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It is a common misperception that forests stay the same. Woodlands change slowly over many years, and the shifts may be imperceptible to the casual observer.
Economic trends in Wisconsin have recovered considerably a decade since the Great Recession. UW-Madison economics professor Noah Williams discusses what effects are on the workforce, particularly between rural and urban areas.
The spirit of open trade with foreign markets reflected in recent trade policies has a direct impact on the Wisconsin economy.
Since the earliest days of humankind, people have excelled at exploring and expanding their presence to nearly every spot on the map. With all of this wanderlust, humans have been equally adept at taking other species with them on their travels — often with unintended consequences.
The American Academy of Nursing issued recommendations promoting rested and alert staff, a hard task when nurses work 12 hour shifts. Linda Scott, dean of the UW School of Nursing, discusses the impact of nursing fatigue on healthcare.
Heavy, wet snows can wreak havoc on many trees, particularly certain types of evergreens.
When it comes to these blood-sucking pests and other creepy-crawlies, each year can be a different experience, with weather patterns and other factors playing important roles in the behaviors of insects and other arthropods like spiders and millipedes, as well as other invertebrates.
Heavy snows broke state records for late April, but how does that impact the state's farmers? UW-Extension agricultural educator Heidi Johnson discusses whether growers are put behind schedule by the weather and how the extra moisture affects when farmers can plant.
Closures of Boston Store and Younkers outlets will affect hundreds of retail workers across Wisconsin. UW-Whitewater economist Russ Kashian explains trends in brick-and-mortar retail and what it means for both consumers and workers.
Growing vegetables from seeds started indoors can be fun and rewarding.