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  • Posted on February 21, 2017
    A Big-City Ag High School Blossoms

    With leadership that includes CALS, Vincent Agricultural High School is reborn

  • Posted on February 20, 2017
    In the Field: How our alumni in entomology are working to improve the world

    Brian Aukema MS’99 MS’99 PhD’03 Growing up on a corn, soybean, and swine farm, Brian Aukema’s love for bugs, trees and the outdoors began early. […]

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    Lactation Sensation

    Dairy scientist Laura Hernandez marvels at the miracle of milk— and she’s exploring how to improve the processes that create it, for the benefit of both cows and humans

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    Daughters of Demeter Celebrate 100

    In Greek mythology, Demeter is the goddess of the harvest and agriculture, presiding over the fertility of the earth. And in that spirit, members of […]

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    Students on the Cutting Edge

    Research positions and internships allow undergraduates to make substantive contributions to knowledge—and give them a competitive advantage when they enter the job market

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    The Science Farm

    A decades-long CALS field project offers key insights into different approaches to agriculture

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    Undergrad helps teach orphans about hydroponic farming

    There are capstones, and there are capstones. For his capstone—a discipline-spanning research project required of all students graduating from CALS—soil science student Jacob Kruse BS’16 […]

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    Adventures in Global Health

    When it comes to study abroad experiences, an elephant ride in Thailand is pretty hard to beat. “The entire time we were around the elephants, […]

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    Gut Reactions

    Garret Suen’s study of microorganisms involved in herbivore digestion holds promise
    for human health and our environment

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    It’s time to reinvest in UW

    By the time you get this magazine, early spring will be in the air. Time again to think about growing – about tending to and […]

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    Inspiring Young Farmers, Then and Now

    Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Hughes Act—and remembering the CALS ag educator who soon after its passage wrote an inspiring creed for farmers