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CALS in the News for the Week of December 8 – 14

In the News

Fire-Resistant Is Not Fire-Proof, California Homeowners Discover
National Public Radio, 12/9/2018
Quoted: Volker Radeloff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Self-weighing, self-awareness may prevent holiday weight gain
Reuters US News, 12/12/2018
Quoted: Dale Schoeller, Emeritus, Nutritional Sciences

Curious what the climate was like 3 million years ago? We may find out
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12/10/2018
Quoted: Jonathan Pauli, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

How does Wisconsin save its crucial dairy industry? This task force has a few ideas.
The Oshkosh Northwestern, 12/13/2018
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Man with a plan: WARF is rich and respected, but needs to evolve. Enter Erik Iverson.
Isthmus, 12/13/2018
Mentioned: Jim Steele, Emeritus, Food Science
Mentioned: Hector DeLuca, Emeritus, Biochemistry
Mentioned: Harry Steenbock, deceased, Agricultural Chemistry (Biochemistry)
Mentioned: Karl Paul Link, deceased, Biochemistry

Bill Berry: Recalling when citizens won and science deniers lost
The Cap Times, 12/10/2018
Quoted: Dan Anderson, Alumnus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Joseph Hickey, deceased, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Ruffed grouse deserve increased research
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12/8/2018
Quoted: Scott Craven, Emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Robert Small, Alumnus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: James Holzwart, Alumnus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Donald Rusch, deceased, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

WisContext: Comparing Wisconsinites’ Health In 2018, County By County
Wisconsin Public Radio, 12/11/2018
Written by: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Applied Population Lab

Year of the Bird: Goose Pond Sanctuary is 50 years old
Lodi Enterprise, 12/13/2018
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Department of Entomology

Columbia County farmers say 2018 was ‘harvest from hell’
Portage Daily Register, 12/13/2018
Quoted: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology
Quoted: Rodrigo Werle, Agronomy

Evers, Barnes Announce Agriculture, Energy, and Natural Resources Policy Advisory Council
via The Wheeler Report, 12/10/2018
Mentioned: Tom Hauge, alumnus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Tia Nelson, alumna, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Dan Smith, alumnus, Agricultural Journalism

Ag women mentor industry future
Agri-View, 12/10/2018
Quoted: Chrissy Meyer, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication and Dairy Science
Mentioned: Association of Women in Agriculture Benefit Corporation
Mentioned: Association of Women in Agriculture

Of Interest

Christmas tree farmers aim to boost sales via social media
Associated Press, 12/11/2018

The Lands We Share: The Vangs
Wisconsin Public Radio, 12/12/2018

Six things Wisconsin families can do to fight climate change
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12/10/2018