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

News about communicating science

In Post-Truth World, How Should We Communicate About Science?
US News & World Report, 12/13/2016
Co-written by: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

What does research have to say about how to effectively communicate about science?
The Conversation, 12/13/2016
Co-written by: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

What does research say about how to effectively communicate about science?
La Crosse Tribune, 12/13/2016
Co-written by: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

UW-Madison prof: Scientists should avoid polarizing language in discussing research, 12/16/2016
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication


What’s a cocktail party without a cheese ball?

StarTribune, 12/14/2016
Mentioned: UW-Madison Center for Dairy Research

The past is present for history club
GazetteXtra, 12/11/2016
Mentioned: Shawn Kelly, Landscape Architecture

Register for 2017’s Agronomy Update Meeting
Fond Du Lac Reporter, 12/12/2016
Mentioned: Joe Lauer, Agronomy
Mentioned: Dan Undersander, Agronomy
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Jerome Meyer is new general manager of East Central/Select Sires
Farm Progress, 12/12/2016
Mentioned: Jerome Meyer, Alumnus, Dairy Science

Ken Raffa Shares His Passion for Working with People to Understand Insects an Agents of Change
Entomology Today, 11/16/2016
Quoted: Ken Raffa, Entomology

U.S. Innovation At Risk: Science Clashes With A Burgeoning Ph.D. Workforce
Medial Reports Chicago, 12/08/201616
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

‘Returning to the Farm’ Workshops Planned at UW-RF, UW-Platteville
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 12/13/2016
Mentioned: UW-Center for Dairy Profitability

Baker to serve as associate dean for research
Inside UW-Madison, 12/15/2016
Quoted: Bill Barker, Administration
Quoted: Dean Kate VandenBosch, Administration
Mentioned: Rick Lindroth, Administration

Ruts might not mean compaction
Agri-View, 12/16/2016
Quoted: Francisco Arriaga, Soil Science

Genetics pioneer, entrepreneurial success
Morning Ag Clips, 12/13/2016
Quoted: Fred Blattner, Genetics

Registration Now Open for Cheese Industry Conference
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 12/14/2016
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Aronia berry benefits
Morning Ag Clips, 12/11/2016
Quoted: Bradley Bolling, Food Science

Heiman to Receive WCMA Life Member Award
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 12/16/2016
Mentioned:  Bob Bradley, Food Science

Meat lab prepares for holidays, new digs
Agri-View, 12/15/2016
Quoted: Robby Weyker, Animal Science
Mentioned: Robert Bray, Animal Science

Annual Junior Holstein Convention to Feature Special Panels, Cheese Carver
Hoards Dairyman, 12/09/2016
Mentioned: Sean Brown, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Charles Hamilton, Undergraduate, Dairy Science

2016 Wisconsin Winter Wheat Performance Trials
Agri-View, 12/15/2016
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
Mentioned: Adam Roth, Agronomy
Mentioned: John Gaska, Agronomy
Mentioned: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology

School for Beginning Market Growers Slated for January
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 12/12/2016
Quoted: John Hendrickson, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

bout 75,000 Bird Lovers Expected For Annual Christmas Bird Count
Inside UW-Madison, 12/13/2016
Quoted: David Drake, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Animart lists sales team changes
WiscNews, 12/13/2016
Mentioned: Tina Beu, Alumna, Animal Science

ANIMART Expands Its Midwest Sales Team
Growing Wisconsin, 12/15/2016
Mentioned: Tina Beu, Alumna, Animal Science

Fatal fumes lurk in manure storage facilities electricity and magnetism study guide answers
Gas and Electricity, 12/11/2016
Quoted: John Shutske, Biological Systems Engineering
Quoted: Jeff Nelson, Biological Systems Engineering
Quoted: Cheryl Skjolaas, Biological Systems Engineering

Of Interest

Deere’s Waterloo plant builds its 2 millionth engine
Quad City Times, 12/13/2016

Milk prices poised for improvement
Morning Ag Clips, 12/11/2016