archive-edu.com » EDU » U » UWRF.EDU

Total: 1498

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • Laboratory Farms | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    flock Demonstrations and experimental plots are also provided for student use Cropland and livestock production facilities are used for classroom and hands on educational purposes Modern facilities house the animals and are used to demonstrate the relationships between management nutrition breeding and the environment Laboratory Farm Staff Bill Connolly Farm Director Allison Kirker Animal Research Technician Senior Dairy Harry Larsen Farm Associate Supervisor Mann Valley Farm Becky Schley Dairy Enterprise Manager Aaron Thibault Feed Technician Mark Watrud Farm Equipment Jennifer Weinert Animal Research Technician Senior Equine Campus Farm Located south of River Falls within walking distance of campus the Campus Farm includes approximately 130 acres primarily devoted to horse operations The facilities of the farm include outdoor and heated indoor rodeo arenas barns with classroom space breeding facilities and pasture and hay land The rodeo arena is the site of an intercollegiate student run rodeo each September A mult purpose arena is utilized for livestock shows and sales horse science coursework an indoor riding arena and colt barn FFA career development events take place here as well An additional 32 acres is utilized for horticulture research and extension work and an 8 acre site on the northwest edge of the farm is devoted to environmental science and forestry projects These laboratory plots are used by students for research observation and practical learning experience Mann Valley Farm Located 2 5 miles northwest of River Falls at County Road MM and South Glover Road Mann Valley Farm spans approximately 475 acres The farm houses beef dairy sheep and swine operations Facilities include beef finishing lots swine farrowing hoop and finishing barns sheep barn with heated lambing rooms and the St Croix Valley Bull Test Station Rations for livestock are formulated and processed at the farm facilities Feed processing grain drying and storage

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/CAFES/LabFarms.cfm (2016-02-16)
    Open archived version from archive


  • Center for Dairy Farm Safety | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    Z Search Directory News Event Calendar D2L eSIS Email Library Resources For Students Faculty Staff Alumni Friends Parents Family Community Search UWRF Center for Dairy Farm Safety Center for Dairy Farm Safety Resources Dairy Farm Safety Training Information USAID Training for Pakistan Safe and healthy employees are essential to the quality and productive business you ve worked so hard to build Who are we The Center for Dairy Farm Safety CDFS was established in 2011 from funds that were awarded to UWRF from OSHA s Susan Harwood Training Grant Program Even though the grant has ended after 4 years we continue to develop training materials tools and resources to assist dairy farmers in establishing and maintaining an effective health and safety program The goal of the CDFS is to bring together best practice protocols for dairy operation occupational safety and health programs The program provides valuable resources to dairy farmers by developing new curriculum designed with dairy industry involvement extending outreach capabilities to dairy producers and providing training to future producers and managers The CDFS offers two sets of educational materials one for dairy farm owners and one for dairy farm employees available in English and Spanish The dairy farm owner materials cover 8 different topics Effective Safety and Health Programs Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment Injury Trends Hazard Communication Hazards with Animal Handling Hazards with Farm Machinery Personal Protection Equipment and Introduction to OSHA The dairy farm employee training was developed by the National Farm Medicine Center NFMC in Marshfield WI and the Migrant Clinician s Network in Maryland UWRF professors performed a technical review The 5 different topics available in English and Spanish are Introduction to Dairy Safety Animal Handling Machinery Safety Worker Rights and Responsibilities and Chemical Safety In cooperation with the UW Eau Claire nursing program

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/CenterForDairyFarmSafety/Index.cfm (2016-02-16)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Cooperative Extension | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    Development program with a broad range of expertise Agricultural Marketing Brenda Boetel Dr Boetel is an Extension Agricultural Marketing Specialist focusing on the areas of livestock marketing and price analysis She joined UW Extension in the fall of 2002 In addition to her background in agricultural and applied economics she also has an interest in international development Related Links UWRF Agricultural Economics UW Extension Emerging Agricultural Markets Animal Health Larry Baumann Dr Baumann is an Extension Animal Health Specialist with a particular interest in dairy cattle His focus is on preventing disease and managing conditions that influence the productivity and profitability of dairy herds Related Links Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association American Veterinary Medical Association University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board UW Extension Dairy Science Milk Quality University of Wisconsin Veterinary Medicine Johne s Information Center Cooperatives Survey Research Center David Trechter Dr Trechter is an Extension Economist working on issues related to cooperatives and community development He also directs the Survey Research Center SRC at UWRF and in this role he oversees various survey projects to assist communities with determining needs assessments gathering residents opinions on various issues quantifying the impact of tourism etc You can browse some of the surveys the SRC has conducted by clicking on Publications on the Survey Research Center web site Related Links Survey Research Center UWRF Agricultural Economics University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives Arthur Capper Cooperative Center Centre for Co operative Studies at University College Cork Ireland Small Fruit Production Brian Smith Dr Smith is an Extension Commercial Fruit Specialist who helps growers make improvements in cultural efficiency to remain competitive improve their profitability diversify their operations and respond to changing government regulation of pesticide usage He also maintains an active

