CALS In the News for the week of Nov. 3 – Nov. 10


48 News Outlets Experimented For Five Years To See What Drives Twitter Politics
BuzzFeed, 11/09/2017
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Once almost extinct in Wisconsin, sandhill cranes now congregate en masse in the fall
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11/10/2017
Quoted: Stanley Temple, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Whirling about cover crop technology at field day
Wisconsin State Farmer, 11/09/2017
Mentioned: Matt Ruark, Soil Science

Managing mastitis for better milk
Brownfield Ag News, 11/07/2017
Quoted: Pamela Ruegg, Dairy Science

Leading dairy nutrition experts to share latest knowledge
Wisconsin State Farmer, 11/07/2017
Mentioned: David Combs, Dairy Science

Food Evolution sparks discussion
Agri-View, 11/07/2017
Mentioned: Michael Bell, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Caitilyn Allen, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Jordan Gaal, Student, Life Sciences Communication

Conference to focus on ecological farming with livestock
The Country Today, 11/06/2017
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Mentioned: Randy Jackson, Agronomy
Mentioned: Chris Kucharik, Agronomy

New Report Highlights Food and Ag Science Breakthroughs
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 11/06/2017
Mentioned: Federico Rey, Bacteriology

October milk price bounces back, markets ‘ho-hum’
The Country Today, 11/06/2017
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Farmers to make case for AgrAbility funds
The Country Today, 11/06/2017
Quoted: Richard Straub, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Brian Luck, Biological System Engineering

Good money, great contacts, awesome sandwiches
Morning Ag Clips, 11/09/2017
Quoted: Charlie Hamilton, Student, Dairy Science
Quoted: Laura Hernandez, Dairy Science

Fall garden clean up
Morning Ag Clips, 11/07/2017
Quoted: Brian Hudelson, Plant Pathology

Breeding highly productive corn has reduced its ability to adapt
UW-Madison News, 11/09/2017
Quoted: Natalia de Leon, Agronomy
Mentioned: Joe Gage, Agronomy
Mentioned: Shawn Kaeppler, Agronomy

Curator at ag station helps growers keep close watch on potato health
UW-Madison News, 11/03/2017
Mentioned: Sam Perez, Hancock Agricultural Research Station
Quoted: Paul Bethke, Horticulture
Quoted: Troy Fishler, Hancock Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Hancock Agricultural Research Station

Catching the bug
UW-Madison News (Youtube), 11/07/2017
Quoted: Chris Williamson, Entomology

Of Interest

UW Regents urged to put students first in mapping system reorganization 
The Cap Times, 11/09/2017

Regents approve plan to merge UW Colleges with four-year universities
The Wisconsin State Journal, 11/10/2017

Scott Walker to name Wisconsin Sen. Sheila Harsdorf as his agriculture secretary 
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11/08/2017