CALS in the News for the Week of April 28-May 4

In the News

UW researchers find CWD-causing prions in soil and water around mineral licks, 5/04/2018
Quoted: Mike Samuel, Emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Joel Pedersen, Soil Science

15th annual Ride to Farm welcomes cyclists, pledges for UW beginning farmer school
Hoard’s Dairyman, 5/03/2018
Quoted: Dick Cates, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: The Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers (WSBDF)

UW-Madison and Organic Valley officials discuss partnership, 5/03/2018
Quoted: Kate VandenBosch, Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Diabetes treatment, fusion energy among 17 projects getting UW research awards
Wisconsin State Journal, 5/03/2018
Mentioned: Michael Sussman, Biochemistry
Mentioned: Randall Jackson, Agronomy

Cheese Producer To Cut Contracts With 11 Wisconsin Dairy Farms
Wisconsin Public Radio, 5/03/2018
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Corn-genome adaptability studied
Agri-View, 5/03/2018
Quoted: Natalia de Leon, Agronomy
Mentioned: Joe Gage, Student, Agronomy
Mentioned: Shawn Kaeppler, Agronomy

UW researchers verify chronic wasting disease prions at mineral lick sites
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 5/02/2018
Quoted: Joel Pedersen, Soil Science

1 Ill In Wisconsin From Lettuce-Born E. Coli Outbreak
Wisconsin Public Radio, 5/01/2018
Quoted: Barbara Ingham, Food Science

Jennifer Blazek named director of UW–Madison Farm and Industry Short Course
Hoard’s Dairyman, 5/02/2018
Quoted: Jennifer Blazek, Farm and Industry Short Course
Quoted: Richard Straub, Senior Associate Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Plant breeders balance shared innovation, revenue
American Society of Agronomy, 5/02/2018
Quoted and Pictured: Julie Dawson, Horticulture
Pictured: William Tracy, Agronomy
Pictured: Philipp Simon, Horticulture

Helpful Tips For Container Gardening
Wisconsin Public Radio, 5/01/2018
Quoted: Ben Futa, Horticulture, Allen Centennial Garden
Quoted: Josh Steger, Horticulture, Allen Centennial Garden

Checking the gas
The Country Today, 4/30/2018
Quoted: Michel Wattiaux, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Elias Uddin, Student, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Rebecca Larson, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Randy Jackson, Agronomy
Mentioned: Gregg Sanford, Agronomy

CALS redesign will position college and students for future success
The Country Today, 4/30/2018
Written by: Kate VandenBosch, Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

A Population That Pollutes Itself Into Extinction (and It’s Not Us)
The New York Times, 4/30/2018
Quoted: Jo Handelsman, Plant Pathology

How Bacteria Eat Penicillin
The Scientist, 4/30/2018
Quoted: Jo Handelsman, Plant Pathology

Ag research-investment effort launches
Agri-View, 4/30/2018
Mentioned: FedByScience, national initiative supported by CALS

Ag Colleges Tell Feds That More Research Funding is Needed
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 4/19/2018
Mentioned: FedByScience, national initiative supported by CALS

Our Top 10 Summer Pests
Urban Milwaukee, 4/29/2018
Written by: PJ Liesch, Entomology

UW Senior gives his Wausau Riverfront vision
WSAU, 4/24/2018
Quoted: Jules West, Landscape Architecture

The Civic Science Imperative
Stanford Social Innovation Review, Spring 2018
Cowritten by: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Of Interest

UW-Stevens Point Faculty Committee Responds To Plan To Eliminate Humanities Majors
Wisconsin Public Radio, 5/02/2018

Shortage of agricultural agents creating void in farm-rich counties
Wisconsin State Journal, 4/23/2018