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  • Posted on June 11, 2020
    A Coalition of Scientists Takes on COVID-19 — with Data

      It began with a question from a yoga instructor, sent to the inbox of horticulture professor Brian Yandell. Now it’s a major collaborative effort, […]

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    There’s No Use in Wasting Spilt Milk

      Imagine the hard work of running a dairy farm — the relentless hours, the uncertainty over everything from the weather to prices, the worries […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2020
    ‘The Sweeping Landscape of Her Work’

    It took a hard-fought battle, but in 1919, after decades of petitions, demonstrations, and arrests, women finally won the right to vote. The passage and […]

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    Groundbreaking Women Scholars of CALS

    Marguerite Davis, Elizabeth McCoy, and Esther Lederberg were all remarkable researchers and women in their own right, but CALS has seen the likes of many […]

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    These Insects Help Us. How Can We Help Them?

    It’s a common late summer sight in south-central Wisconsin: a prairie in bloom, with tall, waving grasses peppered with bursts of yellow, purple, and white. […]

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    Research Early, Research Often — and Reap the Benefits

    Critical thinking, sound judgement, mental endurance. Exceptional communication and effective collaboration. These aren’t just human resources buzzwords. They’re authentic skills and abilities that anyone can […]

  • Posted on October 11, 2019
    Deep in the Weeds

    If you were to come across a patch of thale cress poking through a crack in a parking lot, you might not think much of […]

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    Science Outreach: A Versatile Training Tool

    Genetics professor Xuehua Zhong is a true believer in the power of outreach to instill a love of science in young people and develop mentoring […]

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    A Model Solution

    When agronomy professor Chris Kucharik and his wife, Amy, moved into a subdivision in the Town of Burke in 2006, they weren’t surprised to learn […]

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    Big Data Wranglers

    The video clip shows some very colorful calves. It’s an overhead view of five young Holsteins, but none of them is black and white. They […]

  • Posted on June 19, 2019
    ‘App’-riculture

    Mike Cerny has been farming long enough to have a reliable intuition when it comes to decisions about applying chemical protection to his crops. So […]

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    The Protein Professor

    Srinivasan Damodaran came to the United States in 1976 from South India, where the green revolution was fueling an explosion of wheat and rice production […]