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  • Posted on October 18, 2022
    Eco-Friendly Pest Control

      Wisconsin has a long history of vegetable production. It’s a leading producer of the nation’s processing vegetables, such as snap beans, sweet corn, carrots, […]

  • Posted on February 25, 2021
    The New Frontiers of Potato Tech

      It’s the number one vegetable crop in the United States. Wisconsin happens to be its third largest producer (after Idaho and Washington), with 3.1 […]

  • Posted on May 14, 2018
    Class Act | Leah Johnson and Sustainability as the New Standard

    Leah Johnson BSx’19 didn’t have cable TV until her freshman year of high school. Even after the box arrived, her parents enforced a daily one-hour […]

  • Posted on June 9, 2015
    Second Life for Phosphorus

    Soil science professor and students turn a sometime pollutant into a valuable product

  • Posted on June 19, 2014
    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
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    Looking for “hotspots”

    Researchers see promise in clusters of farmers who are willing to grow crops for biofuels

  • Posted on November 20, 2013
    Will Dead Species Live Again?

    It sounds like science fiction—but it could happen in real life. Stan Temple describes “de-extinction” and its promise for conservation.

  • Posted on June 18, 2013
    West Africa: “Highway Robbery” Has Far-Reaching Costs

    In the busy port town of Tema, Ghana, the driver of a tanker truck of gasoline northbound for Bamako, Mali, loads a few dozen pineapples […]

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    Protecting our Pollinators

    Bees, so crucial to our food supply, are dying off at alarming rates. CALS researchers are taking a close look at everything from the microbes in their hives to the landscapes they live in to identify in what conditions bees thrive.

  • Posted on October 12, 2012
    “Red Barns” Go Green

    Sustainable farms need sustainable buildings—and a CALS professor provides an option