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Just when a garden looks good, ravenous Japanese beetles can promptly emerge in the heart of summer to devour the gardener's favorite plants.
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.
Conditions must be just right for blueberry plants to survive and produce fruit. And although Wisconsin's climate is perfect, the soil – especially in the southern part of the state – isn't what blueberries like,
To limit the development of emerging human and animal resistance to antibiotics, farmers who give livestock and poultry antimicrobial-medicated feed will have to purchase it under supervision of a veterinarian starting in 2017.
Many people are confused about the status of the Affordable Care Act: Did it get repealed? Are people still required to have health insurance? What about Medicaid and BadgerCare? Are recipients required to work and to submit to drug testing? Who do the various policy changes affect?
With the first green shoots of spring appearing across the state, Wisconsin's insect populations are likewise emerging and preparing for the warmer months ahead.
When temperatures warm in late winter and early spring, it's a good time to take advantage of these conditions to plan tree pruning.
When it comes to jobs in Wisconsin, there are unique differences between the urban communities of Milwaukee and Madison, with their legacy-industry manufacturing and government-education tandem, respectively, compared to agriculture-, manufacturing- and tourism-intensive rural counties.
Bird mites would top a list of regularly misunderstood pests.
Despite their valuable roles in the ecosystem, wasps have a scary reputation among many people for their stinging ability.