CALS Farm and Industry Short Course Program

WEBSITE for 2004

Archived here on
as is the 2003 Edition.

Welcome to our Farm Microbiology Website.

This website is developed for students in the Farm and Industry Short Course in Farm Microbiology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Much of the material is based on that which was prepared by the previous instructor, Dr. Kenneth Todar.

E-mail the instructor at [email protected].

  Farm Microbiology Syllabus for 2004.

  Course Outlines Followed in 2004:
    (Links to Notes for this term are indicated on the respective section pages.)

Section 1 – Introduction to Microbiology.

Section 2 – Basic Structure, Genetics, Habitats, Physiology, Nutrition and Growth of Bacteria.

Section 3 – General Survey of Important Prokaryotes (Bacteria & Archae).

Section 4 – Soil Microbiology, Cycling of Elements and Biodegredation.

Section 5 – Food Microbiology – including the specialized areas of Dairy and Silage Microbiology.

Section 6 – Microbial Diseases of Humans, Animals and Plants.

Section 7 – Water and Wastewater Microbiology.

Note: Many of the images herein are not ours. Credits are pending.

CALS Farm and Industry Short Course Home Page.
Bacteriology Department Web Site.

Page last modified on
3/21/04 at 7:15 PM, CST.
John Lindquist, Dept. of Bacteriology,
University of Wisconsin – Madison