging old knowledge with new technology to shape the future of modern dairy farming.

Read More