CALS in the News for the Week of July 7 – July 13

In the News

Gene Discovery Startup Announces Breakthrough on Drought-Tolerant Crops
CTech, 7/09/2018
Quoted: Mike Petersen, Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center (WCIC)

University of Wisconsin-Madison Launches Tick Tracking App
Associated Press, 7/09/2018
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology
Quoted: Bieneke Bron, Entomology

Wisconsin cranberry, tart cherry production declines
Associated Press, 7/10/2018
Quoted: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture

Wisconsin Cranberry Production Declines As Growers Plan For Future
Wisconsin Public Radio, 7/10/2018
Quoted: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture

State’s Cheese Industry Worried Tariffs Will Sever Relationships With Key Markets
Wisconsin Public Radio, 7/10/2018
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Wisconsin cheesemakers facing double whammy, 7/08/2018
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

UW scientific advances include vitamins, growing human embryonic stem cells in lab
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7/12/2018
Mentioned: F.H. King, Deceased, Agricultural Physics (Soil Science)
Mentioned: Stephen Babcock, Deceased, Agricultural Chemistry (Biochemistry)
Mentioned: E.V. McCollum, Deceased, Agricultural Chemistry (Biochemistry)
Mentioned: Marguerite Davis, Deceased, Agricultural Chemistry (Biochemistry)
Mentioned: Harry Steenbock, Deceased, Agricultural Chemistry (Biochemistry)
Mentioned: Hector DeLuca, Emeritus, Biochemistry
Mentioned: Karl Paul Link, Deceased, Biochemistry
Mentioned: Har Gobind Khorana, Deceased, Biochemistry

Smith: Snapshot Wisconsin trail cam project poised to go statewide
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7/06/2018
Quoted: Jennifer Stenglein, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Phil Townsend, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

UW-Extension says manual removal is best way to rid plants of Japanese beetle
WSAW, 7/12/2018
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology

Wisconsin’s dairy future: The Walmart impact
WEAU 13 News, 7/06/2018
Quoted: Brian Gould, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Wisconsin Dairy News: Unique story behind ‘sunburst chairs’
WKOW 27, 7/12/2018
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Plant

UW biotech director to head genome center, 7/10/2018
Quoted: Mike Sussman, Biochemistry

Author Jerry Apps’ garden is making the grade this summer
Wisconsin State Farmer, 7/09/2018
Written by: Jerry Apps, Emeritus, (former) Department of Continuing and Vocational Education

Dairy Task Force 2.0 members named
The Country Today, 7/12/2018
Mentioned: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Holloway among group of UW alumni that impacted WI agriculture
Wisconsin State Farmer, 7/06/2018
Mentioned: Floyd Holloway, Deceased, Alumnus

Of Interest

Spotted Lanternfly Could Be Worst Invasive Species in 150 Years
National Public Radio, 7/10/2018