• Posted on June 14, 2012
    How to attract beneficial creatures to your garden

    These critters not only do your garden good—they also are beautiful or at least interesting to look at. But to get them in your garden, you have to roll out the welcome mat.

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    Final Exam – Summer 2012

    Where did the first commercial cheese-making plant in Wisconsin start operating?

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    In the Field: Alumni who are making a difference in Biological Systems Engineering

    Graham Adsit BS’04 Biological Systems Engineering Graham Adsit moved from engineering into medicine, earning his M.D. at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. […]

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    Quenching with Less

    The grass gurus at CALS are coming up with water-saving practices for lawn care

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    Stopping Salmonella

    Treat chickens, not humans. That’s the approach Amin Fadl is taking in developing a vaccine that could halt the deadly foodborne pathogen at its source.

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    The Culture of Ag

    CALS has a unique legacy of celebrating the arts and humanities in agriculture. An exploration that formally started during the Depression is enjoying renewed vigor in rural arts celebration today.

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    Science for Everyone

    Wisconsin residents of all ages and backgrounds are tracking wolves, monitoring streams, banding birds, counting invasive plants and more—all in the name of “citizen science”

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    Mission: Delicious

    What makes Babcock ice cream so good to eat—and so good for science, students and industry?

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    India: Helping women help themselves

    A little assistance can go a long way. That’s the lesson learned from multiple trips by CALS dairy experts to the state of Uttar Pradesh in northern India, one of the poorest parts of the world.

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    Five things everyone should know about . . . Quinoa

    This “supergrain” is not a grain. Quinoa (KEEN-wah) is not even in the grass family, unlike such grains as wheat, rye, oat and corn. As […]

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    Class Act: Kendra Allen BS’12 and Finding Community

    Kendra Allen’s curiosity about science was sparked by an episode about oceanography on the children’s TV show, Arthur. She pursued that interest through an upbringing […]

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    Heart Healthier

    If you read labels in the cereal aisle, you know that oats are among the heart-healthiest of foods. And they may soon be even more […]