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  • 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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    Moldova: Better Barns for Dairy

    Biological systems engineering professor and UW-Extension specialist Brian Holmes recently spent two weeks in Moldova under the auspices of CNFA, a nonprofit that focuses on rural economic growth in developing countries.

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    Happy Cows Everywhere

    AMY STANTON joined CALS and UW-Extension in 2012 as a dairy science professor with particular expertise in animal well-being. Prior to joining CALS she was […]

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    Five things everyone should know about… Hazelnuts

    1   They’re crazy nutritious and gluten-free. Hazelnuts are rich in vitamins (particularly vitamin E and B-complex groups of vitamins, including folates, riboflavin, niacin, thiamin) as […]

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    Yummier Burgers

    Who appreciates burgers more than a college student—particularly if the student is interested in meat science? It made sense that Gilly’s Frozen Custard would turn […]

  • Posted on February 26, 2012
    Keep on Farming

    A CALS partnership helps growers do their work even after serious injury

  • 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 November 17, 2007
    Building Green, for Less Green

    Design team plans energy-efficient housing that saves money, too.