CALS In the News for the Week of April 1 – April 7


I watched Alex Jones give his viewers health advice. Here’s what I learned.
VOX, 4/6/2017
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Norway plans to exterminate a large reindeer herd to stop a fatal infectious brain disease
Science, 4/3/2017
Quoted: Michael Samuel, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Camp makes farmers of kids
The Waunakee Tribune, 4/7/2017
Quoted: Claire Howick, Alumna, Community and Environmental Sociology

At the mercy of the mailbox: Dairies dropping farms
Wisconsin State Farmer, 4/7/2017
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Learn how to deal with ‘fake news’ April 13 at FDL Library
Fond Du Lac Reporter, 4/6/2017
Mentioned: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Recognition for Farm Tech Day display
Morning Ag Clips, 4/6/2017
Quoted:Roger Schmidt, Horticulture
Mentioned: Mimi Broeske, Horticulture

Stoughton School Board incumbents outsted by hard-working challengers, 4/5/2017
Quoted: Sarah Kemp, Community and Environmental Sociology

Striped Rust found in southern Wisconsin winter wheat
Brownfield Ag News, 4/4/2017
Quoted: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology

National Science Foundation gives graduate research awards to 18 UW student, 4/5/2017
Mentioned: Bayleigh Benner, Ph.D. in microbiology
Mentioned: Brian Carrick, Ph.D. Biochemistry
Mentioned: Leah Escalante, Ph.D. Genetics
Mentioned: Christine Isabella, Ph.D. Biochemistry
Mentioned: Kyle Robinson, Ph.D. Biochemistry
Mentioned: Randee Young, Ph.D. Genetics.

Americans rank among the elite cheese eaters
Hoards Dairyman, 4/4/2017
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Next ‘Alice’ to be selected May 13 at Lambeau Field
Wisconsin Agriculturalist, 4/4/2017
Mentioned: Alexis Dunnum, student, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Kelly Wilbert, student, Life Sciences Communication and Agricultural Economics

Assessing your wheat health
Wisconsin State Farmer, 4/4/2017
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

More soybeans, less corn in crop forecast
Wisconsin State Farmer, 4/4/2017
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Simpler detection for ketosis helps support state dairies
Hoards Dairyman, 4/4/2017
Quoted: Heather White, Dairy Science

Farm consultant concerned over GMOs, use of glyphosate
Wisconsin State Farmer, 4/3/2017
Quoted: Dieter Harle, Alumnus, Animal Science

Mastitis handbook offers cutting-edge information
Agri-View, 4/6/2017
Mentioned: Pamela Ruegg, Dairy Science

Cover-crops field days held
Agri-View, 4/6/2017
Mentioned: Francisco Arriaga, Soil Science

Cover crops, no-till drills features
Agri-View, 4/7/2017
Mentioned: Marshfield Agricultural Research Station

UW-CALS to pay tribute to FFA creed
The Country Today, 4/3/2017
Mentioned: Dean Kate VandenBosch

Young couple breaks into the dairy industry
Progressive Dairyman, 3/31/2017
Quoted: Maria Woldt, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication

Pest or helpful? Landscape insects topic of seminar
The Spooner Advocate,  4/1/2017
Mentioned: P.J. Liesch, Entomology

Of Interest:

For the creator of nation’s No. 1 cheese, it’s ‘very emotional’
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3/31/2017

Canada dairy actions hurting rural U.S.
Morning Ag Clips, 4/5/2017

Here to lend a helping hand 
Morning Ag Clips, 4/5/2017

Farmers deserve better
Morning Ag Clips, 4/5/2017