• Posted on July 1, 2024
    13, 17, XIII, XIX: Cicada Life Cycles and Broods

      The life cycles of periodical cicadas require either 17 or 13 years to complete, depending on the species. Scientists sort these cicadas into broods […]

  • Posted on March 8, 2024
    Soybean Varieties on Trial

      215: That’s the number of soybean varieties tested in the Wisconsin Soybean Performance Trials in 2023. The trials are conducted each year in an […]

  • Posted on July 7, 2023
    How Big is the Mesoscale?

    The term mesonet stems from “mesoscale network.” These networks contain automated environmental monitoring stations that gather data on meteorological events, such as thunderstorms and snow […]

  • Posted on March 9, 2023
    “The 608” Has Outgrown Itself

      The region represented by the 608 area code encompasses the south central and southwest parts of Wisconsin and is home to cities such as […]