CALS in the News for the week of Nov 5 – Nov 11


The 2016 Election Exposes the Very, Very Dark Side of Tech
Wired, 11/7
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Everyone Poops. Some Animals Eat It. Why?
The Smithsonian, 11/4
Quoted: Garret Suen, Bacteriology

Higher corn yields not necessarily good news for Wisconsin farmers
Channel 3000, 11/4
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Wisconsin researchers, regulators focus on solutions to antibiotic resistance as concern grows internationally, 11/6
Quoted: Mark Cook, Animal Science

Let’s Build the Next Twitter Like the Green Bay Packers
Wired, 11/7
Mentioned: University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives

Dairy prices predicted to increase despite record U.S. production
Apg-WI, 11/4
Quoted: Brian Gould, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Waupun FFA takes agriculture to Milwaukee
Fond Du Lac Reporter, 11/10
Quoted: Gail Kraus, Agronomy

Salud! Students learn blend and balance in UW’s new wine science class, 11/9
Quoted: Nick Smith, Food Science

Spooner ag garden wins another national award
Apg-WI, 11/10
Mentioned: Spooner Agricultural Research Station

Conservationist retraces Leopold’s footsteps
WiscNews, 11/9
Quoted: Stanley Temple, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Why Do Raccoons Flourish As Urban Pests?
Wisconsin Public Radio, 11/7
Quoted: David Drake, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Corn-grain yields looking good
Agri-View, 11/10
Mentioned: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

2017 Agronomy Update meetings planned
Farm Progress, 11/8
Mentioned: Joe Lauer, Agronomy
Mentioned: Dan Undersander, Agronomy
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Center for Dairy Research project back on course 
Wisconsin State Farmer, 11/9
Quoted:  John Lucey, Food Science

AgrAbility program moves ahead despite policy change 
The Country Today, 11/7
Quoted: Dick Straub, Associate Dean, Biological Systems Engineering

Under the Big Pine
WXPR, 11/8
Quoted: Scott Bowe, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

More milk means lower prices
Farm Progress, 11/7
Quoted: Robert Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Dry-cow treatment changes
Agri-View, 11/10
Mentioned: Pamela Ruegg, Dairy Science

Jobs for college graduates with agricultural and science degrees
Morning Ag Clips, 11/4
Quoted: Megan O’Rourke, CALS Academic Affairs

Schoenborn Moves to Cooperative Network
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 11/10
Mentioned: Sara Schoenborn, Alumna, Dairy Science and Life Sciences Communication

Farm Bureau appoints committee members
Agri-View, 11/7
Mentioned:  Lynn Dickman, Alumna, Horticulture

Ag in the Classroom coordinator returns 
Morning Ag Clips, 11/3
Quoted: Darlene Arneson, Alumna, Ag Education

Plant pathologist receives laurels
Agri-View, 11/7
Mentioned: Patricia McManus, Plant Pathology

On Retail: Stevens Design furniture closing too soon, 11/6
Mentioned: UW-Madison Fermentation Sciences program

Of Interest

Zebra mussels invade lake Mendota
WiscNews, 11/7

Ambitious web fundraising startup fails to meet big goals 
Science Magazine, 11/4

Record-high harvest, record-low prices
Agri-View, 11/10