Tag College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
The Biochemistry Complex located next to Henry Mall looks a lot different than decades ago. But you wouldn’t necessarily know that at first glance.
Dozens of cyclists will be riding through the rolling hills of rural Dane and Green counties on Saturday, June 2 in support of the next generation of farmers.
Town-hall-style meetings may provide useful insight about the range of views on a controversial issue, but they're not likely to provide an accurate measure of overall community opinion, says a team of science communication researchers.
Whether you've got the greenest thumb on the block or you're turning soil for the first time this year, you'll find bushels of ideas for growing a great garden at UW Family Gardening Day, on Saurday, May 12 on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus.
The discovery that more Western corn rootworms are resistant to the toxin contained in widely planted transgenic corn has sparked a warning that farmers must change tactics or lose a valuable management tool against a traditional corn pest.
Can a musky eat a duck? Are jellyfish found in Wisconsin waters? What was the largest fish ever caught on hook and line in the state?
In the hyperpolarized world of the 2012 election, misinformation among Americans remains widespread, a new University of Wisconsin–Madison study finds.
The UW–Madison Agroecology Program will hold a benefit concert on Friday, April 13 to support graduate student research in sustainable agriculture and food systems.
An independent commission of scientific leaders from 13 countries today (Wednesday, March 28) released a detailed set of recommendations to policymakers on how to achieve food security in the face of climate change.
Now that migratory birds are back in Wisconsin and twittering in the treetops, a group of UW–Madison wildlife ecology students are paying close attention and doing some tweeting of their own.
Sales of organic food continue to rise despite the economic downturn, and that bodes well for Wisconsin, which has experienced dramatic growth in that sector since the enactment of the National Organic Program in 2002, notes a new report on Wisconsin organic agriculture.
Katrina Forest, professor of bacteriology, and John Hawks, associate chair of Anthropology, have been selected by the Institute for Biology Education as Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Faculty Fellows for 2012.
As Wisconsin lawmakers debate whether to establish a hunting season for sandhill cranes, they may want to consider more than just the sheer number of birds, suggests a University of Wisconsin–Madison specialist in avian genetics.
The future of disease diagnosis may lie in a "breathalyzer"-like technology currently under development at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Using lab-grown human neurons, researchers from the University of Wisconsin–Madison have devised an effective assay for detecting botulinum neurotoxin, the agent widely used to cosmetically smooth the wrinkles of age and, increasingly, for an array of medical disorders ranging from muscle spasticity to loss of bladder control.
UW-Madison Career Services units will use technology to benefit students and employers during the Spring Career and Internship Fair on Tuesday, Jan. 31 from 4:30-8 p.m. at the Kohl Center.
Agriculture continued to be a bright spot in Wisconsin's economy in 2011.
While last month's meeting of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Durban, South Africa, made incremental progress toward helping farmers adapt to climate change and reduce agriculture's climate footprint, a group of international agriculture experts urges scientists to lay the groundwork for more decisive action on global food security in environmental negotiations in 2012.
The home of the dairy cows on the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus is getting a long-awaited update. In May, the university will undertake a $3 million remodeling of the Dairy Cattle Center on Linden Drive.