The UW Spooner Agricultural Research Station is a unique facility that houses five UW Faculty. This administrative arrangement is referred to as the “Northern Wisconsin Ag Initiative” (NWAI). The NWAI’s main objective is to combine the skills and expertise of these five University of Wisconsin Faculty and Staff to better serve the needs of the surrounding community.

About the Spooner Ag Research Station

Current Station Research

University of Wisconsin Faculty and Staff

Support Staff

  • Scott Butterfield, Animal Research Technician, Advanced
  • Forrest Anderson, Agricultural Research Equipment Operator
  • Heidi Hoffelt, Animal Research Technician
  • Lorraine Toman, University Services Program Associate

Limited Term Staff

  • Sheri Snowbank, UW-Extension Natural Resource Assistant
  • Susan Armstrong, Summer Horticulture Assistant
  • Jenny Makosky, Summer Gardener
  • Luke Langland, Animal Research Technician
  • Mary Langland, Animal Research Technician
  • Caitlyn Schaefer, Animal Research Technician
  • Laurie Smith, Animal Research Technician