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Sheila McGuirk

Sheila McGuirk

Professor, medical sciences, veterinary medicine

Expert on integrating diagnostic, therapeutic and preventative strategies and tools into dairy herds to improve health, welfare and productivity

Philipp Simon

Philipp Simon

Professor, horticulture

Expert on plant breeding and genetics

Daniel Schaefer

Daniel Schaefer

Professor and chair, animal sciences

Expert on beef cattle production systems, meat quality and fermentation in rumenon

Andrew Milkowski

Andrew Milkowski

Adjunct professor, animal sciences, muscle biology laboratory

Expert on meat processing, foodborne illness, diet and health

James Steele

James Steele

Professor, food science

Expert on lactic acid bacteria used as probiotics, in food fermentations and in industrial fermentation

Scott Rankin

Scott Rankin

Associate professor, food science

Expert on dairy foods processing and chemistry, leading to changes in function, flavor and color

Matthew Digman

Matthew Digman

Assistant professor, biological systems engineering

Expertise in agricultural field machinery design, management, economics and operation

Yiqun Weng

Yiqun Weng

Assistant professor, horticulture

Expert in plant genetics, genomics and breeding

Kristen Bernard

Kristen Bernard

Associate professor, pathobiological sciences

Expert in virology and zoonotic diseases

Matt Ruark

Matt Ruark

Assistant professor, soil science

Expert in agricultural nutrient recommendations, nitrogen and phosphorus losses

Amanda Gevens

Amanda Gevens

Assistant professor, plant pathology; extension plant pathologist

Expert on potato and vegetable disease identification, characterization, and management

Andrew Bent

Andrew Bent

Professor, plant pathology; science adviser to dean of International Studies

Expert in plant molecular biology and biotechnology, especially in relation to agriculture

Jean-Michel Ane

Jean-Michel Ane

Assistant professor, agronomy, and Nelson Institute Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE)

Expert on plant-microbe symbioses and legume genetics

Dan Undersander

Dan Undersander

Professor, agronomy

Expert on forage production, grazing, and hay, haylage, and silage making

Steve Ventura

Steve Ventura

Professor, environmental studies and soil science; Director, Land Tenure Center

Expert in community food systems, land tenure, GIS, agricultural land management

Peter Carstensen

Peter Carstensen

Professor, law

Expert on competition law and policy (antitrust law and economic regulation); energy regulation; agricultural market regulation; insurance and torts

Laura Jull

Laura Jull

Associate professor, horticulture; extension specialist

Expert on woody ornamentals, including trees, shrubs, evergreens and vines; nursery management, landscape installation and maintenance; tree care

Shawn Kaeppler

Shawn Kaeppler

Professor, agronomy

Expert in maize, corn, genetics, biofuel, epigenetics, plant breeding, plant biotechnology, transgenic plants, crops for underdeveloped countries, plant roots

Mo Fayyaz

Mo Fayyaz

Distinguished faculty associate, botany

Expert on greenhouse, botanical garden and selected plants for teaching

Brian Kirkpatrick

Brian Kirkpatrick

Professor, animal sciences

Expert on genetics of livestock species

Tom Crenshaw

Tom Crenshaw

Professor, animal sciences

Expert in swine nutrition and management, animal nutrition, bone growth and minerals

Daniel Kleinman

Daniel Kleinman

Professor and chair, community and environmental sociology

Expert in science and technology policy; the knowledge economy

Ron Kean

Ron Kean

Poultry specialist, UW-Extension

Expert on poultry production and management

T. Douglas Price

T. Douglas Price

Professor emeritus, anthropology

Expert on archaeology, European prehistory, archaeological chemistry, hunter-gatherers, migration, origins of agriculture, sociocultural complexity

Scott Bowe

Scott Bowe

Associate professor; wood products extension specialist

Expert in wood product manufacturing, demand and utilization

Peter Vanderloo

Peter Vanderloo

Associate director, clinical associate professor, Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Expert in veterinary medicine and livestock diseases

Philip O'Leary

Philip O'Leary

Professor, Engineering Professional Development

Expert on landfills and solid waste disposal, engineering continuing education

Kyle Stiegert

Kyle Stiegert

Professor, agricultural and applied economics; Director, Food System Research Group

Expert on the economics of food retailing, manufacturing, and policy

Hiroshi Maeda

Hiroshi Maeda

Assistant professor, botany

Plant biochemistry and physiology, amino acid biosynthesis in plants

Vince Davis

Vince Davis

Assistant professor, cropping systems, weed science extension specialist

Expert on management options, biology, and ecology of competitive weeds in corn, soybean and small grain cropping systems.

Laura Hernandez

Laura Hernandez

Assistant professor, dairy science

Expert in the area of lactation biology and the factors that regulate milk synthesis

Holly Gibbs

Holly Gibbs

Assistant professor, geography, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Expert on tropical land-use change, deforestation and carbon emissions

Alfred Hartemink

Alfred Hartemink

Professor of Soil Science

Soil scientist

Marianne Smukowski

Marianne Smukowski

Outreach program manager, Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research

Expert on food safety/quality, and regulatory matters for the Wisconsin dairy industy

Lawrence Olson

Instructor, Farm & Industry Short Course (FISC)

Expert on sales training, manager training, business communication, relationship management and negotiation skills.

Sarah Botham

Sarah Botham

Faculty associate, life sciences communication; NAMA advisor and marketing team coach

Expert on agriculture and life sciences communication and marketing; strategic planning & branding; grape growing, agri-tourism, new-product launches

Mark Stephenson

Mark Stephenson

Director of Dairy Policy Analysis

Expert on dairy markets and policy

Mutlu Ozdogan

Mutlu Ozdogan

Assistant professor, forestry and environmental Studies

Expert on processing satellite images for environmental information in forested and agricultural landscapes

Julie Dawson

Julie Dawson

Assistant professor, horticulture

Expert on organic agriculture, participatory research, plant breeding, agrobiodiversity conservation

Lydia Zepeda

Lydia Zepeda

Professor, consumer science; faculty affiliate: Environmental Studies; URPL; GWS; LACIS; Center for Euro Studies

Expert on sustainable consumption, organic and local foods, CSA, farmers' markets, mobile markets,time use, food labels, family farm labor,labor policy