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Babcock Hall Dairy Plant Grand Opening

New and Improved Babcock Hall Facilities

On Friday, April 14 from 2:00 – 4:00 at Babcock Hall, 1605 Linden Drive, there will be a public celebration of the grand opening of the new facilities. During this time, there will be an interactive tour which will focus on the buildings new machinery and work spaces. Additionally, participants will be able to sample some of the dairy products that are produced in-house, at the dairy plant.

This new facilities includes the renovation of the Dairy Plant, which is known for it’s ice cream and award-winning cheeses, along with the addition for the Center for Dairy Research (CDR), an excellent resource for those working in the dairy industry.

The Babcock Dairy Plant provides hands-on operational education, experience, and research to provide industry-leading concepts and methods for making ice cream, cheese, and pasteurized milk, equipping UW students and faculty and food industry professionals with cutting-edge knowledge and techniques that provide a competitive advantage in today’s fast-paced food-science environment. The new state-of-the art facilities will help further our mission to support dairy education, production, and research.