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  • Posted on May 14, 2018
    Drones, Joysticks, and Data-Driven Farming

    Brian Luck grew up on an 800-acre corn and soybean farm in western Kentucky, so he knows well the look of a planted field from […]

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    Vector Vigilance

    When you visit the UW Arboretum, you go to take a stroll through the woodlands, prairies, and flowering trees. You go to navigate the boardwalks […]

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    Welcome, Future Problem Solvers

    In this issue of Grow — as with all issues of the magazine — you’ll get a close look at our scholars as they tackle […]

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    Five things everyone should know about … Fireflies

    1. Fireflies, or lightning bugs, are a type of winged beetle known for producing light. There are more than 2,000 species found throughout the world, […]

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    How about Some Granola with That?

    Yogurt already has a lot going for it. A fermented dairy food, it is rich in calcium, vitamin D, and protein. Its mildly sour taste […]

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    Survey on the Future of Grow

      It’s been more than a decade since Grow first launched. In that time, we’ve printed more than 30 issues. That’s over 1,200 pages filled […]

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    Eyes on an American Marten Revival

    The American marten, a small, elusive member of the weasel family, was long thought to be extinct in Wisconsin’s Apostle Islands. Now, thanks in part […]

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    Class Act | Leah Johnson and Sustainability as the New Standard

    Leah Johnson BSx’19 didn’t have cable TV until her freshman year of high school. Even after the box arrived, her parents enforced a daily one-hour […]

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    Rural Brain Gain

    Early this year, Wisconsin’s economic development agency launched an ad campaign to persuade young professionals to ditch Chicago and head north to pursue their careers. […]

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    Ancient Method Helps Feed Present-Day Communities

    In remote villages and rural towns from Guatemala to Costa Rica, horticulture professor James Nienhuis and his former grad student Erick Gutiérrez MS’17 are improving […]

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    The Poverty-Biodiversity Link in Western Amazonia

    In examining the loss of plant and animal life in the Amazon, scientists and the media often focus on the effects of deforestation. But a […]

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    Living Science | Private Lands, Public Good

    With the warmer months upon us, the outdoor season is in full swing. There are hikes to take and birds to watch, fish to catch […]