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  • Posted on August 2, 2022
    Innovation through Campus Cooperation in America’s Dairyland

      In 2019, Wisconsin dairy leaders approached state legislators with a long-standing problem and a request for help. The state’s dairy farm numbers were in […]

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    Just Like a Trip to Japan

      In a span of 20 minutes, a dozen UW students visited a Japanese pastry shop and a high-tech sushi restaurant, and then they got […]

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    Lessons in the Garden

      Plants and humans have always been connected. They evolved together. Yet many people fail to realize how fundamental plants are to their daily lives […]

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    Where, Exactly, Are the Warblers?

      As humans continue to drastically alter landscapes across the country, birds suffer the consequences. By at least one estimate, the population of North American […]

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    A Round-Up of CALS Research for Summer 2022

      A Molecular Understanding of Antibiotics Antibiotics are good at killing pathogens, but they also eliminate beneficial gut bacteria. This makes patients more prone to […]

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    Citizen Science ‘App’-roach Has Successful Year

      In “Bee-Spying Mission Seeks Operatives” (Grow, Fall 2021), Jocelyn Cao BS’21 introduced readers to WiBee: The Wisconsin Wild Bee App. It’s part of a […]

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    The Genius of Prairie Strips

      Landscape ecologist Lisa Schulte Moore PhD’02 is planting new ideas in Midwestern fields. Thanks to her team’s research, innovative farmers are putting in bands […]

  • 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 […]