CALS in the News for the Week of Feb. 27 – Mar. 4, 2016


Claudio Gratton: Raising awareness is first step to improving plight of bees
Wisconsin State Journal 2/29/16
Quoted: Claudio Gratton, Entomology

Why the coyotes are here in Madison–and in every city
Channel 3000 3/1/16
Quoted: David Drake, Forest & Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Urban Canid Project

Video shows residents how to scare coyotes away from urban neighborhoods
Channel 3000 2/27/16
Quoted: David Drake, Forest & Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Urban Canid Project

State Senate must focus on bills that improve economy
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 2/27/16
Mentioned: Applied Population Laboratory

Q&A: Malia Jones digs into data to find a counterintuitive trend on poverty
The Capital Times 2/28/16
Quoted: Malia Jones, Community & Environmental Sociology

Wisconsin Poverty Rate Reaches Highest Level In 30 Years
WPR 2/25/16
Quoted: Malia Jones, Community & Environmental Sociology

Salud! California wines crafted by local palates define Madison’s Cambridge Winery
The Capital Times 2/29/16
Mentioned: West Madison Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Greg Bothwell, Alumnus, Horticulture

UW professor addresses whether there is ‘anti-science sentiment’ in U.S.
The Badger Herald 3/2/16
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Meat Hall of Fame inductees named
Wisconsin State Farmer 3/3/16
Mentioned: John Cerveny, Alumnus, Bacteriology
Mentioned: Andrew Milkowski, Alumnus, Biochemistry

Milk price will remain flat through June
Wisconsin Agriculturist 3/4/16
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Emeritus, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Farm safety: expect the unexpected
Agriview 3/2/16
Mentioned: Tom Schwab, Agricultural Research Stations
Mentioned: Tom Wright, Agricultural Research Stations
Quoted: Jeff Breuer, Agricultural Research Stations

Genomic Test for Health Traits Now Available from Zoetis
Ag Web 3/1/16
Quoted: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science

Clif Bar & Company and Organic Valley Name Inaugural Recipient of $2 Million Endowment
Hoard’s Dairyman 2/29/16
Mentioned: William Tracy, Agronomy

Wedig Hired as WFBF Ag in the Classroom Intern
Wisconsin Ag Connection 2/29/16
Quoted: Alison Wedig, Student, Life Sciences Communication

WPVGA honors industry members at grower conference
Wisconsin State Farmer 2/26/16
Mentioned: Jiwan Palta, Horticulture
Mentioned: John Schroeder, Alumnus, Agricultural Business Management

No-till agriculture conquers heavy soils
Wisconsin State Farmer 2/26/16
Quoted: Jason Cavadini, Agricultural Research Station

Walker Signs IOH 3.0, Manure Piping & Harvest Weight Bills
Wisconsin Ag Connection 3/2/16
Mentioned: UW-Madison CALS

Forecast farm-specific mailbox milk prices
Morning Ag Clips 2/29/16
Quoted: Brian Gould, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Of Interest

Agricultural Data Coalition launched to store ag data
Farm Futures 3/3/16

Can Data-Driven Agriculture Help Feed a Hungry World?
Yale Environment 360 3/3/16