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Summer issue of Grow explores role of drones in precision ag, new UW center tracking vector-borne disease, and more

The summer issue of Grow magazine has arrived in mailboxes, and it’s also available online in multiple formats. Feature stories include the following:

  • COVER STORY: Drones, Joysticks, and Data-Driven Farming – The use of drone-assisted remote sensing is ushering in an era of “precision agriculture.” Read more.
  • Forgotten Molecules – The fruits of an emeritus professor’s 40-year career in biochemistry are contributing to the modern search for new medications. Read more.
  • Vector Vigilance – A new UW center looks to stay a step ahead of the Upper Midwest’s ticks and mosquitoes — and the diseases they carry. Read more.

A wide range of other content includes fireflies, tracking American martens via trail cameras, fighting crop disease with an ancient technique in Central America, CALS alums making their mark as entrepreneurs, and more.

And don’t forget the Final Exam. Can you ace the test for a chance to win a box of cheese from Babcock Hall? Good luck!