CALS in the News for the Week of August 11 – August 17

In the News

The Corn of the Future Is Hundreds of Years Old and Makes Its Own Mucus
Smithsonian, 8/10/2018
Quoted: Jean-Michel Ané, Bacteriology

Romancing With Cheese: Wisconsin Cheesemakers Hope For Access To New Markets
National Public Radio, 8/14/2018
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Scientists discover how to protect yeast from damage in biofuel production
EurekAlert!, 8/9/2018
Mentioned: Audrey Gasch, Genetics
Mentioned: Chris Hittinger, Genetics
Mentioned: Robert Landick, Biochemistry

New Research On Tropical Corn Could Help Reduce Fertilizer Used By Farmers
Wisconsin Public Radio, 8/16/2018
Quoted: Jean-Michel Ané, Bacteriology

State expands effort to track wildlife through crowdsourced trail camera images
Wisconsin State Journal, 8/11/2018
Quoted: Ben Zuckerberg, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Quoted: Phil Townsend, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Medical personnel now required to report blue-green algae illnesses
Wisconsin State Journal, 8/10/2018
Mentioned: Eric Booth, Agronomy

Madison funds study of wholesale market targeting small, local food producers
The Cap Times, 8/13/2018
Quoted: Lindsey Day Farnsworth, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Synbio Ethics: What the Researchers Think
American Institute of Biological Sciences, 8/3/2018
Mentioned: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials, 8/13/2018
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Dairy Task Force begins tackling toughest industry issues
Wisconsin State Farmer, 8/16/2018
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

WCMA, CDR, DFW Launch Dairy Food Safety Alliance
Hoard’s Dairyman, 8/14/2018
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Wisconsin Researcher Studies Nitrogen-Fixing Corn
Brownfield Ag News, 8/10/2018
Quoted: Jean-Michel Ané, Bacteriology

Rep. Brooks Receives Rare WTA Lifetime Achievement Award
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 8/14/2018
Mentioned: Ed Brooks, Emeritus, CALS Board of Visitors

UW Organic Field Day to be Held August 23
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 8/10/2018
Quoted: Erin Silva, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Where the water runs: Uplands Watershed Group holds field day dedicated to water infiltration
The Country Today, 8/13/2018
Quoted: Francisco Arriaga, Soil Science
Quoted: Dick Cates, Emeritus, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Two reports of potato late blight reported in Wisconsin
Brownfield Ag News, 8/10/2018
Quoted: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

Bloom crops blend art, science
Agri-View, 8/16/2018
Quoted: John Hendrickson, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems