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CALS In the News for the Week of July 16- July 22

GMO News

People want GMO foods labeled – which is pretty much all they know about GMOs. 

The Washington Post, 7/21
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Americans Fear GMOs Despite Not Knowing Much About Them
New York Magazine, 7/22
Mentioned: Department of Life Sciences Communication

Study: Americans Support GMO Bill
Wisconsin Ag Connections, 7/20
Mentioned: Department of Life Sciences Communication

Milk News

Wanna get better milk? Try happy therapy on cows
Xinhua News, 7/20
Mentioned: Laura Hernandez, Dairy Science

Scientists injected cows with “happy hormones” and got healthier milk
Quartz, 7/19
Mentioned: Laura Hernandez, Dairy Science

More nutritious milk when cows given serotonin 
Dairy Reporter.com, 7/21
Quoted: Laura Hernandez, Dairy Science

Falling Milk Prices Affect Wisconsin Dairy Farmers
Wisconsin Public Radio,7/15
Mentioned: University of Wisconsin-Madison Department of Dairy Science

News

There’s a Reasonable Explanation as to Why This Sloth Won’t Move 
Gizmodo.com, 7/21
Quoted: Jonathan Pauli, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Say Cheese! Madison, Wisconsin is Cooking With Food Production
BusinessClimate.com, 5/12
Mentioned: Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research

University hired new college of ACES dean
The Daily Illini, 7/15
Mentioned: Kimberlee Kidwell, Alumna, Plant Breeding and Plant Genetics.

Wisconsin fruit growers feeling pinch from production drop in 2015
Wisconsin State Journal, 7/17
Quoted: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture

UW-Madison lab devotes days, nights to decoding lake bacterial cycles
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7/20
Quoted: Trina McMahon, Bacteriology
Quoted: Alexandra Linz, alumna, Research Assistant

Sloth’s arboreal niche explains its slow-paced lifestyle
Breitbart, 7/20
Quoted: Jonathan Pauli, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Zachariah Peery, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Emily Fountain, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: William Karasov, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Sloth’s arboreal niche explains its slow-paced lifestyle
UPI.com, 7/20
Quoted: Jonathan Pauli, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Zachariah Peery, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Emily Fountain, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: William Karasov, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Hancock station celebrates 100 years
Agri-View, 7/19
Quoted: Felix Navarro, Agricultural Research Stations

Soil Compaction Is A Below-Ground Yield Robber
Farms.com, 7/20
Mentioned: Francisco Arriaga, Soil Science

Of Interest 

Cow Urine Can Sell for More Than Milk in India
Bloomberg, 7/17

Flight of the bumble bee reveals plants’ flair for flower arranging
Science Daily, 7/18

Rare wood bison calves born through IVF
Science Daily, 7/21

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