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  • 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. […]

  • Posted on August 30, 2016
    Forward Motion – A Bug’s Life

    P.J. Liesch, manager of the UW-Madison Insect Diagnostic Lab, was featured in a segment of Forward Motion. In the video, Liesch describes his work in […]

  • Posted on July 27, 2016
    Blue Sky Science: Why can people eat the same diet and have different outcomes?

    Why can people eat the same diet or take the same medicine and have different outcomes? In this episode of Blue Sky Science, Danielle Lohman, a graduate […]