CALS in the News for the Week of December 15 – 21

In the News

We’re losing monarchs fast—here’s why
National Geographic, 12/21/2018
Quoted: Karen Oberhauser, Entomology

The cure for partisanship in food debates: Engage with the enemy
Washington Post, 12/21/2018
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Amazon has explored getting into consumer health diagnostics — testing for disease at home
CNBC, 12/14/2018
Mentioned: Douglas Weibel, Honorary Associate/Fellow, Biochemistry

Plague of Suspicion
WNYC’s On the Media, 12/10/2018
Interviewed: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Wisconsin Lost Record-Breaking Percent Of Dairy Farms In 2018
Wisconsin Public Radio, 12/17/2018
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Shelly Mayer, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication

Q&A: Don Stanley teaches UW students — and they teach him — the ins and outs of social media
The Capital Times, 12/9/2018
Interviewed: Don Stanley, Life Sciences Communication

Those cheese spreads on your holiday tray? They likely come from this Wisconsin maker
Green Bay Press-Gazette, 12/20/2018
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Farm Bill offers protections for dairy industry
Conley Media – Greater Milwaukee Today, 12/18/2018
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Blue Sky Science: How do our daily habits contribute to water scarcity?
Wisconsin State Journal, 12/17/2018
Quoted: Trina McMahon, Bacteriology

Resolution urges butterfly habitat preservation
Waunakee Tribune, 12/20/2018
Quoted: David Hogg, Emeritus, Entomology

Hoard’s Dairyman Unveils Book of Dave Dickson Christmas Poems
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 12/19/2018
Mentioned: David Dickson, deceased, Dairy Science

Farmers share ideas on how to harvest income from woodlands
The Country Today, 12/17/2018
Quoted: Dick Cates, Emeritus, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Quoted: Paul Dietmann, Alumnus, Continuing and Vocational Education

The Plastic Question: Making the right choice is harder than it looks
Orb Media
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Moments in Time 2018
University Communications Photography Staff
Pictured: Doug Rouse, Plant Pathology


Of Interest

Tony Evers announces four new cabinet appointments
Wisconsin State Journal, 12/21/2018
Mentioned: Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

President Trump signs $867 billion farm bill into law
Washington Post, 12/20/2018

Health inspection reports find violations at NFL, NHL, NBA, MLB stadiums that could cause foodborne illness
ESPN–Outside the Lines, 12/13/2018
Mentioned: University of Wisconsin Marching Band

Gene-edited farm animals are coming. Will we eat them?
Washington Post, 12/17/2018

America Can’t Move Its Cheese
Wall Street Journal, 12/17/2018