CALS In the News for the Week of Jun 23 – Jun 30


Just being able to see our smartphones might be draining our brain power
Mashable, 6/28/2017
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

The Beers and the Bees: Pollinators Provide a Different Kind of Brewer’s Yeast
Scientific American, 6/26/2017
Quoted: Chris Todd Hittinger, Genetics

Dream Job Alert: This 26-Year-Old Spends Her Days Inventing New Candy Flavors
Fast Company, 6/26/2017
Quoted: Chrissy Jilek, Alumna, Food Science

Secretary Brancel highlights Wisconsin’s cheese industry at stops in La Crosse, Westby
La Crosse Tribune, 6/26/2017
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Berry-loving pest threatens Wisconsin fruit crops
La Crosse Tribune (AP), 6/24/2017
Quoted: Christelle Guédot, Entomology

June’s Heavy Rain Tough on Cherries, Farmers
Door County Pulse, 6/30/2017
Quoted: Matt Stasiak, Agricultural Research Stations

Economists Predict We’ll Hit and Stay at $17 Milk
Farm Journal’s MILK, 6/26/2017
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

High-quality milk helps dairy producers keep their global market
Progressive Dairyman, 6/30/2017
Quoted: Pamela Ruegg, Dairy Science

Kent Weigel to Receive Service Award from National Jersey Organizations
Hoards Dairyman, 6/24/2017
Mentioned: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science

Milk prices are headed up
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 6/30/2017
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics

UW-Madison high on patent list
Agri-View, 6/30/2017
Mentioned: Mark Cook, Animal Science
Mentioned: Jordan Sand, Animal Science
Mentioned: John Mochon, Agronomy

Peters named director of UW research stations
The Country Today, 6/26/2017
Quoted: Bill Barker, Associate Dean for Research
Mentioned: Dwight Mueller, Agricultural Research Centers
Mentioned: Mike Peters, Research Animal Resources Center

Past, present, future: family meets challenges
Agri-View, 6/29/2017
Quoted: Jordan Ebert, Alumnus, Dairy Science

Compound from chickens being used to improve fish farms
The Country Today, 6/26/2017
Quoted: Terence Barry, Animal Science
Mentioned: Mark Cook, Animal Science

Study: Pasture use, feed affect herd emissions
The Country Today, 6/26/2017
Quoted: Di Liang, Dairy Science

By far, men garner most coveted speaking slots at virology meetings
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 6/23/2017
Quoted: Ann Palmenberg, Biochemistry

Plant derivative could help patients reliant on tube feeding
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 6/27/2017
Quoted: Christian Krueger, Animal Science
Mentioned: Jess Reed, Animal Science

Mosquito and tick season
Morning Ag Clips, 6/26/2017
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology