CALS In the News for the week of Oct 7 – Oct 13


The Napa Fire Is a Perfectly Normal Apocalypse
Wired, 10/11/2017
Quoted: Volker Radeloff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Why the 2017 fire season is shaping up to be one of California’s worst
Los Angeles Times, 10/13/2017
Quoted: Volker Radeloff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

What’s That Buzz?
AARP, 10/10/2017
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology
Mentioned: Insect Diagnostic Lab

The Two Wisconsins
Isthmus, 10/12/2017
Quoted: Steve Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

David Williams is retiring from Extension
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 10/13/2017
Quoted: David Williams, Alumnus, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Ann Williams, Alumna, Animal Science

No Short-Term Fix to Lack of Processing Capacity
Farm Journal’s MILK, 10/06/2017
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Korean e-Commerce buyer team gets up-close look at U.S. pork processing
National Hog Farmer, 10/11/2017
Mentioned: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Science
Mentioned: Andy Milkowski, Animal Science

Cheese price rally needed to lift Class III milk outlook
The Country Today, 10/09/2017
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Wisconsin cow reigns supreme at World Dairy Expo
The Country Today, 10/09/2017
Mentioned: Kristen Broege, Student, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Elizabeth Sarbacker, Student, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Charlie Hamilton, Student, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Logan Voigts, Student, Dairy Science

Foreign visitors to World Dairy Expo also checking out UW
Brownfield Ag News, 10/08/2017
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability
Mentioned: Department of Dairy Science

Wisconsin’s Nickels Wins 2017 Merle Howard Award
Hoards Dairyman – Blogs, 10/07/2017
Mentioned: Dawson Nickels, Student, Dairy Science

Wisconsin couple wins World Dairy Expo forage contest
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 10/11/2017
Quoted: Dan Undersander, Agronomy

Allan Herrman to receive honor
Agri-View, 10/07/2017
Quoted: Doug Reinemann, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Allan Herrman, Alumnus, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Robert Kauffman, Animal Science
Mentioned: Mary Beth Kirkham, Alumna, Soil Science

2017 field and forage crop season
Morning Ag Clips, 10/09/2017
Quoted: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology

Software helps cut pollution, plan soil fertility
Morning Ag Clips, 10/11/2017
Quoted: Laura Good, Soil Science

Farmers using UW-built software statewide to cut pollution, plan soil fertility
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 10/09/2017
Quoted: Laura Good, Soil Science

Conservation, collaboration, creativity: Grant County farmer charts own path, with a little help from scientist colleagues
University of Wisconsin-Madison, 10/11/2017
Quoted: Dan Schaefer, Animal Science
Mentioned: Gerry Weiss, Alumnus, Animal Science
Mentioned: Mark Cook, Deceased, Animal Science

Of Interest

Investors Community Bank pledges support for FFA
Morning Ag Clips, 10/14/2017

Genetically boosting the nutritional value of corn could benefit millions 
Science Daily, 10/09/2017