AAE Alum Honored by CALS

AAE Alumnus Elzie Higginbottom (B.A. ’65) was recently honored by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) with a Distinguished Alumni Award.  He is the owner of East Lake Management & Development Corp., which …

Helping farmers success on the business side

Growing up on a family farm in Arena, Wisconsin, Luke Drachenberg loved three things: agriculture, business, and Badger football. So, it only makes sense that when it came time for him to go to college, he ended up as an Agricultural and Applied Economics major at UW-Madison. The seed was planted when and he had…

Spotlight on Katie Burgess

Growing up on a dairy farm, Katie (Behnke) Burgess (B.S. ’08, M.S. ’10) had an interest in animals, but also learned that farming is about business as much as anything. As an incoming freshman at …