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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 […]

  • Posted on May 14, 2018
    Give | A Half-century of the PBPG Program

    The Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics (PBPG) program is marking an impressive milestone this year. In June, faculty, staff, students, and alumni will gather for […]

  • Posted on November 2, 2014
    In the Field: Alumni from Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics

    Roger Freeman PhD’82 Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics Roger Freeman, based in Brooks, Oregon, is the senior carrot breeder for Bayer Crop Science Vegetable Seeds. […]

  • 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