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CALS In the News for the Week of Feb 17 – Feb 24

News about Winter Heat Wave

Warm weather could impact Door County cherry crop
FOX 11 Online, 2/21/2017
Quoted: Matt Stasiak, Peninsular Agricultural Research Station

Warm weather could impact Door County crops
WSAW, 2/21/2017
Quoted: Matt Stasiak, Peninsular Agricultural Research Station

Warm weather impacting Wisconsin wildlife
WMTV – NBC15, 2/22/2017
Quoted: Stanley Temple, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

News about “Fake News”

False Information Labeled “A Cancer” On Enlightened Democracy
AAAS.org, 2/18/2017
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

It’s human nature, and not social media, to blame for fake news
Daily News and Analysis, 2/19/2017
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Communication expert explains how science should respond to fake news
ScienceBlog.com, 2/18/2017
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

News

Portia de Rossi is the secret weapon of “Santa Clarita Diet”
Salon.com, 2/21/2017
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Listeria Poses Miscarriage Threat In Early Stages Of Pregnancy
Tech Times, 2/21/2017
Quoted: Charles Czuprynski, Food Research Institute.

In a time of division, could science find a way to unite?
The Christian Science Monitor, 2/22/2017
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Blue Sky Science: How do bees make honey?
La Crosse Tribune, 2/20/2017
Quoted: Johanne Brunet, Entomology

Corn Specialist: Go back to the basics in low-margin year
The Country Today, 2/20/2017
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Management tips can help pad profit line in low-margin crop year
The Country Today, 2/20/2017
Quoted: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology

Mice study provides clues to how genetic variations in gut microbes influence metabolic disease
The Medical News, 2/17/2017
Quoted: Alan Attie, Biochemistry
Quoted: Federico Rey, Bacteriology

UW program helps local cheesemaker make Best of Show cheese
Channel 3000.com, 2/20/2017
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

U.S. milk flow continues to grow
Progressive Dairyman, 2/22/2017
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

$18 Milk In 2017?
Farm Journal’s MILK, 2/22/2017
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

UW to lead fight — Zika, Lyme
Agri-View, 2/23/2017
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

Bedding, Bugs and Teats
Dairy Herd Management, 2/21/2017
Quoted: Pam Ruegg, Dairy Science

Speaking of Science Policy
The Scientist Magazine, 2/21/2017
Quoted: Judith Kimble, Biochemistry

CWD is Focus of Next Science on Tap
WXPR, 2/20/2017
Quoted: Mike Samuel, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Four Named National Outstanding Farmers
Agri Marketing, 2/22/2017
Quoted: Angie Ulness, Alumna, Dairy Science
Quoted: Mark Ulness, Alumnus, Dairy Science

Potatoes Wild with Calcium
Potato Grower, 2/23/2017
Quoted: Shelley Jansky, Horticulture
Mentioned: John Bamberg, Horticulture
Mentioned: Jiwan Palta, Horticulture

New book on soil
Morning Ag Clips, 2/21/2017
Mentioned: James Bockheim, Soil Science
Mentioned: Alfred Hartemink, Soil Science

Of Interest

UW-Madison CALS Seeking Nominations for Recognition Awards
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 2/23/2017