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CALS in the News for the Week of August 4 – August 10

In the News

Eating crickets could be good for your gut
Daily Mail Online, 8/7/2018
Quoted: Valerie Stull, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Many plants can be poisonous to pets and livestock
The Washington Post, 8/7/2018
Quoted: Mark Renz, Agronomy

Report: Cost of farming increasing in Wisconsin
Associated Press, 8/6/2018
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

The Lure of the Troll
Medium, 8/7/2018
Mentioned: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Many help clean and study the lakes, but progress is elusive
Madison.com, 8/5/2018
Quoted: Laura Ward Good, Soil Science

WisContext: Learning To Love The Earthy Flavors Of Table Beets
Wisconsin Public Radio, 8/8/2018
Quoted: Amy Freidig, Horticulture
Mentioned: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

USDA: Cost Of Farming Increases In Wisconsin
Wisconsin Public Radio, 8/6/2018
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

The Challenges And Successes Of Farmers’ Markets In Wisconsin
Wisconsin Public Radio, 8/8/2018
Quoted: Bret Shaw, Life Sciences Communication

Despite Growth In Numbers, Many Farmers’ Markets Face Fierce Competition
WisContext, 8/3/2018
Written by: Laura Witzling, Life Sciences Communication
Written by: Marlie Wilson, Alumna, Agroecology
Written by: Bret Shaw, Life Sciences Communication

Wisconsin Farmers’ Markets Come In Many Sizes And Structures
WisContext, 8/2/2018
Written by: Laura Witzling, Life Sciences Communication
Written by: Marlie Wilson, Alumna, Agroecology
Written by: Bret Shaw, Life Sciences Communication

Farmers market survey reveals the numbers and issues in Wisconsin
Madison.com, 8/8/2018
Mentioned: Laura Witzling, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Marlie Wilson, Alumna, Agroecology
Mentioned: Bret Shaw, Life Sciences Communication

Building the perfect beet: Seed to Kitchen brings chefs, farmers and plant breeders to the table
Madison.com, 8/9/2018
Quoted: Solveig Hanson, Horticulture
Mentioned: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

A new type of corn could eliminate the need for fertilizer
WKOW 27, 8/7/2018
Quoted: Jean-Michel Ane, Bacteriology

Tariffs hit farmers hard
The Eau Claire Leader Telegram, 8/9/2018
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Amnicon research aims to halt plant invasion
Superior Telegram, 7/31/2018
Mentioned: Mark Renz, Agronomy

Dairy farms feel sting of tariffs
West Bend Daily News, 8/5/2018
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Foreign cheese buyers travel to Wisconsin
DairyBusiness, 8/6/2018
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Model helps predict on-farm milk prices
Hoard’s Dairyman, 8/2/2018
Written by: Brian Gould, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Green County cheesemaker opens major expansion
Wisconsin State Farmer, 8/6/2018
Quoted: Joanne Gauthier, Center for Dairy Research
Quoted: Marianne Smukowski, Center for Dairy Research
Quoted: Ron Buholzer, Alumnus, Center for Dairy Research Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker Program
Quoted: Matt Erdley, Alumnus, Center for Dairy Research Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker Program
Mentioned: David Buholzer, Alumnus, Center for Dairy Research Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker Program
Mentioned: Steve Buholzer, Alumnus, Center for Dairy Research Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker Program
Mentioned: Adam Buholzer, Alumnus, Center for Dairy Research Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker Program
Mentioned: Ron Bechtolt, Alumnus, Center for Dairy Research Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker Program

Combining on, off switches, one protein can control flowering in plants
Wisconsin State Farmer, 8/6/2018
Quoted: Xuehua Zhong, Genetics
Quoted: Ray Scheid, Genetics

Student studies guttation fluid, effects on pollinators
The Country Today, 8/6/2018
Quoted: Audrey Simard, Entomology

Economist: State economy OK, income growth flat
The Country Today, 8/6/2018
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Milk prices backtrack on world trade concerns
The Country Today, 8/6/2018
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Of Interest

An Invasive New Tick Is Spreading in the U.S.
The New York Times, 8/6/2018

The horticulture industry’s age problem is bigger than you think
The Washington Post, 8/6/2018

Battle For The Beach: The world is running out of sand. And it’s a problem.
The 1A, 8/6/2018

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