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Evaluating the Potential for Urban Agricultural Production in Madison, Wisconsin
Population growth and the widespread destruction of natural resources for increased food production are quickly becoming a global crises. Increasingly popular responses to these crises include urban agriculture and local ...
Soil Microbial Respiration and Carbon Turnover under Perennial and Annual Biofuel Crops in two Agricultural Soils
Bioenergy crops have the potential to provide a low carbon-intensive alternative to fossil fuels. More than a century of agricultural research has shown that conventional cropping systems can reduce soil organic matter ...
Food Grows Where Water Flows: Agriculture and Drought in Southern Wisconsin
Since the 1930s, the farming industry of southern Wisconsin has endured many droughts. New farming practices, market structures, and government policies have been implemented to combat the effects of drought in the ...
The Move for Food: Food Desert Alleviation for the Greater Madison, WI Area
As communities in the United States focus on a national initiative for improving quality of life, the complexity to provide healthy, affordable food for households becomes more apparent. Our objective is to identify potential ...