CALS In the News for the week of Aug. 25 – Sep. 2


Two-thirds of Americans approve of editing human DNA to treat disease 
The Verge, 8/30/2017
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

How Moldy Hay and Sick Cows Led to a Lifesaving Drug
NPR, 9/29/2017
Mentioned: Karl Paul Link, Deceased, Biochemistry

‘Korea needs more rigorous regulation of botulinum toxin’
Naver, 8/29/2017
Quoted: Eric Johnson, Bacteriology 

Couple worked to restore native savanna landscape at Pleasant Valley Conservancy
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 8/25/2017
Quoted: Tom Brock, Bacteriology

Taste of Madison gets down with O.P.P., 9/01/2017
Mentioned: Department of Food Science
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Store

UW-Madison Creates Online Tool to Assist Underrepresented Student, Faculty in STEM
Insight into Diversity, 8/25/2017
Quoted: Ahna Skop, Genetics

Watch for Signs of Oak Wilt 
Door County Pulse, 9/01/2017
Mentioned: Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic

Jeanne Hilinske-Christensen: County has confirmed cases of late blight on tomato
Kenosha News, 8/31/2017
Mentioned: Brian Hudson, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic

$35 million in funding injected into specialty crop research
AgDaily, 8/28/2017
Mentioned: Jeffery Endelman, Horticulture

USDA offers 2018 MPP-Dairy opt-out option
Progressive Dairyman, 8/31/2017
Mentioned: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

App Aims to Help Farmers Become Efficient During Corn Harvest  
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 8/31/2017
Quoted: Brian Luck, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Department of Dairy Science

Taking the genomic revolution to cornfields
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 8/30/2017
Quoted: Natalia de Leon, Agronomy
Quoted: Shawn Kaeppler, Agronomy

UW Agronomy/Soils Field Day is Tomorrow
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 8/29/2017
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Manure Expo draws big crowd to Wisconsin
The Country Today, 8/28/2017
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

AWABC elects new board members 
Morning Ag Clips, 8/27/2017
Mentioned: Chrissy Meyer, Dairy Science and Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Kristin Natzke Olson, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Cassie Endres, Alumna, Dairy Science and Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Taylor Holterman, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Abbey Wethal, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Jodi Hoynoski, Alumna, Dairy Science and Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Danielle Brown, Alumna, Dairy Science and Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Jodi Berndston, Alumna, Dairy Science and Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Sami Benz, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Kirsten Henning, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Liz Matzke, Alumna, Dairy Science and Life Sciences Communication

Students on the cutting edge
Morning Ag Clips, 8/30/2017
Quoted: Rick Lindroth, Entomology
Quoted: Megan O’Rourke, Academic Affairs
Quoted: Saige Henkel, Student, Landscape Architecture
Quoted: Ben Futa, Horticulture
Quoted: Eddie Ruiz, Student, Genetics
Quoted: Ryan Seffinga, Alumnus, Biological Systems Engineering
Quoted: Makala Bach, Student, Food Science
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Science
Mentioned: Andy Milkowski, Animal Science
Mentioned: Kathy Glass, Food Science
Quoted: Abagail Catania, Student, Agricultural Business Management
Quoted: Jordan Gaal, Student, Life Sciences Communication

Microbes compete for nutrients, affect metabolism, development in mice 
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 8/25/2017
Quoted: Federico Rey, Bacteriology
Quoted:  Daniel Amador-Noguez, Bacteriology
Quoted: Kym Romano, Graduate Student, Bacteriology

App helps farmers make the most of their corn harvest
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 8/30/2017
Quoted: Brian Luck, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Department of Dairy Science

Of Interest 

The Looming Decline of the Public Research University
The Washington Monthly, 9/27/2017