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Tue, 28 Jul 2015
The 2015 Agronomy/Soils Field Day highlights University of Wisconsin-Madison/Extension research on emerging technologies and relevant crop production issues. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 19 at Arlington Agricultural Research Station.
Fri, 24 Jul 2015
The Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center hosted Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Rebecca Kleefisch, UW System Board of Regents President Regina Millner and UW Colleges/UW-Extension Chancellor Cathy Sandeen on Wednesday, July 15.
Thu, 23 Jul 2015
This spring, the University of Wisconsin-Madison published research showing that atmospheric steam canners may be used to safely can naturally acidic foods such as peaches, pears, and apples, or acidified foods such as salsa or pickles. But certain criteria must be met for the food to be safe to eat when using these canners, says Barbara Ingham, food science specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension.
Wed, 22 Jul 2015
If you look at children’s menus in restaurants or kid-friendly food packages in the grocery store, it may seem that children only eat a limited number of foods, such as deep-fried chicken strips, macaroni and cheese, and chewy fruit snacks. “Not true,” says Gayle Coleman, nutrition education program specialist with the University of Wisconsin-Extension.
Tue, 21 Jul 2015
Science will light up the night in northern Wisconsin this summer as scientists and educators from UW-Madison and UW-Extension hit the road for the first Northern Lights Tour, a five-stop exposition of research with local and regional impact.