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CALS in the News for the Week of November 3 – 9

In the News

Hawks in the city: Urban backyard birdfeeders are being overrun by birds of prey feasting on songbirds
Daily Mail Online, 11/7/2018
Quoted: Benjamin Zuckerberg, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Quoted: Jennifer McCabe, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Faced with a glut of cranberries, about 25 percent of the crop could be dumped, discarded
USA Today, 11/9/2018
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

The U.S. Is Obsessed With Baby Carrots
The Atlantic: Gastropod podcast, 11/7/2018
Interviewed: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture
Interviewed: Philipp Simon, Horticulture

Wisconsin Hemp Advocates Optimistic Despite Struggles
US News & World Report, 11/3/2018
Mentioned: University of Wisconsin-Madison

Madison World War I memorial sad, but not quite correct
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11/6/2018
Mentioned: Allen Centennial Garden

Garden does it again: Takes home another award
Spooner Advocate, 11/6/2018
Mentioned: Spooner Agricultural Research Station

IPCC Predicts a Climate Catastrophe by 2040
WORT-FM, 10/29/2018
Mentioned: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

21 Years of Teaching Marketing to New Farmers
Wisconsin Farm Report, 11/7/2018
Quoted: John Hendrickson, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Mentioned: Wisconsin School for Beginning Market Growers
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

AgrAbility partnerships keep disabled farmers working
Wisconsin State Farmer, 11/7/2018
Quoted: Richard Straub, CALS Senior Associate Dean
Mentioned: Brian Luck, Biological Systems Engineering

Dehorning Calves Is Never Pain-free
Dairy Herd Management, 11/6/2018
Quoted: Jennifer Van Os, Dairy Science

A good dairy reproduction program needs more than good protocols
Brownfield Ag News, 11/6/2018
Mentioned: Paul Fricke, Dairy Science

Young farmers have Ducks in a Row
Agri-View, 11/7/2018
Quoted: Nadia Alber, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Of Interest

Foxconn Considers Bringing Chinese Workers to Wisconsin as U.S. Labor Market Tightens
The Wall Street Journal, 11/9/2018

Rural America’s Own Private Flint: Polluted Water Too Dangerous to Drink
The New York Times, 11/3/2018

High-tech sprayer works like ink-jet printer
Wisconsin Agriculturalist, 11/6/2018