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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 […]

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    Kikkoman Marks 50th Anniversary in U.S. with $3 Million Gift to CALS

      Fifty years ago, Kikkoman Foods opened its first U.S.-based soy sauce production plant in Walworth, Wisconsin, launching the company’s partnership with the state and […]

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  • Posted on July 7, 2023
    Can Farms Pull Carbon from Sky to Soil?

      In fall 2022, right after Midwestern farmers had gathered the last crops of the season, a team of CALS agronomy researchers hurried into the […]

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    Representative Science

      Judith Simcox can trace the course of her research career all the way back to high school. Her class was given an assignment to […]

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    Viral Copy Machine Revealed

      RNA viruses, such as the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, jump into a life-and-death race the moment they infect a cell. These viruses have only […]

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    CALS Beyond Campus

      Summer is in full, fabulous bloom on the UW campus. The beauty of this place could tempt us to keep our focus here and […]

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    Six Brain-Freezing Facts About Nondairy Frozen Desserts

      Ice cream has long been a popular, almost sacred, part of global diets. Influenced by consumer appetites, ice cream comes in a host of […]

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    The Rhodes to a Career in Research

      As a middle school student in her native Saudi Arabia, Sarah Almutawa BS’23 found herself — somewhat unexpectedly — competing in the International Chemistry […]

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    Less Elbow Room for Wildlife

      Human presence and influence on landscapes change the way other animals interact by bringing them close together more frequently than happens in wilder places. […]

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    One Step Ahead of Wisconsin’s Weather

      Wisconsin weather has grown increasingly unpredictable and extreme since the 1950s. The rapid shift poses difficult challenges for farmers, researchers, and the public. But […]

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    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 […]