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  • Posted on July 1, 2016
    Strengthening Our Global Engagement

    “The boundaries of the university are the boundaries of the state.” That belief has broadened since the inception of the Wisconsin Idea early last century. […]

  • Posted on November 3, 2015
    Even Cows are “Texting”

    Modern communication systems allow dairy farmers to more efficiently monitor the health, milk yield, movement and other metrics of both herds and individual cows by cell phone, says Doug Reinemann

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    Moth Mating, Disrupted

    CALS researchers deploy insect “birth control” to protect cranberries

  • Posted on June 9, 2015
    To Eat It—Or Not

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

  • Posted on March 2, 2015
    More Milk for China

    CALS experts, led by dairy science professor Pam Ruegg, are providing training to help the Chinese meet a growing demand for dairy

  • Posted on June 19, 2014
    Of Cows and Climate

    CALS researchers are leading a far-reaching effort to gather information about greenhouse gases related to dairy—and to give farmers and other industry professionals the tools they need to reduce them.

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  • Posted on June 18, 2013
    Wisconsin’s “Brown Gold” Rush

    Transforming manure to energy in America’s Dairyland

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    Moldova: Better Barns for Dairy

    Biological systems engineering professor and UW-Extension specialist Brian Holmes recently spent two weeks in Moldova under the auspices of CNFA, a nonprofit that focuses on rural economic growth in developing countries.

  • Posted on June 5, 2013
    Better Fishing and Hunting

    CALS undergrads apply ingenuity to classic Wisconsin pursuits

  • Posted on October 12, 2012
    Qatar: More water for the desert—and beyond

    Qatar’s reserves of oil and natural gas make it one of the richest countries in the world—except when it comes to water. The desert nation is notably low on water, and what little it has often is salty.

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    “Red Barns” Go Green

    Sustainable farms need sustainable buildings—and a CALS professor provides an option