A leader in the production of bio-energy, Wisconsin has more on-farm bio-energy systems than any other state–systems which convert manure into renewable energy, powering more than 7,500 homes 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Researching Wisconsin's diverse agricultural landscape, UW-Discovery Farms uses real working farms facing different environmental challenges. The program takes a real-world approach to finding innovative ways to safeguard our land and water resources.
For more than 160 years, dairy has shaped Wisconsin's landscape, economy and culture. Today we're home to nearly 25% of the nation's dairy farm families, and we produce one in every four pounds of cheese sold in the U.S. Read how dairy is shaping our future.