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CALS in the News for the Week of June 9 – June 15

In the News

School’s Closed. Forever.
The New York Times, 6/13/2018
Quoted: Sarah Kemp, Applied Population Lab

The audacious plan to catalog all life on Earth, 6/14/2018
Quoted: Jo Handelsman, Plant Pathology

WisContext: A Shifting Safety Net For Dairy Farmers Facing Uncertain Milk Prices
Wisconsin Public Radio, 6/13/2018
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Brian Gould, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Wisconsin Bumble Bee Brigade Tracks Species, 1 Photo At A Time
Wisconsin Public Radio, 6/12/2018
Quoted: Claudio Gratton, Entomology

Climate Change, More Intense Rainstorms Could Fuel Toxic Algae Blooms In Wisconsin
Wisconsin Public Radio, 6/12/2018
Quoted: Christopher Kucharik, Agronomy

WisContext: Before Dairy Ruled, Wheat Reigned In Wisconsin
Wisconsin Public Radio, 6/12/2018
Mentioned: Jerry Apps, Emeritus, (former) Department of Continuing and Vocational Education

Hayden Named State FFA President, Waupaca is Top Chapter
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 6/15/2018
Quoted: Ciera Ballmer, Student, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Amelia Hayden, Incoming Student, Microbiology

Names of four peregrine falcons inspired by Babcock Hall ice cream
Chanel 3000, 6/12/2018
Quoted: Bill Klein, Babcock Hall Dairy Plant

Falcon chicks with ice cream-inspired names highlight Wisconsin’s raptor reboot
Wisconsin State Journal, 6/13/2018
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Plant

How UW scientists are working to curb the cow carbon footprint
Channel 3000, 6/11/2018
Quoted: Michel Wattiaux, Dairy Science

Significant rain brings more mosquitoes
WKOW 27, 6/14/2018
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

Caddisfly season in full flight in downtown Janesville, 6/14/2018
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology

Will Allen Returns to his Roots
Shepherd Express, 6/12/2018
Quoted: Steve Ventura, Soil Science

A well-rounded event: Model round barn-building contest set for young Wood County FTD attendees
The Country Today, 6/11/2018
Quoted: Nancy Esser, Marshfield Agricultural Research Station

For the Love of Cheeses’ history at Fond du Lac Public Library June 21
Fond Du Lac Reporter, 6/13/2018
Mentioned: Dean Sommer, Center for Dairy Research

Of Interest

After 7 years, Madison compost program trashed
Wisconsin State Journal, 6/12/2018

Food safety workshop helps educate, protect
Leader-Telegram, 6/10/2018
Quoted: Bill Rufenacht, CALS Alumnus, Bacteriology