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What happens underneath the surface of the earth during times of flooding? Mike Parsen, a hydrogeologist with the Wisconsin Geological & Natural History Survey, explains the relationship between rain and groundwater.
What personal information is used to determine the cost of health insurance? What if that information is not medical-related? Wisconsin School of Business professor of risk management and insurance Justin Sydnor discusses what kinds of data are gathered and how it could be used.
In Wisconsin, a desire for quality education and the costs of making such an investment has led to a funding system that can vary significantly by where a school is located.
Wisconsin Department of Children and Families anti-human trafficking coordinator Joy Ippolito discusses efforts to change the conversation about what human trafficking looks like and how to identify it.
In the 21st century, nearly a century after its founding in the 1930s, the institution balances Wisconsin's tradition of ecological research with public outreach, citizen-science projects and hosting visitors.
Beets have come a long way to fields and vegetable gardens from their roots as a leafy green growing wild in the sandy soil of the Mediterranean.
Many of farmers' markets fail within their first four years in business. While their number has swelled, inexperienced management, high manager turnover, small size and low resources can make a market more susceptible to collapse.
As many Wisconsinites know, not all farmers' markets are the same, but they are found in all types of communities – cities, small towns, suburbs and rural areas.
Reports of Japanese beetles chewing through the landscape are up in 2018, and their numbers are likely to be higher in Wisconsin than in previous years.
Commodity prices, tariffs and the global market for agricultural products are weighing on Wisconsin farms. Kevin Bernhardt, a professor of agribusiness at UW-Platteville, discusses future prospects for farmers in the state.