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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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    Fertilizer’s Fungal Effects

      When excess fertilizer leaches out from croplands and urban lawns, nitrogen and other elements pollute the environment. Extensive research shows the damage that nitrogen […]

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    Innovative Tech Captures Carbon — and a Big Prize

      Cut greenhouse gas emissions and stave off the harmful effects of climate change. It’s one of the most important challenges we face today. And […]

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    Adaptable Aspens

      Watching paint dry has nothing on watching a forest grow. That achingly long wait has always made it challenging to study how forests adapt […]

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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. […]

  • 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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    Bee-Spying Mission Seeks Operatives

      On any given summer day in Wisconsin, if the sun is shining, bees abound in fields, prairies, and woodlands, hard at work collecting pollen […]

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    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 […]