CALS in the News for the Week of May 9 – May 13, 2016


Study Casts Doubt on Theory That Legal Hunting Reduces Poaching
The New York Times 5/10/2016
Mentioned: Tim Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Quoted: Adrian Treves, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Why are carrots orange?
The Christian Science Monitor 5/10/2016
Quoted: Phil Simon, Horticulture

Ever wondered the reason carrots are orange, here’s why
Deccan Chronicle (India) 5/10/2016
Quoted: Phil Simon, Horticulture

Scientists unveil carrot’s genetic secrets
The Daily Telegraph (Australia) 5/9/2016
Quoted: Phil Simon, Horticulture

Scientists may finally know how carrots became orange
Washington Post 5/10/2016
Quoted: Phil Simon, Horticulture

Does Facebook censor conservative news stories?
The Christian Science Monitor 5/9/2016
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

DiCE Molecules Appoints Industry Veteran Richard Scheller to Board of Directors
Yahoo! Finance 5/11/2016
Mentioned: Richard Scheller, Alumnus, Biochemistry

Gene editing transforms biology, raises ethical questions
Wisconsin State Journal 5/8/2016
Quoted: Heidi Kaeppler, Agronomy
Quoted: Jill Wildonger, Genetics
Quoted: Dhanu Shanmuganayagam, Animal Science
Mentioned: Jennifer Meudt, Animal Science
Mentioned: Kate O’Connor-Giles, Genetics

Ticks that can carry Lyme disease becoming abundant in Madison
Wisconsin State Journal 5/11/2016
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

Tick bite may have caused meat allergy
LaCrosse Tribune 5/13/2016
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

Black flies swarm northern Wisconsin this spring
WJFW-12 5/11/2016
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology

Dane County Sweet Potato Project Enlists Growers To Fight Food Insecurity
Wisconsin Public Radio 5/10/2016
Mentioned: Applied Population Laboratory

Despite High Concentration Of Middle Class, Challenges For Wisconsin Middle-Income Earners Grow
Wisconsin Public Radio 5/12/2016
Quoted: Steve Deller, Ag & Applied Economics

‘Here And Now’: Dairy Economist Places Falling Milk Prices In Global Picture
Wisconsin Public Television 5/9/2016
Quoted: Brian Gould, Ag & Applied Economics
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

The changing face of the dairy cow
Dairy Herd Management 5/2016
Quoted: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science

Family and farming; tradition carries into future
Agri-View 5/12/2016
Quoted: Kristan Opelt, Alumna, Dairy Science

Sindelar receives 2016 Pound Extension Award
Agri-View 5/11/2016
Mentioned: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Science
Quoted: John Shutske, Associate Dean, Extension and Outreach

Dairy-science graduate earns award
Agri-View 5/12/2016
Quoted: Samantha Weaver, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Laura Hernandez, Dairy Science

Two dairy science professors earn NIFA grants to focus on transition cow health
Inside UW-Madison 5/12/2016
Quoted: Heather White, Dairy Science
Quoted: Laura Hernandez, Dairy Science

Farm bike ride dedicated to Ram, Jeremy Seibel
News Shield, 5/11/2016
Mentioned: UW School for Beginning Dairy Farmers
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Ride to Farm seeks cyclists
Morning AgClips 5/12/2016
Quoted: Dick Cates, Co-Director, School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers

WISPIRG asks Culver’s to buy meat not raised on routine antibiotics
WISC-TV Madison, 5/10/2016
Quoted: Dan Schaefer, Animal Science

Ideal weather helps deliver winning yields
Wisconsin Agriculturist 5/11/2016
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Wisconsinites Among Honorees of National Dairy Shrine Awards
Wisconsin Ag Connection 05/11/2016
Mentioned: George Shook, Emeritus, Dairy Science

History of UW-CALS
Agri-View 5/6/2016
Mentioned: UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Shutske stepping down July 1 as associate dean of Extension
Wisconsin Agriculturist 5/6/2016
Quoted: Kate Vandenbosch, Dean, UW-Madison CALS
Quoted: Rick Klemme, Dean, UW-Extension

Of Interest

After a long decline, farming by black Americans is on the rise
Daily Kos 5/9/2016

Farm to Table dinner locations
Morning AgClips 5/12/2016

Alfalfa checkoff program proposed
Wisconsin Agriculturist 5/13/2016