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  • Posted on July 18, 2017
    How do plants grow if there’s no sunlight?

    How do plants grow if there’s no sunlight? In this episode of Blue Sky Science, Andrew Jablonski, a master’s student in plant physiology, answers that question posed […]

  • Posted on June 15, 2017
    What is water scarcity?

    What is water scarcity? In this episode of Blue Sky Science, CALS bacteriology professor Trina McMahon answers that question. Blue Sky Science is a collaboration of the Wisconsin […]

  • Posted on May 9, 2017
    Why do fresh cheese curds squeak?

    Why do fresh cheese curds squeak? In this episode of Blue Sky Science, Mark Johnson, a scientist with the Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research, answers that question posed by […]

  • Posted on March 31, 2017
    Why (and for how long) do butterflies stay in a cocoon?

    Why (and for how long) do butterflies stay in a cocoon? In this episode of Blue Sky Science, Jeremy Hemberger, a graduate student in the entomology department, answers that […]

  • Posted on February 27, 2017
    Blue Sky Science: How do bees make honey?

    How do animals evolve and get new traits? In this episode of Blue Sky Science, Johanne Brunet, professor of entomology, answers that question posed by nine-year-old Amelia Brown. Blue […]

  • Posted on January 27, 2017
    Blue Sky Science: How do animals evolve and get new traits?

    How do animals evolve and get new traits? In this episode of Blue Sky Science, Zachary Cohen, a graduate student in entomology, answers that question posed by ten-year-old Vihaan Venkatesh. Blue […]

  • Posted on December 29, 2016
    Blue Sky Science: How long does it take a GMO product to grow?

    How long does it take a GMO product to grow? In this episode of Blue Sky Science, Joe Lauer, a professor of agronomy and Extension corn agronomist, answers that […]

  • Posted on November 29, 2016
    The Seed to Kitchen Initiative

    The Seed to Kitchen Initiative from the Department of Horticulture brings together chefs, farmers and plant breeders to promote vegetable variety characteristics important to local […]

  • Posted on November 1, 2016
    Blue Sky Science: What is cedar-apple rust?

    What is cedar-apple rust? In this episode of Blue Sky Science, Brian Hudelson, director of the Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic and Extension plant disease diagnostician, answers that question posed […]

  • Posted on October 4, 2016
    Hancock Agricultural Research Station links farmers and researchers

    UW-Madison University Communications recently produced a short video about Hancock Agricultural Research Station, highlighting the station’s role linking farmers from across the state and UW–Madison researchers. […]