Can goats help manage Wisconsin’s invasive species?


Can goats help manage Wisconsin’s invasive species?


Agronomy PhD student partners with American Family Insurance to study best invasive species management methods

They’re fuzzy, they’re furry, they’re funny and they eat everything. But are goats the best option to manage Wisconsin’s invasive species? Agronomy Ph.D. student Stefania Cartoni Casamitjana is trying to find out.

Casamitjana is a member of the Renz Weed Science lab and she is working on a multi-year study to determine the best invasive species management practices. The study includes two test sites — one in Prairie du Sac and another at the American Family Insurance national headquarters on Madison’s east side.
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