The quest to improve potato growth in the arid, salty Middle East led to cost-saving innovations and some extraordinary travel experiences [...more]
ON THE COVER
Waves of undergrads in Uganda with CALS have taken the African proverb as a call to action. Their engagement has included founding a nonprofit and choosing careers in which they serve communities at home and abroad.
A small project led by CALS could have a big impact on dairy in Kosovo [...more]
Many of our state’s signature foods and industries are defined by a fragrant microbial process: fermentation. Why shouldn’t UW–Madison become a world leader in fermentation science? It’s a question that David Ryder, VP of brewing and research at MillerCoors, dares to ask—and a dream he’ll help CALS pursue. [...more]
On Henry Mall
A CALS Peace Corps veteran draws on his experience in Niger to help Kickapoo Valley landowners plan a sustainable future
"Antennal drumming" guides caste development in social wasps
A CALS plant geneticist has found a way to reduce a possible carcinogen in our favorite snack foods--but his solution is on hold for now
Nearly all CALS faculty engage in international work of some kind, and collectively they cover every continent. The new CALS Global Map helps you learn more about their exciting stories of global engagement.
Patty Loew talks about the future of community-based journalism and her recent experiences in rural Africa
Learn how to improve soil as a medium for plant growth and provides the habitat for biological activity.