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  • Posted on March 1, 2018
    Winter Awakens Spring Flowering

    To avoid the dangers of frost, many plants have evolved a knack for waiting for winter to pass before flowering. But the season’s cold weather is key to making it happen. Rick Amasino investigates this process — and the genes behind it — to reveal invaluable insights for farmers and plant breeders.
    Interview by Kaine Korzekwa MS’16

  • Posted on June 20, 2017
    Safer Native Foods

    A CALS bacteriologist is working with Alaska Natives and other groups to keep botulism out of seal oil and other traditional favorites

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    A Tale of Two Cheeses

    How the Center for Dairy Research helped Wisconsin makers of vastly different cheeses improve production and quality—and bring home top honors in international competitions.

  • Posted on February 20, 2017
    Undergrad helps teach orphans about hydroponic farming

    There are capstones, and there are capstones. For his capstone—a discipline-spanning research project required of all students graduating from CALS—soil science student Jacob Kruse BS’16 […]

  • Posted on July 1, 2016
    The Greenhouse as a Public Classroom

    A CALS grad student sows seeds of community in northern Wisconsin

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    The Road from Farm to Market

    CALS researchers are working to more efficiently and sustainably get products from growers to consumers

  • Posted on June 28, 2016
    Breeding for Flavor

    CALS scientists are breeding new varieties of produce that not only are delicious, but also will thrive in organic growing systems. And in a new collaboration called “Seed to Kitchen,” they’re partnering with chefs and farmers to help determine what works best.

  • Posted on November 3, 2015
    Going for the Gut

    A CALS-based start-up offers an antibiotic alternative to animal producers

  • Posted on June 9, 2015
    The MBA of Dairy

    A CALS partner program trains aspiring—and much-needed—farmers

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    To Eat It—Or Not

    Biosensors being developed for food products offer a vastly improved indicator of freshness and safety

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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
    More Milk for China

    CALS experts, led by dairy science professor Pam Ruegg, are providing training to help the Chinese meet a growing demand for dairy