CALS in the News for the Week of June 1-8

In the News         

America’s Dairyland is hurting and Wisconsin Seeks Solutions
Associated Press (AP), 6/5/2018
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Walker says crisis team needed to help state’s crippled dairy industry
Wisconsin State Journal, 6/5/2018
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Governor Walker Announces Creation of Wisconsin Dairy Task Force 2.0
Hoard’s Dairyman, 6/7/2018
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Triclosan, a common antimicrobial in toothpaste and other products, linked to inflammation and cancer in the gut
The Conversation, 5/30/2018
Mentioned: Research involving Federico Rey, Bacteriology; Brad Bolling and Ruisong Pei, Food Science

UW spinoffs win awards, including top honor, at Governor’s Business Plan Contest
WisPolitics, 6/6/2018
Mentioned: Marcin Filutowicz, Bacteriology
Mentioned: Patricia McManus, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

Searching the sea, and bacterial battles, for new antibiotics, 6/7/2018
Quoted: Cameron Currie, Bacteriology

Innovative UW researchers win Shaw science awards
Wisconsin State Journal, 6/6/2018
Quoted: Philip Romero, Biochemistry

UW Athletics using Cherry Switchel to help athletes recover
WKOW-TV 27 (Madison), 6/6/2018
Quoted: Hong Jiang, Center for Dairy Research
Quoted: Bill Klein, Babcock Hall Dairy Plant

Dairy Month brings bigger milk checks for farmers
The Country Today, 6/4/2018
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Grape growers field day set for June 14 in Trempealeau
The Country Today, 6/4/2018
Mentioned: Patricia McManus, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Christelle Guédot, Entomology
Mentioned: Janet Van Zoeren, Entomology

WALSAA Reunion Picnic to be Held in Conjunction with WFTD
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 6/4/2018
Mentioned: WALSAA

Rainy weather sets up potential for ‘epic’ mosquito season
WISC-TV/ (Madison), 6/1/2018
Mentioned: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

New Silage App Designed to Improve Corn Silage Quality
Dairy Herd Management, 6/1/2018
Quoted: Brian Luck, Biological Systems Engineering

This generation of women not just ‘farm wives’ anymore
Wisconsin State Farmer, 5/30/2018
Quoted: Micheala Slind, Student, Dairy Science


Of Interest

U.S. budget targets fish and wildlife work
Science, 6/1/2018

From skyscrapers to silos: Chicago Ag Sciences high school offers unique learning environment
The Country Today, 6/4/2018