CALS In the News for the Week of Sep 9 – Sep 16


Bayer agrees to buy Monsanto in $66 billion deal that could reshape agriculture
The Washington Post, 9/14
Quoted: Rick Amasino, Biochemistry

World’s dairy producers share knowledge
Agri-View, 9/16
Quoted: Karen Nielsen, Dairy Science
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Paul Fricke, Dairy Science

World Dairy Expo seminars to feature trends and technologies
Progressive Dairyman, 9/12
Quoted: Paul Fricke, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Mary Beth Hall, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Randy Shaver, Dairy Science

Gene-editing tool could improve animal welfare and food security
Progressive Dairyman, 9/12
Quoted: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science

Badgerland Financial’s merger plans include a bigger, and better, company, 9/10
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Badgerland Financial eyes merger with other groups
The Eau Claire Leader Telegram, 9/9
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics

La Crosse Farm2School remains strong, 9/15
Quoted: Vanessa Herald, Center for Integrated and Agricultural Systems

Dunn County dairy farmer’s face to grace local billboards
Chippewa Herald, 9/15
Quoted:  Jeff Merritt, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Dave Wieckert, Emeritus, Dairy Science

UW spinoff helps boost new crop in cranberry country
Wisconsin State Farmer, 9/14
Quoted: Christian Krueger, Animal Science
Mentioned: Jess Reed, Animal Science
Mentioned: Andrew Birmingham, Alumnus, Biotechnology

UW Madison ag research, all across the state. 
Wisconsin State Farmer, 9/13
Quoted: Brian Luck, Biological Systems Engineering
Quoted: Paul Sytsma, Hancock Research Station
Mentioned: Steve Vosberg, Agronomy
Mentioned: Dwight Mueller, Agricultural Research Stations
Mentioned: Wilber Tyler, Emeritus, Dairy Science

‘A historic change’: California first state to pass overtime pay for farm workers
The Guardian, 9/14
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agriculture and Applied Economics

Wildlife Expert: Hunting Is Critical Managment Tool For Wisconsin’s Bear Population
Wisconsin Public Radio, 9/14
Quoted: David Drake, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Can That Annual Be Saved?
Wisconsin Public Radio, 9/9
Quoted: Ben Futa, Horticulture

Radio host to talk of early life in Cottage Grove, 9/14
Mentioned: Larry Mieller, Emeritus, Life Sciences Communication

Shihata’s Orchard near Prairie du Chien open for the season
La Crosse Tribune, 9/12
Mentioned: Moe Shihata, Alumnus, Soil Science
Quoted: David Shihata, Alumnus, Soil Science
Quoted: Linda Shihata, Alumna, Soil Science

Spooner dairy-sheep up for auction
Agri-View, 9/15
Mentioned: Spooner Agricultural Research Station

Salud! 30-year-old L’Etoile sommelier James Juedes learns on his feet, 9/15
Quoted: James Juedes, Alumnus, Biochemistry

Indoor Vs. Outdoor: Should Cat Owners Allow Their Pets Outside?
Wisconsin Public Radio, 9/13
Quoted: Stan Temple, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Of Interest

UW-Madison grows summer enrollment
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 9/13

Dairy Scientists think Almond Milk is Bogus but Americans Love it
Bloomberg, 9/13

The Pot Summelier, Weed Next to Wine at the Dinner Table
Bloomberg, 9/13