CALS in the News for the Week of July 14 – July 20

In the News

For Manufacturers, a Complex Mix Can Determine Location
The New York Times, 7/17/2018
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Bacterial armor could be a new target for antibiotics
ScienceDaily, 7/18/2018 
Mentioned: Research involving Douglas B. Weibel, Biochemistry

WisContext: Northern Black Widow Is Rare In Wisconsin, But Sightings Spiked In 2017
Wisconsin Public Radio, 7/17/2018
Written by: PJ Liesch, Entomology
Mentioned: Insect Diagnostic Lab

Wildlife Expert: Canadian Geese Culling A Necessary Practice
Wisconsin Public Radio, 7/16/2018
Quoted: David Drake, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

A History of Camping
Wisconsin Public Radio, 7/8/2018
Quoted: Stanley Temple, Emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Blue Sky Science: How long does it take a GMO product to grow?, 7/16/2018
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Retro UW-Madison delivery van hits road to dispel myths about school, and get in a few licks
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7/13/2018
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Ice Cream

Local Producers Feel Impact of Tariffs
Door County Pulse, 7/20/2018
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Babcock Hall

‘Even the tart cherries are sweet’: Don’t miss great season of Door County cherries
Green Bay Press Gazette, 7/13/2018
Quoted: Matt Stasiak, Peninsular Agricultural Research Station

UW-Madison professor: Can plants and trees change the weather?
Wisconsin State Farmer, 7/19/2018
Mentioned: Philip Townsend, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Kemp Natural Resources Station

Surge in automatic milking on horizon in dairy industry
Wisconsin State Farmer, 7/18/2018
Quoted: Doug Reinemann, Biological Systems Engineering

Midwest dairy group and The Nature Conservancy team up to hire agriculture strategy manager
DairyBusiness, 7/18/2018
Quoted: Paige Frautschy, Alumna, Agroecology

‘Microenvironment’ plays a role in crop diseases
The Country Today, 7/16/2018
Quoted: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology

Of Interest  

Climate Change Is Killing the Cedars of Lebanon
New York Times, 7/18/2018

Interior Department Proposes a Vast Reworking of the Endangered Species Act 
New York Times, 7/19/2018

What is ‘milk’? FDA chief says he intends to remove the word from nondairy products
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7/17/2018