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  • Posted on October 11, 2019
    A Model Solution

    When agronomy professor Chris Kucharik and his wife, Amy, moved into a subdivision in the Town of Burke in 2006, they weren’t surprised to learn […]

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    Big Data Wranglers

    The video clip shows some very colorful calves. It’s an overhead view of five young Holsteins, but none of them is black and white. They […]

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    Cookies a la Chickpea

    Delicious desserts may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of chickpeas, but a team of food science students have […]

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    More Green, Less Greenhouse Gas

    In 2013, the $10 million Dairy Coordinated Agricultural Project, or Dairy CAP, set out to assess the greenhouse gas contributions of the dairy industry and […]

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    The Tuber Protector

    In the Dairy State, it’s easy for a humble vegetable like the potato to get lost amid all the talk of milk and cheese. Consequently, […]

  • Posted on June 19, 2019
    ‘App’-riculture

    Mike Cerny has been farming long enough to have a reliable intuition when it comes to decisions about applying chemical protection to his crops. So […]

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    The Protein Professor

    Srinivasan Damodaran came to the United States in 1976 from South India, where the green revolution was fueling an explosion of wheat and rice production […]

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    The Case for Healthier Tomatoes

    At some point in your life, you’ve probably gone to class knowing you left an assignment unfinished. The knot in your stomach grew as homework […]

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    Five Things Everyone Should Know about … A2 Milk

    1. A2 milk comes from cows with a natural genetic variation that gives their milk a slightly different protein ratio than conventional milk. All milk […]

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    Class Act | Stephanie Hoff

    Stephanie Hoff BSx’19 grew up in small towns near Thorp, Wisconsin, as part of a rural community where people have a pretty good understanding of […]

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    Peru | New Potato Helps Farmers Weather the Frost

    In a country with more than 5,000 potato varieties, you might not expect the arrival of another one to be a big deal. But this […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2019
    A Different Beet

    Last fall, when the “Gastropod” podcast came to UW–Madison to partici­pate in the 2018 Wisconsin Science Festival, hosts Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley asked Irwin […]