CALS In the News for the Week of July 7-July 14


Why Some Cheeses Melt Better Than Others, According to Science, 7/11/2017
Quoted: David Montgomery, Center for Dairy Research

First Half Of 2017 Is Second Wettest On Record
Wisconsin Public Radio, 7/13/2017
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Heavy, Frequent Rains Bring Challenges For Wisconsin Farmers
Wisconsin Public Radio, 7/10/2017
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Spooner Ag Research Station Hopes To Sow A Seed Of Collaboration With Farmers
Wisconsin Public Radio, 7/11/2017
Quoted: Ruth Genger, Horticulture

What Happens When Milk Needs To Be Dumped?
Wisconsin Public Radio, 7/13/2017
Quoted: Bill Klein, Food Science
Quoted: Brian Holmes, Biological Systems Engineering

U.S. farmers fear trade war if Trump penalizes imports of steel, aluminum
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7/11/2017
Mentioned: Bruce Jones, Dairy Science

In Wisconsin, we love our cheese curds. But how are they made? And why do they squeak?
Green Bay Press Gazette, 7/07/2017
Quoted: David Montgomery, Center for Dairy Research

Know Your Madisonian: UW-Madison professor studies public attitudes about government efforts to improve lakes, 7/14/2017
Quoted: Adena Wissman, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Oscar Mayer helped advance UW research, 7/10/2017
Written by: Robert Kauffman, Animal Science

Ready for the New Spicy Skittles and Starburst? Meet the Food Scientist Who Created Them
Sweety High, 7/12/2017
Quoted: Chrissy Jilek, Alumna, Food Science

Cheese curds fast becoming a Wisconsin obsession
Wisconsin State Farmer, 7/09/2017
Quoted: David Montgomery, Center for Dairy Research

Lodi man honored by Holstein Association USA
Wisconsin State Farmer, 7/12/2017
Quoted: Craig Carncross, Alumnus, Dairy Science

Wisconsin briefs: Fish farming growing
Wisconsin State Farmer, 7/12/2017
Mentioned: Randy Shaver, Dairy Science

PDPW Dairy Dialogue Day Tour looks at high-performing dairies
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 7/12/2017
Mentioned: Randy Shaver, Dairy Science

Field Day to Address Diversified Organic Grain Rotations
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 7/11/2017
Mentioned: Julie Dawson, Horticulture
Mentioned: Lucia Gutierrez, Agronomy

Seed to Kitchen field day set for July 17
The Country Today, 7/10/2017
Mentioned: Spooner Agricultural Research Station

Educators get agriculture primer
The Country Today, 7/10/2017
Quoted: Janet Hedtcke, Agricultural Research Stations
Mentioned: West Madison Agricultural Research Station

Craig Carncross Honored as Holstein Association USA 2017 Distinguished Young Holstein Breeder
Hoard’s Dairyman, 7/10/2017
Quoted: Craig Carncross, Alumnus, Dairy Science

Forage Quality Drives Milk Production
Dairy Herd Management, 7/10/2017
Quoted: Randy Shaver, Dairy Science

America’s Dairy Dispute with Canada Gets More and More Curious
Farm Journal’s MILK Business – Blog, 7/07/2017
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Marshfield Ag Station: 2017 Was Second Wettest Spring in 100 Years
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 7/11/2017
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Soybean white mold risk higher
Brownfield Ag News, 7/10/2017
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
Mentioned: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology

Youth earn scholarships
Agri-View, 7/09/2017
Mentioned: Grant Giese, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

Vernalization gene identified
Agri-View, 7/13/2017
Quoted: Rick Amasino, Biochemistry

Urban school holds showcase
Agri-View, 7/12/2017
Quoted: Molly Jahn, Agronomy
Quoted: Gail Kraus, Agronomy

Non-nodulating soybeans reoccur
Agri-View, 7/14/2017
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Fireflies: nature’s fireworks
Morning Ag Clips, 7/09/2017
Quoted: P.J. Liesch, Entomology