New research out of the UW–Madison has, for the first time, detected prions responsible for chronic wasting disease (CWD) in samples taken from sites where deer congregate.
A three-year experiment on the four baseball diamonds at Racetrack Park in Stoughton explored different levels of maintenance for sports fields and turf in general.
A UW–Madison software program intended to cut water pollution and soil erosion has matured into an essential production tool for farmers
The worms churn through leaf litter at a faster clip than their more sluggish earthworm cousins, potentially processing nutrients faster than plants are able to use them and disrupting ecosystems.
In a bit of high-tech judo, a UW–Madison spinoff has started selling a technology to transform phosphorus at wastewater treatment plants from a major headache into an asset.
At a March 16 event, Alfred Hartemink, a University of Wisconsin–Madison professor and chair of soil science, and Jim Bockheim, a UW–Madison professor emeritus of soil science, will present Chancellor Rebecca Blank with the first copy of their new book, The Soils of Wisconsin.