Posted on June 9, 2015
Eyes on the Green
How CALS scientists help the world-renowned Whistling Straits golf course get ready for this summer’s PGA Championship
The MBA of Dairy
A CALS partner program trains aspiring—and much-needed—farmers
Second Life for Phosphorus
Soil science professor and students turn a sometime pollutant into a valuable product
Posted on November 2, 2014
Ice cream and cranberries make the perfect couple
Class Act: Desire Smith and City Farmer
To the Ends of the Earth
Decades of field research at both poles has given soil scientists James Bockheim a front-row seat on climate change.
Posted on June 19, 2014
Back to the Land
Environmental and cultural concerns spark an interest in natural burials—and CALS soil scientists are lending their expertise
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.
Posted on March 6, 2014
Goodbye, Bug Guy
He’s been helping farmers, gardeners, landscapers, science students and pest-plagued citizens for decades. We present
a fond look at Phil Pellitteri, Wisconsin’s rock star entomologist, on the eve of his retirement.
Posted on June 14, 2012
Quenching with Less
The grass gurus at CALS are coming up with water-saving practices for lawn care
Posted on February 24, 2012
Growing Future Farmers
A booming population means more mouths to feed—and more farmers needed to feed them. A number of CALS programs focus on bringing new farmers into the field.
Posted on October 13, 2011
The Grow Dozen: Alumni who are grounded in soil science
12 alumni who are grounded in soil science
Wisconsin's Magazine for the Life Sciences