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  • Posted on June 9, 2015
    Uganda: The Benefits of Biogas

    Generating enthusiasm for a new kind of technology is key to its long-term success. Rebecca Larson, a CALS professor of biological systems engineering, has already […]

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    For the Love of Plants

    Students from all backgrounds are invited to a class that explores, questions and celebrates our connections to the vegetable kingdom.

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    To Eat It—Or Not

    Biosensors being developed for food products offer a vastly improved indicator of freshness and safety

  • Posted on June 19, 2014
    Made for the Shade

    New technology could help food crops thrive in crowded fields

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    Givers: Honoring Our Teachers

    In honor of CALS’ 125th anniversary, a look at how alumni and friends help keep the college strong

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    The Mysteries of RNA

    For decades DNA has stood in the spotlight of biological research. But scientists at CALS and across campus have also long been intrigued
    by its chemical cousin, RNA—and are working to shed light on a surprisingly versatile molecule that holds great promise for human health.

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    “Open Source” Seeds for All

    A new form of ownership agreement keeps new plant varieties free for all

  • Posted on October 18, 2011
    Where Are We Now?

    In less than five years of operation, the CALS-led Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center has produced a number of breakthroughs that may lead to a less oil-dependent future

  • Posted on June 21, 2011
    KnowHow: how to grow a living soil

    Learn how to improve soil as a medium for plant growth and provides the habitat for biological activity.

  • Posted on February 17, 2011
    Catch up with… Darrel Feucht BS’85 Agricultural Mechanization & Management

    It’s the Wisconsin Idea gone global. That’s one way to describe Colonel Darrel Feucht’s pending mission in Afghanistan. The Fall River resident, a loan services facilities manager in civilian life, is leading a newly formed 58-member National Guard team that includes agronomists, hydrologists, forest scientists and a veterinarian. The goal of their 11-month tour? To help restore Afghanistan’s farmland and provide a viable alternative to growing poppies for the drug trade