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Fieldwork

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.
The Great Recession disrupted not only economic and employment patterns, but demographic trends as well.
The traditional way to track wolves involves setting traps, sedating and then radio-collaring individual animals. While effective, this approach is time intensive and expensive, and entails risks for the animals.
Wisconsinites encountering spiders they might find threatening often wonder if they've found either a brown recluse or black widow spider.
For people who raise chickens for themselves, the taste and texture of a recently collected egg is one of the perks.
As consumer interest in knowing where their food comes from continues to rise, livestock farmers are juggling the most effective ways to raise their animals that also satisfies demand for specialty products.