Departments

In Vivo

  • Our Signature Foods—and CALS

    Wisconsinites aren’t called Cheeseheads for nothing. But consider, too, our deep love of brats fresh from the grill and a gooey ice cream sundae for dessert. These foods are nothing less than the taste of Wisconsin—a taste that is acclaimed ... Read More

On Henry Mall

  • Class Act: “Slow” Learner

    Shelbi Jentz knew that CALS would open her eyes to new ideas, but she didn’t think a whole new way of eating would be one of them.

  • Learn Among the Trees

    A hands-on program takes wannabe foresters to the scene of their future profession

Field Notes

  • More water for the desert—and beyond

    Qatar’s reserves of oil and natural gas make it one of the richest countries in the world—except when it comes to water. The desert nation is notably low on water, and what little it has often is salty.

Living Science

  • The Secret Lives of Bacteria

    Doug Weibel has a seemingly endless list of questions about bacteria, and he is using all tools at his disposal—and creating some new ones—to find the answers

Working Life

  • Robert Williams

    BS’76 Agricultural Education, MS’82 Continuing, Adult and Vocational Education

  • Corey Geiger

    BS’95 Dairy Science, Agricultural Economics

  • Susan Crane

    Crane’s career has been marked by a deep belief in education and a passionate commitment to agriculture. Crane and her family run Crane Farms in Burlington, and she also works with We Energies as manager of special projects for wholesale ... Read More

  • In the Field: The WALSAA 40 in 40 Impact Awards

    In celebration of its 40th anniversary, the Wisconsin Agricultural and Life Sciences Alumni Association (WALSAA) is honoring individuals who have made a difference not only for WALSAA, CALS or Farm and Industry Short Course, but in farms, classrooms, laboratories, businesses ... Read More

Know How

  • KnowHow: How Birds Find Their Way

    It’s a great biological mystery—how millions of migratory birds make epic journeys between their breeding and wintering grounds every year, rarely losing their way.