Extension Dairy Educator
Phone: (608) 328-9440
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension Dairy Program is your connection to researched-based dairy information which promotes healthy dairy cattle, profitable dairy farms, and competitiveness in the dairy industry.
The Dairy Program offers education by holding in-person meetings and live webinars, as well as developing resources such as articles, factsheets, and videos that can be found right here on this website.
Our program is made up of University Specialists and Regional Educators. Specialists perform scientific research based on dairy industry demands and develop practical resources for Wisconsin farm families. Regional Dairy Educators deliver research and resources to farms like yours and connect trusted, unbiased, university-based research to assist the dairy industry in making the livelihood of farming viable in the future.
We seek to understand and educate based on how to best measure, monitor and improve methods in
improving dairy productivity and efficiency all while enhancing economic viability and environmental sustainability while protecting animal welfare and food safety to benefit Wisconsin farm families.
Dairy Educator, Jackie McCarville joined Extension in 2017. Her dairy programming will focus on dairy production management including dairy calves and heifer management, animal husbandry and well-being, nutrition, and dairy x beef crosses to help dairy producers improve productivity, profitability, and efficiency while maintaining animal well-being.
“I’m excited to bring my passion and expertise of the dairy industry to our local area.” -Jackie McCarville