• Posted on February 23, 2011
    Final Exam – Spring 2011

    Do you know which is the most abundant organic compound on earth?

  • Posted on February 17, 2011
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    Taking It Outside

    Children are packing on pounds during a season once associated with outdoor activity and exercise. Addressing that problem means confronting a number of factors that are contributing to poor health in our children.

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    Five things everyone should know about . . . Bedbugs

    More on the bugs that go ‘bump’ in the night.

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    A Bug in the System

    Climate change is fueling the biggest outbreak ever of tree-killing bark beetles. The insects are decimating conifer forests from Alaska to Arizona—and raising concerns that they could reach the Upper Midwest.

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    Catch up with… Darrel Feucht BS’85 Agricultural Mechanization & Management

    It’s the Wisconsin Idea gone global. That’s one way to describe Colonel Darrel Feucht’s pending mission in Afghanistan. The Fall River resident, a loan services facilities manager in civilian life, is leading a newly formed 58-member National Guard team that includes agronomists, hydrologists, forest scientists and a veterinarian. The goal of their 11-month tour? To help restore Afghanistan’s farmland and provide a viable alternative to growing poppies for the drug trade

  • Posted on February 16, 2011
    O Bioneers

    A new course in bioenergy gets freshmen involved in real-life research challenges

  • Posted on February 15, 2011
    Crafted with Care

    Wisconsin’s artisan cheese renaissance may be a miracle, but it’s no accident. Government, academia and nonprofits all have had a hand in the market’s delectable bloom.

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    Class Act: Alejandra Huerta and Farm Workers’ Daughter

    Alexandra Huerta comes from a family of agricultural workers, but she is taking her career in a very different direction.

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    Code Orange

    Alarmed by a drop in hunting, researchers investigate how to better market the sport to new audiences.

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    Cows, Up Close and Personal

    Special funding allows students more hands-on learning about animals

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    Alaska: When the Deep Freeze Thaws

    The melting of Arctic permafrost has vast implications for our global climate. CALS professor James Bockheim is studying cores of the frozen soil to gain a glimpse into their future.