Menu

  • Posted on April 29, 2022
    Good Ideas, Grown and Shared

      They are unconventional laboratories, classrooms, and proving grounds — places to connect with the land and with nature. UW’s Agricultural Research Stations are the […]

  • Posted on
    A Round-Up of CALS Research for Spring 2022

      Healthier Prisoners, Safer Community The presence of a state prison in a county was associated with 11% more COVID-19 cases during the spring and […]

  • Posted on
    Potato Industry Invests in Future Harvests

      Back in 2017, Wisconsin’s potato producers made a big commitment to CALS. In January of that year, industry leaders announced their intention to raise […]

  • Posted on November 8, 2021
    Farms as Ecosystems

      Have you ever wondered whether organic food is really worth the cost? Or pondered swapping out meat protein for plant protein, hoping it might […]

  • Posted on
    A Round-up of CALS Research

      A Safe Water Future Requires Action Today Ph.D. student Tracy Campbell MS’18 recently led an assessment of water quality goals for the Yahara River […]

  • Posted on
    Global Health Gains Momentum

      In the spring 2021 issue of Grow, writer Nicole Miller MS’06 introduced readers to the new global health major, through which students explore how […]

  • Posted on
    Guardians of Health, Safety, and the Environment

      Emily Pedersen BS’11 and Henry Bauman BS’98 know just how quickly our water, air, and picturesque landscapes can be spoiled by human activity. But […]

  • Posted on
    Anonymous Gift Strengthens Spooner Station’s Connection to Farmers

      In the far northwestern corner of Wisconsin, you’ll find UW’s Spooner Agricultural Research Station (ARS). Specializing in agronomy and horticulture, the Spooner ARS staff […]

  • Posted on June 16, 2021
    The Future Holds No Limits for Meat Science at CALS

      Jordan Nehls BS’17 cooks up a lot of hamburgers and chicken breasts — but it’s not the sort of fare she can serve to […]

  • Posted on
    Bucky’s ‘Meaty’ History

      Wisconsin has a Grade A past when it comes to the meat industry. It’s the birthplace of several iconic brands that made sausage and […]

  • Posted on
    A Wisconsin Idea Win-Win

      At a sweeping bend of the Mississippi River, where the waterway widens and flows through shimmering Lake Pepin, tourists come to snarf slabs of […]

  • Posted on
    Tech Transfer Then, Now, and Tomorrow

    In 1925, biochemistry professor Harry Steenbock did something that, at the time, was considered highly unusual. He had developed a process for using ultraviolet radiation […]