The Extension Dairy Program strengthens the competitiveness of the Wisconsin dairy industry through statewide leadership in education and research.

Explore our programs and resources

Agriculture Safety and Health

Create safe work spaces to prevent injuries and fatalities.


Animal Welfare and Herd Health

Supporting and strengthening the dairy and beef cattle industry through awareness and understanding of improved animal handling and animal well-being practices.

Dairy Replacements

Programs to help producers and calf/heifer raisers enhance productivity and profitability.

Dairy Facilities and Modernization

Decision-making tools to use when considering investing in facilities and technology to provide animal comfort and improved profitability.

Milk Quality and Milking Systems

Tools for dairy producers, veterinarians and industry professionals to improve herd health and milk quality.

Feed and Nutrition

Research-based information that enhances profitable forage production and utilization while sustaining Wisconsin’s natural resources.

Reproduction and Genetics

Research focused on improving reproduction and increase profitability.


On demand information to help producers and consultants make timely decisions in the field or the barn.

Contact us

For more information about dairy programs, contact Mark Hagedorn

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