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  • 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 […]

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    Season of Learning

      Summer courses are an abiding tradition at UW. They’ve long been the boon of undergrads looking to stay on track to graduation, lighten their […]

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    Six Key Facts about Lab-Grown Meat

      Plant-based protein and “meat-alternative” products have streamed into the marketplace in recent years. This trend has been driven in part by world population growth […]

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    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 […]

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    The Quest for Self-Fertilizing Crops

      In the fall 2020 issue of Grow, Eric Hamilton highlighted a team of CALS scientists and their search for alternatives to synthetic crop fertilizers. […]

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    Listeria’s Archnemesis

      Tu-Anh Huynh spends much of her time tracking tricksters that alter their shape and function to sur- vive in extreme conditions. In other words, […]

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    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
    Organically Grown at UW

      Multimedia storyteller Anders Gurda is a graduate of the agroecology program, co-founder of the Organic Grain Resource and Information Network, former director of the […]

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    UW’s Organic Acreage

    Much of UW’s organic agriculture research takes place on 142 acres, most of it certified, located on four agricultural research stations in different parts of […]

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    Of Collaboratives, Wheat, and Wepkings

    The UW Organic Collaborative chose the word “collaborative” very purposefully. The group seeks to leverage the wisdom and innovation of the collective for the greatest […]

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    A Dairy Venture into the World of Sports Drinks

      When her son started playing baseball, Michelle McBride discovered an empty niche in the world of sports drinks. “We didn’t want him drinking traditional […]

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    The Promise of Safe Food for Billions

      Outside of agricultural and scientific circles, few people would hear the word “mycotoxin” and fully understand the reference. But they probably should. This menace […]