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/CAFES/Extension.cfm (2016-02-16)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Dairy Processing Workshops | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    About UWRF Academics Admissions Campus Life Athletics Quick Links A Z Search Directory News Event Calendar D2L eSIS Email Library Resources For Students Faculty Staff Alumni Friends Parents Family Community Search UWRF Animal and Food Science Animal and Food Science Animal Science Companion Animal Animal Science Equine Animal Science Meat Animal Animal Science Vet Tech Dairy Science Career Opportunities Dairy Learning Center Student Involvement CAFES Home Food Processing Technology Minor Pre Veterinary Medicine Program Falcon Foods Store Cheese Ice Cream Meat CAFES Home Dairy Processing Workshops Stabling Facilities Faculty Staff CAFES Home Dairy Processing Workshops Artisan and specialty cheese production in Wisconsin has increased since 1999 to just over 10 percent of the total cheese currently produced in Wisconsin Farmstead produced bottled milks yogurts and ice creams have also increased impressively To put it succinctly the dairy industry in Wisconsin is changing rapidly on a number of fronts The Wisconsin Dairy Artisan Network was established to provide support and mentoring activities It sponsors an annual Field Days event to showcase successful operations works closely with the Department of Agriculture Trade and Consumer Protection DATCP staff in the Value Added Office and has been active in supporting the development of curricula on business planning and process technology for small producers Active and potential artisan producers are spread across the state and traditional on campus courses are not always feasible for them At the University of Wisconsin River Falls we teach two of the five basic courses required for the Wisconsin Cheesemaker s license Basic Cheesemaker s License February 8 12 2016 Closed Basic Cheesemaker s License September 19 23 2016 Register Now Pasteurization for Operators March 14 15 2016 Register Now Pasteurization for Operators October 6 7 2016 Register Now More information about these courses can be found here For information

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/ANFS/DairyProcessingWorkshops.cfm (2016-02-16)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Falcon Foods Store | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    Students work under the direction of a full time plant manager and produce a variety of products including cheese ice cream and meats which are available for purchase in the Falcon Foods Store The primary goal of the plant is to provide valuable learning experiences for students to take with them and put to use in their future careers They are involved in all aspects of production sanitation and quality control Students have the unique opportunity to work in a commercial plant setting The dairy plant uses raw milk from the UWRF Dairy Farm and is primarily self supporting The meat plant receives raw product from the UWRF Laboratory Farms and local farmers View the Falcon Foods online store by clicking the Order Now button Order Now 1 To pay by credit card and ship to an address or pick up in person read instructions below and order online 2 To pay by cash or check for pick up ONLY visit store to make and complete order All credit card orders must be placed online the store only accepts cash or check Please review the following prior to ordering online No orders will be delivered on holidays All orders will be delivered without a signature required We only ship orders Monday Wednesday We will not ship if a weekend will delay delivery date in order to prevent perishable items from sitting unrefrigerated Products will be shipped via USPS Shipping costs may vary by time of year and state For bulk orders over 40 pounds or 8 cheese boxes please contact Falcon Foods for exact shipping costs Remember that individual cheese and cheese boxes are perishable and must be refrigerated upon arrival Falcon Foods is not responsible for products left unrefrigerated Perishable products from Falcon Foods are not eligible for returns

