CALS In the News for the Week of Apr 7 – Apr 14


Step aside sponges, jellies were the first animals on Earth, controversial study claims
Daily Mail Online, 4/10/2017
Mentioned: Chris Todd Hittinger, Genetics

Suck it, sponges: Marine jellies were the first animals to evolve
Popular Science, 4/10/2017
Mentioned: Department of Genetics

20th Anniversary: Why Ellen DeGeneres’ ‘Time’ Magazine Cover still matters
Mic, 4/14/2017
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Finding more markets for Wisconsin dairy products goal of state-led trade mission to Mexico, 4/13/2017
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

To Help Wisconsin Bees, Lawmakers Look To Make Beekeeping Cheaper
Wisconsin Public Radio, 4/11/2017
Quoted: Claudio Gratton, Entomology

WI Dairy News: Midwest Dairy Challenge
WKOW 27, 4/12/2017
Quoted: Ted Halbach, Dairy Science

State, federal lawmakers ask for help on milk issue with Canada
Channel 3000, 4/12/2017
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Foods Made with Special Whey Protein Help PKU Sufferers
The Milkweed, 4/2017
Quoted: Denise Ney, Nutritional Sciences

UW economics profs sign pro-immigration letter to Donald Trump, 4/12/2017
Quoted: Brent Hueth, Agricultural and Applied Economics

My ambivalent relationship to the March for Science blog (on SciLogs), 4/11/2017
Mentioned: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

UW Family Gardening Day on May 6
Wisconsin State Farmer, 4/14/2017
Quoted: Johanna Oosterwyk, Horticulture

UW-Madison spinoff puts phosphorus in its place
Wisconsin State Farmer, 4/11/2017
Quoted: Phillip Barak, Soil Science

Watch for boxwood blight on shrubs, pachysandra
The Portage County Gazette, 4/13/2017
Quoted: Brian Hudelson, Plant Pathology

Grassland Dairy’s actions a wakeup call to farmers
Wisconsin Agriculturalist, 4/11/2017
Mentioned: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics

UW-Madison launches STEM Diversity Network, 4/10/2017
Quoted: Ahna Skop, Genetics

Artist/scientist Peter Krsko bends nature to his will
Wisconsin Gazette, 4/09/2017
Mentioned: Department of Biological Systems Engineering

Dairy expert weighs in on trade dispute with Canada
News Talk 1150 WHBY, 4/10/2017
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Trusting Science Information: How do we determine what’s real?
Morning Ag Clips, 4/10/2017
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Plant for optimal corn silage
Hoards Dairyman, 4/10/2017
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

UW-Madison milestone
Agri-View, 4/14/2017
Mentioned: Allan Bringe, Dairy Science
Mentioned: L.H. “Bud” Schultz, Deceased, Dairy Science

Wheat healthy, nitrogen applied?
Agri-View, 4/08/2017
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
Quoted: Carrie Laboski, Soil Science
Quoted: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology

Stray-voltage courses offered
Agri-View, 4/12/2017
Mentioned: Doug Reinemann, Biological Systems Engineering

Of Interest

Canada to U.S. Dairy: This is not our fault
MILK 7/12/2017