A perennial crop called kernza is being tested at the Arlington Agricultural Experimental Station. It's part of an envisioned shift from farming annuals toward toward a one-time tilling and planting of perennials, followed by harvesting forage and grain for years or decades.
A Sheboygan strain of yeast is being tried in both bread and beer, through the work of UW–Madison and its industry partners. One question to be answered: How does it taste?
It’s a common assumption: Bats are important because they feast upon those pervasive warm-weather pests known as mosquitoes. You want… More
Alumni Park and Exhibits11:30 am, Alumni Park Welcome Plaza, 724 Langdon Street
Wisconsin Union Theater7:00 pm, Shannon Hall, Memorial Union
New UW–Madison research conducted throughout Wisconsin suggests that bats may indeed be effective exterminators of mosquitoes.
New research from the University of Wisconsin–Madison shows how some harmful microbes have to contend not just with a farmer’s chemical attacks, but also with their microscopic neighbors — and themselves turn to chemical warfare to ward off threats.