GreenHouse program coordinator blends sustainability, student life

[caption id="attachment_14553" align="alignnone" width="775"] Alan Turnquist (second from left) with GreenHouse students at Leopold Residence Hall. There, they explore sustainability and agricultural systems through seminars and hands-on experiences integrated with residential life. PHOTO: JOEL NINMANN[/caption]…

Colorado potato beetle genome gives insight into major…

[caption id="attachment_14276" align="alignnone" width="775"] The Colorado potato beetle’s rapid spread, hardiness, and recognizable tiger-like stripes have caught global attention since it began infesting potatoes in the 1800s. PHOTO: ZACH COHEN[/caption] The Colorado potato beetle is…

Radar adds technological twist to age-old cranberry counting…

[caption id="attachment_14164" align="alignnone" width="775"] A farmer harvests cranberries from a flooded marsh at Cranberry Creek Cranberries Inc. in Necedah, Wisconsin. UW–Madison engineers have invented a device that automates the process of counting cranberries on the…