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  • Posted on November 8, 2021
    These Scientists Have Sequenced the Cranberry Genome. Now They’re Looking to Share It.

      Juan Zalapa is building a library. But it doesn’t house classic literature or thick textbooks. This one is all about cranberries. Zalapa’s construction materials […]

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    Farms as Ecosystems

      Have you ever wondered whether organic food is really worth the cost? Or pondered swapping out meat protein for plant protein, hoping it might […]

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    A Round-up of CALS Research

      A Safe Water Future Requires Action Today Ph.D. student Tracy Campbell MS’18 recently led an assessment of water quality goals for the Yahara River […]

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    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 […]

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    Hope as a Brand

      Early in his doctoral studies, Todd Newman noticed a distinct gap between people’s attitudes and their behaviors. At the time, he was studying the […]

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    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 […]

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    Anonymous Gift Strengthens Spooner Station’s Connection to Farmers

      In the far northwestern corner of Wisconsin, you’ll find UW’s Spooner Agricultural Research Station (ARS). Specializing in agronomy and horticulture, the Spooner ARS staff […]

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  • Posted on June 16, 2021
    The Future Holds No Limits for Meat Science at CALS

      Jordan Nehls BS’17 cooks up a lot of hamburgers and chicken breasts — but it’s not the sort of fare she can serve to […]

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    Bucky’s Varsity Meats Educates and Delights

      An important public-facing part of the Meat Science and Animal Biologics Discovery (MSABD) program now has pride of place. The storefront for the campus […]

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    Bucky’s ‘Meaty’ History

      Wisconsin has a Grade A past when it comes to the meat industry. It’s the birthplace of several iconic brands that made sausage and […]

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    A Wisconsin Idea Win-Win

      At a sweeping bend of the Mississippi River, where the waterway widens and flows through shimmering Lake Pepin, tourists come to snarf slabs of […]