CALS In the News for the week of Oct 14 – Oct 20

News about CA Wildfires

Minutes to Escape: How One California Wildfire Damaged So Much So Quickly
The New York Times, 10/12/2017
Quoted: Volker Radeloff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

The West is on Fire. Blame the Housing Crisis 
Wired, 10/14/2017
Quoted: Volker Radeloff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

People love to live in places that are at risk for disasters, ‘and this is what happens’
The Washington Post, 10/15/2017
Quoted: Volker Radeloff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Anu Kramer, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Despite clear risks, Santa Rosa neighborhood that burned down was exempt from state fire regulations
The LA Times, 10/15/2017
Mentioned: SILVIS Lab, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Urban Damage Raises Questions About California’s Wildfire Strategy (subscription needed)
The Wall Street Journal, 10/19/2017
Mentioned: Volker Radeloff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology


Republicans say ‘death tax’ while Democrats say ‘estate tax’ — and there’s a fascinating reason why
Business Insider, 10/19/2017
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Pipeline Foods Announces New Farm Profit Program
Business Insider, 10/19/2017
Mentioned: Anders Gurda, Plant Pathology

Wisconsin’s Red Barn Family Farms succeeds by putting local dairy farmers first 
Green Bay Press Gazette, 10/17/2017
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Dodge County Master Gardener Association meeting to discuss ‘Cactus and Succulents’
Fond Du Lac Reporter, 10/18/2017
Mentioned: Dan Mohr, Entomology

Tribune Profile: Elizabeth Endres: She’s a future veterinarian
Hometown News LLC, 10/19/2017
Quoted: Elizabeth Endres, Alumna, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Cassie Endres, Alumna, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Zach Andres, Student, Dairy Science

Collaboration effort helps farmers with disabilities
Wisconsin State Farmer, 10/15/2017
Quoted: Richard Straub, Associate Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Extension Workshop to Focus on Renting Farm Assets
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 10/18/2017
Mentioned: Bruce Jones, Dairy Science

UW wins $7 million grant to wean crops from N fertilizers
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 10/18/2017
Quoted: Jean-Michel Ané, Agronomy and Bacteriology
Mentioned: Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center

Researcher’s goal is keeping proteins in milk, out of waste
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 10/19/2017
Quoted: Sebastian I Arriola Apelo, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Louis Armentano, Dairy Science

Dairy policy analyst seeks input on economic stress
Wisconsin State Farmer, 10/19/2017
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

This company puts Wisconsin’s local farms first 
Wisconsin State Farmer, 10/17/2017
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Grant County farmer charts own path, with help from scientists
Wisconsin State Farmer, 10/16/2017
Quoted: Gerry Weiss, Alumnus, Animal Science
Quoted: Dan Schaefer, Animal Science

Muddy Flats plans Wagyu dispersion
The Country Today, 10/16/2017
Quoted: Michael Goodell, Alumnus, Animal Science
Quoted:  Brady Dickinsen, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

Skoyen Named Vita Plus Dodgeville Assistant Manager
Hoard’s Dairyman, 10/16/2017
Mentioned: Ron Skoyen, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

Why is the grass greener?
Morning Ag Clips, 10/17/2017
Quoted: Doug Soldat, Soil Science UW-Madison: Fish respond to predator attack by doubling growth rate, 10/16/2017
Quoted: Terence Barry, Animal Sciences