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  • Posted on November 20, 2013
    Peru: Potato Exchange Benefits Peruvians

    Peru, farmers hedge their bets. Located 12,000 feet above sea level, on the side of an Andean mountain, Puno has a growing season that’s short, cool and prone to frost.

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    Kenya: Certified Seed Potatoes for Kenya

    When scientists in Kenya needed help developing a certification program for seed potatoes, a CALS plant pathologist stepped up to the task. The new program […]

  • Posted on June 18, 2013
    The Value of GMOs

    A long-term study sheds light—and numbers—on benefits to farmers

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    Getting to the heart of a problem

    Research sheds light on a deadly condition

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    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 15, 2013
    Not Quite Bucky

    A study sheds light on the elusive animal behind the mascot

  • Posted on October 12, 2012
    Learn Among the Trees

    A hands-on program takes wannabe foresters to the scene of their future profession

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    Vitamin D–The Hype and the Hope

    It’s the “miracle vitamin” that was discovered by a CALS-trained researcher—-and our scientists have been prominent in exploring it ever since.What have we learned about the true benefits of vitamin D and its promise?

  • Posted on June 2, 2012
    Cranes in the Crosshairs

    Rising numbers of sandhill cranes may make them a tempting target, but hunting could hurt the species’ genetic diversity

  • Posted on February 26, 2012
    Vanishing Waters?

    Numerous lakes and streams are drying up in the Central Sands, but there’s little agreement on what’s causing it. An initiative led by CALS brings together scientists, farmers, residents, environmental advocates and other stakeholders to shed light on the problem and pave the way toward solutions.

  • Posted on October 18, 2011
    Detectives in Training

    A new internship puts undergrads on the trail of foodborne pathogens

  • Posted on October 6, 2011
    Peru: A simple sprinkle improves yields in potato’s homeland

    Jiwan Palta uses gypsum to help Peruvian farmers improve their potato crop