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CALS in the News for the Week of May 16- May 20, 2016

News about GMO crops

Are GMO crops safe? Focus on the plant, not the process, scientists say.
The Washington Post 5/17/16
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Report: Genetically altered foods safe but not curing hunger
FOX News 5/18/16
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Report: Genetically modified foods safe but not curing hunger
Leader-Telegram 5/18/16
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

GM food generally safe for humans and the environment, report says
The Guardian, 5/17/16
Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

The Opening Bell 05-18-16: GMO + TSA = BAD!
WGN Radio 5/18/16
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Genetically Engineered Crops Are Safe and Possibly Good for Climate Change
Scientific American, 5/18/16
Quoted: Richard Amasino, Biochemistry

UW experts contribute to GMO report
Morning Ag Clips
Mentioned: Rick Amasino, Biochemistry
Mentioned: Dominique Brossard

News about Frost and Frozen Crops

Cold snap damages wine grape crops in Minnesota, Wisconsin
Yahoo Finance 5/17/16
Quoted: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture

Cold snap damages wine grape crops in Minnesota, Wisconsin
Jornal Sentinel 5/17/16
Quoted: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture

Wineries across area reeling from weekend’s hard frost
Wisconsin State journal 5/18/16
Quoted: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture

Wisconsin Fruit Crop Is Still Strong Despite Recent Frosts, Expert Says
Wisconsin Public Radio 5/18/16
Quoted: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture

Wisconsin Grapes, Apples Could Suffer From Late-Spring Freezing Temperatures
Wisconsin Public Radio 5/17/16
Quoted: Amaya Atocha, Horticulture

News

Farms That Rise to the Challenge
The New York Times 5/17/16
Quoted: Stephen J. Ventura, Soil Sciences

Pandas could be wiped out because their favourite food is bad for their sex lives
Mirror, 5/19/16
Quoted: Garret Suen, Bacteriology

White House goes big on microbiome research
Scientific American, 5/16/16
Quoted: Tim Donohue, Bacteriology

Wisconsin trail cam project goes live
Journal Sentinel, 5/18/16
Quoted: Jennifer Stenglein, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Quoted: Phil Townsend, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Wisconsin trail cam project goes live
Post-Crescent, 5/18/16
Quoted: Jennifer Stenglein, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Quoted: Phil Townsend, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Panda feces study provides insights into microbiome, reproductive troubles
Science Daily, 5/18/16
Quoted: Garret Suen, Bacteriology
Quoted: Kimberly Dill-McFarland

There’s 10 trillion microbes on you; the White House wants to figure them out
USA Today 5/13/16
Mentioned: Jo Handelsman, Alumna, Bacteriology and Plant Pathology

Taking a ‘snapshot’ of Wisconsin wildlife
Wisconsin Radio Network, 5/18/16
Quoted: Phil Townsend, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

White House goes big on microbiome research
Nature 5/13/16
Quoted: Tim Donohue, Bacteriology

Making No-Till, Cover Crops a Success in Cool, Wet Climates
No-Till Farmer 5/14/16
Quoted: Jason Cavadini, Agricultural Research Stations

DNR, UW-Madison researchers launch crowdsourced wildlife tracking project
Lacrosse Tribune, 5/18/16
Quoted: Phil Townsend, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Quoted: Jennifer Stenglein, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

DNR, UW-Madison researchers launch crowdsourced wildlife tracking project
Wisconsin State Journal 5/18/16
Quoted: Phil Townsend, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Wildlife benefits of contract grazing
Morning Ag Clips 5/16/16
Mentioned: BJ Byers, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Snapshot Wisconsin: Trail cams to document state’s wildlife
UW Madison News, 5/17/16
Quoted: Phil Townsend, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Agriculture Schools’ Interdisciplinary Approaches Reflect New STEM Opportunities
U.S. News 5/19/16
Quoted: Sarah Pfatteicher, ADMIN – Dean and Director, CALS Academic Affairs

Manure report draws questions, concerns
Wisconsin State Farmer 5/18/16
Quoted: Ken Genskow, Urban and Regional Planning

Ride to Farm seeks cyclists for UW beginning farmer school
Wisconsin Agriculturalist, 5/18/16
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

A legacy of learning
Agri-View 5/16/16
Quoted: Julie Larson, Alumnus, Agricultural Education
Quoted: Marcy Tessman, Alumnus, Animal-Sciences
Quoted: Valerie Johnson, Alumnus, Agricultural Education and Journalism

Ride to Farm seeks cyclists for UW beginning farmer school
Wisconsin Agriculturalist, 5/18/16
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

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