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  • Posted on June 9, 2015
    Uganda: The Benefits of Biogas

    Generating enthusiasm for a new kind of technology is key to its long-term success. Rebecca Larson, a CALS professor of biological systems engineering, has already […]

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    Plant Prowess

    CALS scientists from a wide range of disciplines help forge the future of a growing field

  • Posted on March 2, 2015
    In the Field: Alumni who have made a difference via the Peace Corps

    Nikita Brabbit BS’08 Forest Science (Recreation Resource Management) Paraguay ’08–’10  Brabbit served as a Peace Corps volunteer specializing in agro-forestry in rural southeastern Paraguay, an […]

  • Posted on November 2, 2014
    Connecting Our Ways of Knowing

    A CALS partnership engages Native American kids in science by integrating indigenous knowledge into teaching and learning

  • Posted on June 19, 2014
    Gardening for the People

    Master Gardener Volunteers bring expertise and the joy of growing to diverse people and projects around the state.

  • Posted on March 6, 2014
    12 in 125

    This year marks the 125th anniversary of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. In honor of the occasion, we present an admittedly arbitrary list—no ranking intended here—of a dozen paradigm shifts, great discoveries and shining moments at CALS since we marked our centennial 25 years ago.

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    Five things everyone should know about … Sinkholes

    1. They exist in Wisconsin. Parts of the Badger State have bedrock consisting of dolomite, an easily fractured rock that can be dissolved by water […]

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    It’s Your Party

    This year marks CALS’ 125th anniversary, a milestone known as a “quasquicentennial.” One hundred and twenty-five is a proud age to reach. And we invite […]

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    Everyone around the table

    Monica White works to ensure greater inclusion in our food system

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    Coming and Going

    A new database offers 60-year, nationwide and county-by-county look at net migration

  • Posted on November 20, 2013
    Give: Supporting Food Safety

    When Kikkoman wanted to establish a naturally brewed soy sauce plant in Walworth, Wisconsin—an operation that was to become the world’s largest—the company had a […]

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    Gut Feeling

    Reaching in for the first time: Students at a Chicago high school got a whole new perspective on cows.