First, an environmental scientist discusses their latest study on the damages of ethanol production on the local environment. Then, the head of UW-Madison’s Agronomy Department talks about using weather stations to monitor soil and climate conditions for farmers.
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Study finds endangered species are harmed by ethanol production
The production of ethanol as fuel for our vehicles is likely harming the habitat of scores of endangered species. That’s the conclusion of a new study by a lead scientist at the Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment at UW-Madison. The author of the study joins us.
UW-Madison works to expand state's weather station network
A new project will see a network of more than 90 weather stations built to better monitor local soil and weather conditions across the state. We speak with the head of the project to learn how researchers and farmers may benefit from more data.
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