CALS In the News for the week of March 9 – March 16

Wildfire risk rises with 43 million U.S. homes near land susceptible to blazes
USA Today, 3/12/2018
Quoted: Volker Radeloff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Please Stop Building Houses Exactly Where Wildfires Start 
Wired, 3/13/2018
Quoted: Volker Radeloff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Aprium, anyone? The pick of hybrid fruit and vegetables
The Guardian, 3/11/2018
Mentioned: Badger Flame beet (developed by Irwin Goldman, Horticulture)

Column: UW, industry partnerships yield better solutions 
Green Bay Press Gazette, 3/12/2018
Co-written by: Kate VandenBosch, Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Co-written by: Chris Salm, Alumnus, Animal Sciences

World Dairy Expo names UW-Madison alumnus ‘Dairyman of the Year’
Channel, 3/12/2018
Mentioned: Pete Kappelman, Alumnus, Dairy Science

Despite Improvements, Wisconsin Dairy Farmers Still Cautious About Federal Safety Net Program 
Wisconsin Public Radio, 3/13/2018
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Brian Gould, Agricultural and Applied Economics

How Forests Change Over Time
WXPR, 3/13/2018
Quoted: Scott Bowe, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Wisconsin Winners of World Cheese Championship
Door County Pulse, 3/15/2018
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy

Corporations that Pursue Social Good as Well as Profit
Shepherd Express, 3/13/2018
Quoted: Jane Collins, Community and Environmental Sociology

University lab hires director
Agri-View, 3/09/2018
Mentioned: Andrew Stammer, UW Soil and Forage Analysis Laboratory
Mentioned: Carrie Laboski, Soil Science

Healthy Cows, Communities and Environment at PDPW Business Conference
DairyBusiness, 3/05/2018
Mentioned: David Combs, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Victor Cabrera, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Heather White, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Laura Hernandez, Dairy Science

LGM-Dairy insurance webinar offered March 28
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 3/16/2018
Mentioned: Brian Gould, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Wisconsin Workers, Chicago Commuters and Cost of Living 
WisContext, 3/6/2018
Quoted:  Tessa Conroy, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Of Interest

Agricultural Technology Contest March 24
Morning Ag Clips, 3/15/2018

Midwest farmland values buck three-year trend
Agrinews, 3/14/2018