China’s Yunnan province, home to some of the world’s most remote and distinctive ecological communities, is facing growing pressure to develop with the rest of the country. A UW–Chinese collaboration run through CALS sends researchers to explore how best to preserve biodiversity and foster sustainable livelihoods in the region. [...more]
ON THE COVER
CALS is partnering with businesses, the state and other stakeholders to develop a Wisconsin meats brand that could emulate the success of the state’s artisan cheese.
On Henry Mall
A study sheds light on the elusive animal behind the mascot
A CALS-trained teacher brings bioenergy into high school classrooms
CALS experts offer help to a former prison farm that feeds the needy
1. There are 113 species of fruit flies. Why worry about this one? While most other fruit flies attack only overripe or damaged fruit, the female spotted wing drosophila can cut a slit and lay eggs in healthy fruit. Typically ... Read More
As forests in South America and Central America are cleared for agriculture and other human uses, sloths are running out of room to maneuver.
It’s not just the number of jobs but the kinds of jobs that will help alleviate rural poverty in Wisconsin, note CALS researchers Katherine Curtis and Leann Tigges
About In the Field These alumni represent the depth and breadth of alumni accomplishments. Selections are made by Grow staff and are intended to reflect a sample of alumni stories. It is not a ranking or a comprehensive list. To ... Read More
BS’91 Food Science
There’s a new cheese in Wisconsin, and it has a rather funny name