Mission Statement

Arlington View 1The mission of the UW-Madison Department of Dairy Science is to discover, develop and disseminate knowledge that improves the quality of milk and the efficiency and profitability of its production around the world. Our work helps the dairy industry provide wholesome products to consumers in economical, humane and environmentally sound ways.

The UW-Madison Department of Dairy Science is internationally recognized for progressive dairy research and educational programs, We are leaders in supplying nutrition, genetics, lactation, reproduction, farm management and milk quality expertise.

We never lose sight of the real-world business of dairy production. Through our intensified business curriculum and our strong ties to the dairy industry, we provide dairy professionals with research-based knowledge they can use to improve their businesses.