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/ANFS/FalconFoods/Index.cfm (2016-02-16)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Horse Breeding Program | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    UWRF Menu About UWRF Academics Admissions Campus Life Athletics Quick Links A Z Search Directory News Event Calendar D2L eSIS Email Library Resources For Students Faculty Staff Alumni Friends Parents Family Community Search UWRF Animal and Food Science Animal and Food Science Animal Science Companion Animal Animal Science Equine Animal Science Meat Animal Animal Science Vet Tech Dairy Science Career Opportunities Dairy Learning Center Student Involvement CAFES Home Food Processing Technology Minor Pre Veterinary Medicine Program Falcon Foods Store Cheese Ice Cream Meat CAFES Home Dairy Processing Workshops Stabling Facilities Faculty Staff CAFES Home Horse Breeding Program At UW River Falls we ve developed a successful breeding program where students learn to collect stallions package semen foal out and breed mares They have a unique opportunity to work with internationally respected stallions like Skeets Peppy CAFES re established the breeding program in 2005 through the generous support of the Wisconsin Agricultural Growth Foundation and many supporters in the equine industry Our goal is to provide a unique educational program for our students while producing top quality performance horses We are supported solely by donations and revenues received from the sale of our foals at the UWRF Colt Sale If you

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/ANFS/HorseBreedingProgram.cfm (2016-02-16)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    Life Athletics Quick Links A Z Search Directory News Event Calendar D2L eSIS Email Library Resources For Students Faculty Staff Alumni Friends Parents Family Community Search UWRF Communication Sciences and Disorders Communication Sciences and Disorders Mission Statement NSSLHA Undergraduate Program Undergraduate Program Assessment Communication Science and Disorders Major Communication Science and Disorders Minor CEPS Home Graduate Program Master of Science Degree Graduate Program Assessment CEPS Home Speech Language and Hearing Clinic Facilities Tour Faculty Student Outcome Data CEPS Home Speech Language and Hearing Clinic Each week the University Speech Language Hearing Clinic located in Room B31 WEB provides speech language hearing and swallowing evaluation and therapy services to approximately 50 60 individuals of all ages from River Falls and surrounding communities Services are offered in the areas of Hearing hearing aid maintenance Articulation Phonology Foreign accent reduction Stuttering Voice Language Feeding swallowing Cognitive aspects of communication Social aspects of communication Augmentative Alternative communication In addition to these individual services the clinic provides regular support groups for individuals with aphasia stuttering and fear of speaking assistance to the University Preschool language facilitation groups for children in need assistance to local school districts in providing on site speech and hearing screenings for children in preschool through fifth grade speech language services to River Falls Area Hospital Clinical services are provided by graduate students in the Department of Communicative Disorders Supervision is provided by faculty and staff who are certified by the American Speech Language Hearing Association Supervisors click here to access the on line Calipso evaluation rating forms Services are provided free to students The clinic bills 3rd party insurance and offers a sliding fee scale to others Please review the Speech Language billing policy Call the clinic at 715 425 3801 for more information or see our flyer The UWRF Speech

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/CSD/LanguageAndHearingClinic.cfm (2016-02-16)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Falcon Frontier Days Rodeo | University of Wisconsin-River Falls
    m Where does the Rodeo take place The rodeo is located at UWRF s Campus Lab Farm at the intersection of Cemetery Road and Wasson Lane How do I purchase Rodeo tickets Prior to the show tickets can be purchased in the lobbies of the Ag Science building and the University Center on Wednesday September 9 from noon to 3 00 p m Thursday September 10 from 9 11 a m and 2 3 p m and Friday September 11 from 9 a m 3 p m Tickets can also be purchased at the gate the day of the show at full price How much does admission cost Tickets are Adults ages 12 and over 12 Children under age 12 8 Children age 4 and under Free UWRF Students 8 Tickets purchased prior to the show are 2 off the listed price Who can participate in the Rodeo UWRF members of the Rodeo Club who are on the Rodeo Team are eligible to participate in the Falcon Frontier Days Rodeo About 1 4 of Rodeo Club members participate on the Rodeo Team There are no requirements to join Rodeo Club and members are encouraged to participate in as many events as possible to get to know other club members and join in the fun There are however requirements that must be met to compete on the UWRF Rodeo Team See below How do I join the Rodeo Team To be a member of the Rodeo Team the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association NIRA requires that members are a full time student with a GPA of at least a 2 0 Any student who meets these requirements and who purchases their NIRA membership can compete There are many universities that compete at UWRF s Rodeo The Great Lakes region consists of schools

    Original URL path: http://www.uwrf.edu/ANFS/FalconFrontierDaysRodeo.cfm (2016-02-16)
    Open archived version from archive