CALS in the News for the Week of May 23- May 27, 2016


Washington Grapples with a Thorny Question: What Is a GMO Anyway?
MIT Technology Review 5/26/2016
Quoted: Richard Amasino, Biochemistry
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Science Communication

Rare white-winged tern spotted near Lake Michigan
USA Today 5/23/16
Quoted: David Drake, Forest & Wildlife Ecology

Cash cows fund China dairy firm that defied stock market slump
Washington Post 5/25/16
Mentioned: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

NASA and Wisconsin are covering the state with wildlife cameras
Engadget 5/26/2016
Quoted: Phil Townsend, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Billions at Stake in University Patent Fights
Bloomberg 5/24/2016
Mentioned: Harry Steenbock, deceased, Biochemistry

Agriculture Schools’ Interdisciplinary Approaches Reflect New STEM Opportunities
U.S. News & World Report 5/19/2016
Quoted: Sarah Pfatteicher, Academic Affairs

9 things mosquitoes absolutely hate
Reader’s Digest 5/23/16
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

White-winged tern – last seen in Wisconsin in 1873 – spotted in Manitowoc
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 5/24/16
Quoted: David Drake, Forest & Wildlife Ecology

AmebaGone offers alternative to antibiotics for organic fruit growers
Wisconsin Business 5/27/2016
Quoted: Marcin Filutowicz, Bacteriology

It’s tick season – put your game face on 5/23/16
Mentioned: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

Deer Ticks season is here in Dane County, beware in your own backyard
WKOW 27 5/23/16
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

Tick season arrives in southern Wisconsin
WISC-TV 5/27/2016
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

New study boosts GMOs
Agri-News 5/22/2016
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Science Communication

How Wisconsin fruits were hit by a late spring frost
Wisconsin Public Radio 5/24/16
Mentioned: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture

Two graduations, one weekend
Farm Progress 5/24/16
Mentioned: Matthew O’Leary, Alumnus, Dairy Science & Agronomy

China to double milk production
Agri-View 5/25/16
Mentioned: Sundaram Gunasekaran, Biological Systems Engineering

1,500 scientists lift the lid on reproducibility
Nature 5/25/16
Quoted: Judith Kimble, Biochemistry

Corn Exports Have Big Impact On Wisconsin Economy
Wisconsin Public Radio 5/25/2016
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Ag & Applied Economics

Respect and the Wisconsin Idea
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 5/22/2016
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

Paul Fanlund: For embattled UW, is blasting back smart
The Capital Times 5/27/2016
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Science Communication

Exploring the unknowns of nanomaterials
Morning AgClips 5/25/2016
Quoted: Joel Pedersen, Soil Science

How UW System Contributes To State Economic Development
Wisconsin Public Television 5/20/2016
Quoted: Tom Still, Life Sciences Communication

Central High to induct two new members into their Hall of Excellence
WXOW TV LaCrosse 5/25/2016
Mentioned: Mary Jo Hull, Alumna, Bacteriology

New hire for Wis. FFA Foundation
Morning AgClips 5/24/2016
Quoted: Sara Schoenborn, Alumna, Life Science Communications

Farm Technology Days strengthens future
Agri-View 5/23/16
Mentioned: UW-Madison College of Agricultural & Life Sciences
Mentioned: UW-Extension

Potato storage research advances
CALS News 5/20/2016
Quoted: Troy Fishler, Hancock ARS