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  • Posted on November 8, 2021
    From Farmers Market to Health Clinic

      For some first-year college students, keeping healthy habits can be a challenge. Stress, lack of exercise and sleep, and easy access to fast food […]

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    A Dairy Venture into the World of Sports Drinks

      When her son started playing baseball, Michelle McBride discovered an empty niche in the world of sports drinks. “We didn’t want him drinking traditional […]

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    The Promise of Safe Food for Billions

      Outside of agricultural and scientific circles, few people would hear the word “mycotoxin” and fully understand the reference. But they probably should. This menace […]

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    Bee-Spying Mission Seeks Operatives

      On any given summer day in Wisconsin, if the sun is shining, bees abound in fields, prairies, and woodlands, hard at work collecting pollen […]

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    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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