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  • Posted on March 8, 2024
    The Fate of Microbes and Carbon in the Aftermath of Wildfires

      In Controlled Burn (Grow, fall 2018), Erik Ness introduced readers to the Charcoalator, a small furnace that sustains tiny fires under controlled conditions. Associate […]

  • Posted on November 2, 2023
    Invasive Species Alter Mendota’s Microbes

      In the fall 2017 issue of Grow, Erik Ness highlighted bacteriologist Katherine (Trina) McMahon and her quest to understand Lake Mendota through its microbial […]

  • Posted on July 7, 2023
    New Soil Scan Aids Farmers and the Environment

      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 […]

  • Posted on March 9, 2023
    Food Flaw Fighters

      In The Promise of Safe Food for Billions (Grow, Fall 2021), Jori Skalitzky BS’22 highlighted a new food safety product called D-Tox, which was […]

  • Posted on October 18, 2022
    Craft Cider Resurgence Resumes

      In Craft Cider’s Comeback (Grow, Fall 2018), Nicole Miller MS’06 introduced Brix Cider owners Marie MS’10 and Matt MS’10 Raboin at an apple grafting […]

  • Posted on August 2, 2022
    Citizen Science ‘App’-roach Has Successful Year

      In “Bee-Spying Mission Seeks Operatives” (Grow, Fall 2021), Jocelyn Cao BS’21 introduced readers to WiBee: The Wisconsin Wild Bee App. It’s part of a […]

  • Posted on April 29, 2022
    The Quest for Self-Fertilizing Crops

      In the fall 2020 issue of Grow, Eric Hamilton highlighted a team of CALS scientists and their search for alternatives to synthetic crop fertilizers. […]

  • Posted on November 8, 2021
    Global Health Gains Momentum

      In the spring 2021 issue of Grow, writer Nicole Miller MS’06 introduced readers to the new global health major, through which students explore how […]