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  • Posted on November 2, 2023
    Outstanding Young Farmers

      When Kyle and Rachel Zwieg (both FISC’07, ’08) first arrived at the National Outstanding Young Farmers (NOYF) Awards Congress in Appleton, Wisconsin, back in […]

  • Posted on July 7, 2023
    From Pesky Weed to Biofuel Resource

      It may be time for corn to take a back seat. This most widely used and cheapest source of ethanol could lose its top […]

  • Posted on March 9, 2023
    Champion of Wildflower Wonders

      There are few places like central Texas in the spring: Bluebonnets, paintbrushes, and primrose emblazon the hills and flatlands like an endless magic carpet. […]

  • Posted on October 18, 2022
    For the Love of Food and Family (and Spice)

      When getting to know someone, we often ask the same questions: What do you do? Where do you live? Do you have any hobbies? […]

  • Posted on August 2, 2022
    The Genius of Prairie Strips

      Landscape ecologist Lisa Schulte Moore PhD’02 is planting new ideas in Midwestern fields. Thanks to her team’s research, innovative farmers are putting in bands […]

  • Posted on April 29, 2022
    The Lighter Side of the Lab

      Ed Himelblau PhD’00 leads a double life — and it’s hilarious. As a biology professor at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, […]

  • Posted on November 8, 2021
    Guardians of Health, Safety, and the Environment

      Emily Pedersen BS’11 and Henry Bauman BS’98 know just how quickly our water, air, and picturesque landscapes can be spoiled by human activity. But […]