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  • Posted on June 19, 2019
    Peru | New Potato Helps Farmers Weather the Frost

    In a country with more than 5,000 potato varieties, you might not expect the arrival of another one to be a big deal. But this […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2019
    A Different Beet

    Last fall, when the “Gastropod” podcast came to UW–Madison to partici­pate in the 2018 Wisconsin Science Festival, hosts Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley asked Irwin […]

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    In the Field | Alumni Making Their Mark as Entrepreneurs

      Katherine BS’08 and Tyler BS’08 Rowe For Katherine (Kate) and Tyler Rowe, the most influential part of their CALS experience was their Horticulture 122 […]

  • Posted on October 17, 2018
    Mali | CALS Researcher Offers Hands-On Training at Gamou Farms

    A native of Mali, Thierno Diallo takes great pride in his Fulani heritage. The West African ethnic group is well known for its tradition of […]

  • Posted on May 14, 2018
    Ancient Method Helps Feed Present-Day Communities

    In remote villages and rural towns from Guatemala to Costa Rica, horticulture professor James Nienhuis and his former grad student Erick Gutiérrez MS’17 are improving […]

  • Posted on March 1, 2018
    Catch up with … Anna Snider BS’98 Horticulture

    Anna Snider’s recent volunteer work has taken her to Nigeria, Bangladesh, and beyond, but her love of horticulture and farming started in Wisconsin. She grew […]

  • Posted on July 1, 2016
    The Greenhouse as a Public Classroom

    A CALS grad student sows seeds of community in northern Wisconsin

  • Posted on June 9, 2015
    Plant Prowess

    CALS scientists from a wide range of disciplines help forge the future of a growing field

  • Posted on March 2, 2015
    Unpuzzling Diabetes

    Biochemist Alan Attie tracks the internal mechanisms behind a fast-growing disease that takes millions of lives each year

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    Five things everyone should know about … Stevia

    It’s not just a sweetener. The plant genus Stevia includes more than 200 species of herbs and shrubs native to South America and mexico. Yet […]

  • Posted on June 19, 2014
    Upping the Orange

    Nutritionist Sherry Tanumihardjo works around the world to increase consumption of fruits and vegetables that are high in vitamin A.

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    Gardening for the People

    Master Gardener Volunteers bring expertise and the joy of growing to diverse people and projects around the state.