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  • Posted on November 2, 2023
    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 […]

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    Focus on Rural and Tribal Wisconsin

      Four projects, including two from CALS, that will support Wisconsin’s rural communities and tribal nations have been selected to receive funding through UW’s Wisconsin […]

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    The Turf Manager’s Apprentices

      Emerging from the tree line onto The Lido golf course is like walking into a different world. Sand stretches over rolling hills where green […]

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    How Waste Becomes a Resource

      Victor Ujor’s fascination with microorganisms — bacteria, fungi, viruses — began with an issue of Time magazine. What he encountered in the pages of […]

  • Posted on July 7, 2023
    Representative Science

      Judith Simcox can trace the course of her research career all the way back to high school. Her class was given an assignment to […]

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    CALS Beyond Campus

      Summer is in full, fabulous bloom on the UW campus. The beauty of this place could tempt us to keep our focus here and […]

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    One Step Ahead of Wisconsin’s Weather

      Wisconsin weather has grown increasingly unpredictable and extreme since the 1950s. The rapid shift poses difficult challenges for farmers, researchers, and the public. But […]

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    The Food Label Effect

      Use the term “genetically engineered food,” chances are you’ll spark a debate. Some praise its societal benefits — lower greenhouse gas emissions and reduced […]

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    Research Fellowship Aims to Diversify the Brewing Industry

      “There’s so much more that goes into brewing beer than just the ingredients,” says Tony Bugher, president of the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company. The […]

  • Posted on March 9, 2023
    The (New) House That Dairy Built

      When it was first constructed in 1951, Babcock Hall — UW’s beloved producer of ice cream, cheese, and other famous dairy goods — was […]

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    First Impressions and Future Successes

      It’s been a little more than half a year since I joined CALS, and I’d like to share some thoughts and impressions as a […]

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    Full Plates for Food Justice

      Gwen Kelley BS’22 learned to cook by her mother’s side, amid the scents and seasonings of Thai curries, vegetable lasagna, and spanakopita. Those experiences […]