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  • Posted on March 8, 2024
    Can Ticks Spread Chronic Wasting Disease in Deer?

      Research by CALS scientists and their collaborators finds that ticks can harbor transmissible amounts of prions, the protein particles that cause chronic wasting disease […]

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    Soybean Varieties on Trial

      215: That’s the number of soybean varieties tested in the Wisconsin Soybean Performance Trials in 2023. The trials are conducted each year in an […]

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    The Seeds of Innovation

      As an associate professor and extension specialist in the Department of Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences, Julie Dawson studies plant genetics and breeding as well […]

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    Fluke Fighter

      For William Campbell MS’54, PhD’57, the path to a Nobel Prize started with a fluke — specifically, a sheep liver fluke. During a school […]

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    Burkhardt Fund Supports Hands-On Experiences for Students

      Make “cool stuff.” That’s what Micah Robinson BS’23, MSx’25 wanted to do in the Biological Systems Engineering Shop. Thanks to the Martin and Kathleen […]

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  • Posted on November 2, 2023
    The Road to Rural Broadband

      The South Shore of northern Wisconsin — where Bayfield County meets Lake Superior — is known for its natural beauty. Summer used to be […]

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    An Encouraging Mechanism for Broadband Expansion

      Similar to the Norvado telephone cooperative in northern Wisconsin, electric utilities can help bring broadband to rural areas more quickly than large commercial providers. […]

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    Ewe Are What Your Grandparents Ate?

      “You are what you eat.” We’ve all heard this old adage before. But during pregnancy, maternal nutrition can have a large impact on a […]

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    Gather and Connect. Experience and Serve. Learn and Grow.

      It’s a cool Sunday morning in early September, and over a dozen UW students are meeting at a farm plot in Eagle Heights Community […]

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    Of New Majors, New Departments, and New Ways of Problem-Solving

      We have some changes in the works here at CALS. For example, in recent months, we’ve made two significant academic and administrative moves to […]

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    Five Energizing Facts About Agrivoltaics

      In the quest to combat climate change, the idea of using agricultural landscapes in the Midwest to support renewable energy production has focused primarily […]