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  • Illustration of the number one and 150, sitting on storm clouds.
    Posted on July 7, 2023

    The term mesonet stems from “mesoscale network.” These networks contain automated environmental monitoring stations that gather data on meteorological events, such as thunderstorms and snow […]

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      Use the term “genetically engineered food,” chances are you’ll spark a debate. Some praise its societal benefits — lower greenhouse gas emissions and reduced […]

  • Professor Jomkhwan Meerak talking to two graduate students, an undergraduate student, and civet farm owner sitting at a table.
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      Thailand produces some of the most expensive coffee in the world, as much as $100 a cup or $600 per pound in some countries. […]

  • Jingyi Huang standing over soil samples in a classroom.
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      When farmers make decisions about managing their crops, it’s extremely valuable to know how much water their soils can hold. With this information, they […]

  • A close up of Pable Sandro's hands as he demonstrates the oat crossing process.
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      Survey: UW Plant Breeding Program is #1 The UW Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics (PBPG) program at CALS is one of the largest and […]

  • A black and white photo of men and women sitting at tables, studying in the library.
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      This summer marks 175 years since the founding of the University of Wisconsin, the state’s very first public university. Throughout this time, UW has […]

  • Nancy Reichert standing in the growth chamber of her lab.
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      It may be time for corn to take a back seat. This most widely used and cheapest source of ethanol could lose its top […]

  • Babayosimi (Simi) Fadiran standing in front of green foliage.
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      “There’s so much more that goes into brewing beer than just the ingredients,” says Tony Bugher, president of the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company. The […]

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  • Posted on March 9, 2023

      When it was first constructed in 1951, Babcock Hall — UW’s beloved producer of ice cream, cheese, and other famous dairy goods — was […]

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      To make way for the Babcock Hall remodel, the dairy plant had to shut down production for more than three years. Fortunately, a large […]

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      Jing Fan recalls the first science experiment she ever performed. She was a kindergartener in Beijing, China, and her class made glue out of […]