CALS in the News for the Week of July 27 – 31, 2015


Scientists find the single letter in corn’s DNA that spurred its evolution
The Washington Post, 7/28/2015
Quoted: John Doebley, Genetics

A Renaissance painting reveals how breeding changed watermelons
Vox 7/28/2015
Quoted: Jim Nienhuis, Horticulture

As Patents Expire, Farmers Plant Generic GMOs
MIT Technology Review 7/30/2015
Quoted: Jack Kloppenburg, Rural and Environmental Sociology
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

Mysterious big cat eludes capture and easy explanation in Milwaukee
Chicago Tribune 7/28/2015
Quoted: Tim Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Don’t snicker — famed UW course chews over science of candy
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 7/30/2015
Quoted: Rich Hartel, Food Science

Bee happy: UW researchers help growers improve pollinator habitats
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 7/29/2015
Quoted: Jeremy Hemberger, Entomology

Loew Highlights Native Environmentalism In Book
Wisconsin Public Radio 7/28/2015
Quoted: Patty Loew, Life Sciences Communication

University will continue to serve
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 7/25/2015
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

Wisconsin’s first enologist to spice up the state’s wine, cider industries
Big Ten Network 7/26/2015
Quoted: Nick Smith, Food Science

Bats at Kemp Natural Resources Station
Morning AgClips 7/22/2015
Quoted: Karla Ortman, Kemp Natural Resources Station

Down the drain
Country Today 7/20/2015
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, UW Center for Dairy Profitability

Carving their place: Prahls tackle stray voltage, transition in first decade of farming
The Country Today, 7/27/2015
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

Urban Horticulture Day set for Aug. 15
UW News 7/31/2015
Mentioned: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture
Julie Dawson, Horticulture
Brian Hudelson, Plant Pathology
P.J. Liesch, Entomology
Bruce Schweiger, Plant Pathology

Wisconsin hit by new invasive insects – Audio
CALS News 7/31/2015
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology

Of Interest

Smallholder Farmers Are The New Global Food Frontier
Huffington Post 7/28/2015