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  • Posted on May 14, 2018
    Five Things Everyone Should Know About … Fireflies

    1. Fireflies, or lightning bugs, are a type of winged beetle known for producing light. There are more than 2,000 species found throughout the world, […]

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    How about Some Granola with That?

    Yogurt already has a lot going for it. A fermented dairy food, it is rich in calcium, vitamin D, and protein. Its mildly sour taste […]

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    Survey on the Future of Grow

      It’s been more than a decade since Grow first launched. In that time, we’ve printed more than 30 issues. That’s over 1,200 pages filled […]

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    Eyes on an American Marten Revival

    The American marten, a small, elusive member of the weasel family, was long thought to be extinct in Wisconsin’s Apostle Islands. Now, thanks in part […]

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    Class Act | Leah Johnson and Sustainability as the New Standard

    Leah Johnson BSx’19 didn’t have cable TV until her freshman year of high school. Even after the box arrived, her parents enforced a daily one-hour […]

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    Rural Brain Gain

    Early this year, Wisconsin’s economic development agency launched an ad campaign to persuade young professionals to ditch Chicago and head north to pursue their careers. […]

  • Posted on March 7, 2018
    Class Act: Kai Rasmussen and ‘Let’s Grow Plants in Space’

    Kai Rasmussen BSx’18 spends much of his time studying how plants react to being in outer space. For many of his friends, this calls to […]

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    Fermentation Education

    A new certificate program offers hands-on production experience and
    classroom instruction in the fermentation sciences to give students a
    competitive edge in one of Wisconsin’s burgeoning markets

  • Posted on October 16, 2017
    Saving an American Icon in England

    The legacy of Eugene Smalley’s efforts to breed a hardier elm lives on at Windsor Castle.

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    Catching a ‘Silent’ Cow Killer

    UW scientists have developed a simpler detection system for sub-clinical ketosis to help dairy farmers stay ahead of the costly disease.

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    Clean Tubers, from Test Tube to Plate

    The Wisconsin Seed Potato Certification Program uses a high-tech campus facility to help keep spuds disease free for state farmers.

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    Class Act: Caroline Hanson and the ‘Patio Tomato Project’

    For sophomore genetics major Caroline Hanson, growing tomatoes goes beyond community gardens and farms. It could be the key to healthier lifestyles. With that in […]