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  • Posted on November 2, 2014
    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

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    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

  • Posted on June 20, 2011
    Desert Spuds

    The quest to improve potato growth in the arid, salty Middle East led to cost-saving innovations and some extraordinary travel experiences

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    No Substitute for Experience

    Outstanding teachers in our college will tell you that there are many ways to reach the eager minds in our classrooms. An illuminating lecture, a […]

  • Posted on February 17, 2011
  • Posted on February 15, 2011
    Alaska: When the Deep Freeze Thaws

    The melting of Arctic permafrost has vast implications for our global climate. CALS professor James Bockheim is studying cores of the frozen soil to gain a glimpse into their future.

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    Challenging Their Brains

    Teri Balser’s teaching style awakens curiosity and encourages big picture thinking.