Meet F2F’s Newest Staff Member: Introducing Nadia Alber

Farm 2 Facts is thrilled to introduce our newest addition to the team!

Ms. Nadia Alber will be joining Farm 2 Facts in the Kaufman Lab as the Project Manager. Alber holds an M.S. in Environment & Resources from the Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at UW-Madison. From December 2011 until present, Alber has been employed by UW-Madison as an Outreach Specialist/Academic Staff. She is the Director of the Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy & Livestock Farmers (WSBDF), part of the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems at UW-Madison.

In addition to her participation in the academic realm, Alber has dedicated her life to agricultural work. She has experience organizing, promoting, and developing exhibits for farm conferences and being a board member of the Dairy Grazing Apprenticeship (DGA). Outside of work, Alber owns and manages a small, diversified organic farm in Iowa County, Wisconsin with her husband and two young children. She is a co-owner of Ducks in a Row Family Farm selling products and animals directly to consumers and at farmers’ markets in Dane and Iowa County.

A few words from Nadia: 

“I am so pleased to be working with Farm 2 Facts and all of its members! Whenever I go to a new place, one of the first things I do is check out their farmers market. I believe it speaks worlds about the community…and I also enjoy eating fresh, local fruits, veggies, eggs, and meats. Kudos to all of you for doing this very important work! I know I will learn a lot this year and I thank you ahead of time for bearing with me as I transition into my new position. Looking forward to meeting and working with all of you!”

Farm 2 Facts is excited for all of our members to benefit from Alber’s expertise.
If you have any questions for Ms. Nadia Alber and would like to reach out, please email her at:


Check out these sites related to Alber’s work:

Young farmers have “Ducks in a Row” | Business |

Ducks in a Row Family Farm – Farm Fresh Atlas

Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers (WSBDF) Staff – Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers (WSBDF)

Alber’s publications:

Brink, G.E., Jackson, R.D., and Alber, N.B. (2013). Residual sward height effects on growth and nutritive value of grazed temperate perennial grasses. Crop Science. 53(5): 2264-2274.

Alber, N.B., Brink, G.E., and Jackson, R.D. (2014). Temperate grass response to extent and timing of grazing. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 94(5): 827-833