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  • Nancy Reichert standing in the growth chamber of her lab.
    Posted on July 7, 2023

      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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    Ace our quiz and you will be entered in a drawing for a free gift box of cheese from the Babcock Dairy Store. Good luck!

  • 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 […]

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      Leon Statz used to get stressed about almost everything on his Sauk County farm. He worried about the weather, the bills, the crops. And […]

  • Dean Glenda Gillapsy standing in front of brick buildings on Henry Mall.
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      It’s been a little more than half a year since I joined CALS, and I’d like to share some thoughts and impressions as a […]

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      Healthy lawns can prevent phosphorus from entering lakes and streams, where it causes problematic algal blooms. Phosphorus is an important element for plant growth. […]

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      Gwen Kelley BS’22 learned to cook by her mother’s side, amid the scents and seasonings of Thai curries, vegetable lasagna, and spanakopita. Those experiences […]

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      On a walk through the woods in Wisconsin, you might expect to see a few squirrels, a variety of birds, and maybe even a […]

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      On a frigid February afternoon, around 60 UW students gather near Dejope Residence Hall on the west end of campus. Their modern gear protects […]