Posted on November 3, 2015
When it comes to mosquitoes, nobody wants to be attractive
Posted on June 9, 2015
CALS scientists from a wide range of disciplines help forge the future of a growing field
Posted on March 2, 2015
We depend on yeasts for products ranging from beer and biofuel to forage and pharmaceuticals. But according to Chris Todd Hittinger and his colleagues at CALS, we’ve only begun to understand and mine the possible uses of these hardworking model microbes
Posted on November 3, 2014
Meeting the Scourge
The tiny emerald ash borer is decimating trees in the Upper Midwest. CALS researchers are helping communities understand how to prevent and contain the damage.
Posted on November 2, 2014
Connecting Our Ways of Knowing
A CALS partnership engages Native American kids in science by integrating indigenous knowledge into teaching and learning
Posted on June 19, 2014
Gardening for the People
Master Gardener Volunteers bring expertise and the joy of growing to diverse people and projects around the state.
Posted on November 20, 2013
The Power of Pizza
The pie’s ever-growing popularity has made mozzarella the big cheese in Wisconsin. CALS researchers are helping state cheesemakers feed and grow that demand by developing new varieties for specialized and international markets.
Posted on June 18, 2013
Protecting our Pollinators
Bees, so crucial to our food supply, are dying off at alarming rates. CALS researchers are taking a close look at everything from the microbes in their hives to the landscapes they live in to identify in what conditions bees thrive.
Posted on February 15, 2013
Meats Made in Wisconsin
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.
Posted on October 12, 2012
Vitamin D–The Hype and the Hope
It’s the “miracle vitamin” that was discovered by a CALS-trained researcher—-and our scientists have been prominent in exploring it ever since.What have we learned about the true benefits of vitamin D and its promise?
Posted on June 14, 2012
What makes Babcock ice cream so good to eat—and so good for science, students and industry?
Posted on February 24, 2012
Growing Future Farmers
A booming population means more mouths to feed—and more farmers needed to feed them. A number of CALS programs focus on bringing new farmers into the field.
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