Seeds of Hope - Literally
Learn about soybeans with "Coolbean"
What do millennials want? The popularity of a new CALS-based program addressing global health concerns offers at least one answer.
Researchers see promise in clusters of farmers who are willing to grow crops for biofuels
Peru, farmers hedge their bets. Located 12,000 feet above sea level, on the side of an Andean mountain, Puno has a growing season that’s short, cool and prone to frost.
When scientists in Kenya needed help developing a certification program for seed potatoes, a CALS plant pathologist stepped up to the task. The new program is run by Kenya’s Agricultural Development Corporation (ADC), a government-controlled agency charged with improving agricultural programs throughout the nation. “They were looking for somebody to help improve their certification program. […]
1. It’s a booming industry. The American hemp industry generates sales of $450 million a year, according to the Hemp Industries Association—about a quarter from food and body care products and the rest from a wide array of goods, including clothing, auto and airplane parts, building materials and more. But since the cultivation of hemp […]
CALS students and faculty are in the forefront of efforts to develop plant varieties for a burgeoning market
CALS experts offer help to a former prison farm that feeds the needy
For Wisconsin farmers dealing with wild swings in weather, adaptation is the key.