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  • Posted on November 8, 2021
    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 […]

  • Posted on June 11, 2020
    In the Field | Alumni Who Keep Water Safe and Clean

      Ysabella Bhagroo BS’18 “Restoring balance, enhancing beauty.” This is the mission of SOLitude, the lake management company where Ysabella Bhagroo works to enhance public […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2020
    These Insects Help Us. How Can We Help Them?

    It’s a common late summer sight in south-central Wisconsin: a prairie in bloom, with tall, waving grasses peppered with bursts of yellow, purple, and white. […]

  • Posted on October 24, 2016
    In the Field: Alumni making a difference through Agroecology

    Katelin Holm Anderson MS’09 Katelin Anderson serves as the water quality specialist/information and education coordinator for Polk County’s Land and Water Resources Department. Much of […]

  • Posted on March 6, 2014
  • Posted on June 18, 2013
    Seeding an Organic Future

    CALS students and faculty are in the forefront of efforts to develop plant varieties for a burgeoning market

  • Posted on February 24, 2012
    Growing Future Farmers

    A booming population means more mouths to feed—and more farmers needed to feed them. A number of CALS programs focus on bringing new farmers into the field.