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CALS in the News for the Week of May 26 – June 1

In the News

Wisconsin bracing for retaliation tariffs on Harley-Davidson and agricultural products
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 5/31/2018
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

USDA: Wisconsin Milk Production Slows
Associated Press (AP), 5/27/2018
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

University of Wisconsin Researchers Study Bats, Mosquitoes
Associated Press (AP), 5/27/2018
Quoted: Amy Wray, doctoral student, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Avoiding GMO food might be tougher than you think
Popular Science, 6/1/2018
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Dane County to cap landfill, create prairie for bees
WMTV-NBC15 (Madison), 5/30/2018
Quoted: Claudio Gratton, Entomology

Wisconsin’s agriculture agent shortage heralds the end of an era for rural America
The New Food Economy, 5/29/2018
Quoted: Jerry Apps, Emeritus, (former) Department of Continuing and Vocational Education

Radish cover crop traps nitrogen; mystery follows
Morning Ag Clips, 5/30/2018
Quoted: Matt Ruark, Soil Science

Wis. yeast find their way into bread, beer and class
Morning Ag Clips, 5/29/2018
Quoted: Chris Hittinger, Genetics
Mentioned: Nick Smith, Food Science
Quoted: Miles Gillette, student, Food Science

Lyme Disease Cases Up 23% in 2017
Urban Milwaukee, 5/25/2017
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

Kernza Could Hold Some Options
Farm Report, 5/29/2018
Quoted: Valentin Picasso, Agronomy

Demand For Wisconsin Farm Land Remains Strong
Wisconsin Public Radio, 5/28/2018
Quoted: Arlin Brannstrom, Emeritus, Center for Dairy Profitability

Dodge and Fond du Lac Counties Forage Councils to hold Twilight meeting June 20
Fond du Lac Reporter, 5/29/2018
Mentioned: Jennifer Van Os, Dairy Science

Morgridge Institute launches virology center
Wisconsin State Journal, 5/30/2018
Mentioned: Paul Ahlquist, Plant Pathology

Can Genetically Modified Pigs Be the Key to Treating Rare Diseases?
Freethink, video, 5/22/2018
Interviewed: Dhanu Shanmuganayagam, Animal Sciences

Don’t hover: Parents are monitoring their wildlife babies
The Post-Crescent, 6/1/2018
Quoted: Scott Craven, Emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Fertility device company in Madison raises $3.4M in debt funding
Wisconsin Technology Council, 6/1/2018
Mentioned: Katie Brenner, Biochemistry

Landscapes for Learning
The Chronicle of Higher Education, photo gallery, 5/2/2018
Mentioned: Doug Rouse, Plant Pathology

Of Interest

Justice Department approves Bayer-Monsanto merger in landmark settlement
Washington Post, 5/29/2018