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
Class Act: Hong-En Chen and Energizing the Classroom
Catch up with … Carl T. Wahl MS’10 Agroecology
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 […]
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
Hunting for Beginners
By presenting a fresh vision of the sport to new audiences, a program aims to stem an alarming drop in hunters
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