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  • Posted on March 7, 2018
    Corn Conundrum

    Highly productive corn varieties have more trouble adapting to changing environmental conditions, so more balanced breeding may be needed

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    The Method Maker

    Gerry Weiss, a Grant County farmer, scientist, and permaculturist, recounts a lifetime of innovation and collaboration with CALS and UW Cooperative Extension

  • Posted on March 1, 2018
    Catch up with … Anna Snider BS’98 Horticulture

    Anna Snider’s recent volunteer work has taken her to Nigeria, Bangladesh, and beyond, but her love of horticulture and farming started in Wisconsin. She grew […]

  • Posted on October 16, 2017
    Clean Tubers, from Test Tube to Plate

    The Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program uses a high-tech campus facility to help keep spuds disease free for state farmers.

  • Posted on June 20, 2017
    “Legacy Phosphorus” and Our Waters

    A new study quantifies the need to reduce phosphorus in our soils—for the health of our lakes and rivers

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    Shaping the Future of Farming

    The new Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center is poised to serve as an exciting incubator for agricultural improvement.

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    Unintended Consequences: Democratic Republic of the Congo

    For Dominic Parker, a professor of agricultural and applied economics, a research foray into mining practices in Africa dug up some unexpected findings. Parker wanted […]

  • Posted on February 21, 2017
    A Big-City Ag High School Blossoms

    With leadership that includes CALS, Vincent Agricultural High School is reborn

  • Posted on February 20, 2017
    The Science Farm

    A decades-long CALS field project offers key insights into different approaches to agriculture

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    Inspiring Young Farmers, Then and Now

    Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Hughes Act—and remembering the CALS ag educator who soon after its passage wrote an inspiring creed for farmers

  • Posted on July 1, 2016
    Five things everyone should know about . . . Pulses

    1. You’ve eaten them without knowing it. If the word “pulse” as a food leaves you flummoxed, fear not. The word pulse comes from the […]

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    To Market, to Market

    A new program called Discovery
    to Product is helping researchers
    become entrepreneurs