CALS In the News for the week of Aug. 11 – Aug. 18


Democrats and Republicans speak different languages — and it helps explain why we’re so divided
Business Insider, 8/11/2017
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

How animals appeared on Earth: Analysis of Australian rock reveals that a flood of nutrients 650 MILLION years ago led to a growth of algae that fed the first creatures on our planet
Daily Mail, 8/16/2017
Mentioned: Chris Todd Hittinger, Genetics

Want A Healthy Lawn? Invest Your Time Now 
Wisconsin Public Radio, 8/15/2017
Quoted: Doug Soldat, Soil Science

UW-Madison spinoff company trying to improve diet of patients on feeding tubes
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 8/12/201
Quoted: Christian Krueger, Animal Science

Wine is Wisconsin contest shows state vintners’ skills  
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 8/17/2017
Quoted: Nick Smith, Food Science

Salud! Six points for aroma: A judge’s view of the Wine is Wisconsin competition
Capital Times, 8/12/2017
Quoted: Nick Smith, Food Science

Wild fish and game key to recruiting new hunters and anglers
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 8/12/2017
Mentioned: Kemp Natural Resources Station

Witnessing nature: Fawn falls prey to bald eagle
Green Bay Press Gazette, 8/11/2017
Quoted: Stanley Temple, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

FDA Relaxes Restrictions on UF Milk
AgWeb, 8/15/2017
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

CALS to Honor Exemplary Leaders During Awards Banquet 
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 8/18/2017
Mentioned: Allan Herrman, Alumnus, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Robert Kauffman, Animal Science
Mentioned: Mary Beth Kirkham, Alumna, Soil Science

Honorary Recognition Presented In October
Wisconsin Farm Report, 8/17/2017
Mentioned: Allan Herrman, Alumnus, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Robert Kauffman, Animal Science
Mentioned: Mary Beth Kirkham, Alumna, Soil Science

Wang hired as Extension potato, veggie specialist
The Country Today, 8/15/2017
Mentioned: Yi Wang, Horticulture
Mentioned: Hancock Agricultural Research Station

World Dairy Expo seminars address hot industry topics 
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 8/15/2017
Mentioned: Bradley Bolling, Food Science

Ben Brancel: farmer first and last
Agri-View, 8/17/2017
Quoted: Dean Kate VandenBosch, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Dean

Arlington Field Day offered
Agri-View, 8/15/2017
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Organic vegetable field day, dinner set  
Agri-View, 8/14/2017
Mentioned: West Madison Agricultural Research Station
Quoted: Julie Dawson, Horticulture

Universities support NAFTA in letter
Morning Ag Clips, 8/14/2017
Mentioned: Dean Kate VandenBosch, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Dean

Professor advances new field at intersection of genomics and society
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 8/18/2017
Mentioned: Jason Fletcher, Alumnus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Reflective art installation displays beauty, intrigue of genetics
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 8/17/2017
Quoted: Ahna Skop, Genetics
Mentioned: UW–Madison Biotechnology Center

Of Interest 

“Fabulous Farm Babe” Gets Side Kick
Morning Ag Clips, 8/17/2017

Cover crops improve soil health
Morning Ag Clips, 8/16/2017