Summer Research Minigrant Program

2024 - Amon, Fisher, Glynn, Hrycyna, Judd, Lewis, Lu, Oker, Robbins, Shoenberger, Terris
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Nolan Amon

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Elizabeth Hrycyna

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Yu Lu

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Erica Shoenberger

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Trish Fisher

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Tanner Judd

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Helen Oker

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Emma Terris

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Lauren Glynn

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Christopher Lewis

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Fletcher Robbins

Summary

A survey of brachyceran fly communities within Wisconsin dairy barns, and their relationship with disease incidence
Student Researcher: Nolan Amon, Bacteriology
Faculty Advisor: Kerri Coon, Bacteriology

Nolan Amon

The Politics of Agricultural Methane in Wisconsin
Student Researcher: Trish Fisher, Community and Environmental Sociology

Faculty Advisor: Nan Enstad, Community and Environmental Sociology

Trish Fisher

Automating Pest Management with Machine Learning
Student Researcher: Lauren Glynn, Entomology

Faculty Advisor: Emily Bick, Entomology

Lauren Glynn

Biological Control of Red-headed Flea Beetle (Systena frontalis) in Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) with Entomopathogenic Nematodes
Student Researcher: Elizabeth Hrycyna, Entomology

Faculty Advisor: Christelle Guedot, Entomology

Elizabeth Hrycyna

A Direct Approach to Measure Cover Crop Nitrogen Uptake from Dairy Manure via 15N Enrichment
Student Researcher: Tanner Judd, Soil Science

Faculty Advisor: Matt Ruark, Soil Science

Tanner Judd

Participatory Approaches to Climate-Resilient Agriculture in the Guatemalan Dry Corridor
Student Researcher: Christopher Lewis, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
Faculty Advisor: Claudia Irene Calderon, Horticulture

Christopher Lewis

Sustainable Farmers’ Land Management Practices and Agricultural Financial Programs in the Upper Midwest
Student Researcher: Yu Lu, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Faculty Advisor: Claudio Gratton, Entomology

Yu Lu

Mapping Corn Rootworm in Fields Over Space and Time
Student Researcher: Helen Oker, Entomology

Faculty Advisor: Emily Bick, Entomology

Helen Oker

Research Proposal: Delivering Effective Pest Scouting Recommendations Based on Insect Circadian Rhythm
Student Researcher: Fletcher Robbins, Entomology
Faculty Advisor: Emily Bick, Entomology

Fletcher Robbins

Sowing Sustainability: Cultivating Kernza Networks for Resilient Agriculture in Wisconsin
Student Researcher: Erica Shoenberger, Entomology

Faculty Advisor: Valentin Picasso, Agronomy

Erica Shoenberger

Characterizing the potential for resistance and cross-resistance to insecticides on Wisconsin organic potato farms
Student Researcher: Emma Terris, Entomology
Faculty Advisor: Russell Groves, Entomology

Emma Terris