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Ag experts see difficult road ahead for farmers in Wisconsin

Agriculture experts see a difficult road ahead for farmers in the state as they struggle with wet conditions, the ongoing trade war...

Binge drinking causing “significant number” of deaths in the state

Binge drinking in Wisconsin costs more than $2.6 billion in lost productivity each year, a recent study from the UW Population Health...

Cancer therapy receives ‘orphan drug’ designation from European Commission

Cellectar Biosciences’ cancer therapy has received “orphan drug” designation from the European Commission for the treatment of multiple myeloma, a cancer of...

Cockpit Mobile piloting at music festivals

After a quick pivot from a previous venture, Madison entrepreneur Clay Burdelik recently piloted a new software application at several festivals around...

Construction and real estate jobs, earnings recently declined, report shows

Wisconsin’s construction and real estate industries make up 15 percent of both the state’s GDP and total jobs, but those impacts have...

Corn and ethanol producers feeling short-changed by proposed fuel standards

Corn growers and ethanol producers in Wisconsin are feeling short-changed after new details from the EPA undercut what they saw as a...

COWS report highlights racial disparities in employment, education

A new report from UW-Madison’s Center on Wisconsin Strategy puts a spotlight on the state’s racial disparities, which are particularly stark in...

Data tools improving disease prevention, diagnosis and treatment

New data tools being developed in Wisconsin and elsewhere aim to improve prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases.  One...

Dems say marijuana legalization would bring multi-billion dollar industry to Wisconsin

Dem lawmakers say marijuana legalization would bring a multi-billion dollar industry to the state and help farmers survive, calling Wisconsin an "island"...

Farmers in Wisconsin dealing with wet conditions, uncertain policy

As uncertain trade negotiations play out at the national level, farmers in Wisconsin are just trying to make it through a tough...

Fed member suggests economy doesn’t need another interest rate cut

MADISON -- The president and CEO at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston suggested the Fed shouldn’t drop short-term interest rates again...

Local Voices Network applying advanced language analysis to policy conversations

A public opinion research project involving UW-Madison political scientist Katherine Cramer is using advanced language analysis to explore views on health care,...

Madison Green Cab transitioning to electric Tesla fleet

Tech entrepreneur Shree Kalluri wants to make Madison the most sustainable city in the world -- starting with its taxi cabs.

Medical tech expert shares industry insights, trends

Tom Krummel, the co-director for Stanford University’s Biodesign program, says up-and-coming entrepreneurs should be looking for a problem to be solved, rather...

Metro Milwaukee’s economic growth continues on sluggish path, report shows

The latest report from the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce shows the metro area’s economic growth “continues on a sluggish path.” 

New DOR business development unit to support WEDC strategy

Revenue Secretary Peter Barca says a new business development unit at DOR will support the WEDC's economic development strategy. 

Pollster says health care ‘among top issues’ for voters heading into 2020 election

Kaiser Family Foundation pollster Ashley Kirzinger said health care is “among the top issues” voters want to hear about heading into the...

Research shows Alzheimer’s risk higher for those with Down syndrome

New research out of UW-Madison finds that adults with Down syndrome are much more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. 

Researchers using advanced imaging to detect blight in potatoes

Researchers in the WARF Accelerator program are using advanced imaging technology to detect late blight in potatoes, which famously led to the...

Selig recounts political struggles around securing financing for Brewers ballpark in new book

Before Miller Park opened, the Milwaukee Brewers went to the post-season playoffs twice. After playing in Miller Park since...

Study draws connection between lead exposure and gun violence

A recent study from UW-Milwaukee researchers draws a connection between exposure to lead in early life and later gun violence.

UW-Madison working with community partners to recruit for health research study

UW-Madison is partnering with the Rebalanced-Life Wellness Association -- a group striving to improve health outcomes for African American men and boys...

UW-Platteville professor develops system for detecting tiny defects in bridges

An engineering professor at UW-Platteville has developed a new monitoring system to recognize tiny defects in concrete structures such as bridges. 

Venture Investors fund targeting medical surgery, drug discovery startups

Venture Investors’ new $75 million fund is investing in three companies developing medical surgery technologies plus another creating a drug discovery platform. 

Wet conditions presenting challenges for farmers

A dairy farmer based in Brown County says recent rainfall represents “the final dagger in the heart” during a challenging year for...

Wisconsin corn growers, ethanol producers opposing small refinery exemptions

Ethanol producers and corn growers in Wisconsin say the Trump administration’s move to exempt certain refineries from biofuel requirements is harming their...
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