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CALS in the News for the Week of January 5 – 11

In the News

With 86% Drop, California’s Monarch Butterfly Population Hits Record Low
New York Times, 1/9/2019
Quoted: Emma Pelton, Alumna, Entomology and Agroecology

Government shutdown could wreak havoc on farmers – and the timing could hardly be worse
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 1/4/2019
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

They’re here and they smell: Unseasonably warm winter weather unleashes stinkbugs in Wisconsin
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 1/8/2019
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology

Major Wisconsin Farm Groups Open To Creating A Dairy Supply Management Program
Wisconsin Public Radio, 1/8/2019
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Project Dives Into History Of Wisconsin Farms
Wisconsin Public Radio, 1/11/2019
Interviewed: Stephanie Hoff, Student, Life Sciences Communication

‘Silver’ Benefits to State in Focus
AARP Wisconsin, 1/1/2019
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

It’s déjà vu all over again
Isthmus, 1/3/2019
Quoted: Hector DeLuca, Emeritus, Biochemistry
Mentioned: Heinrich Schnoes, Emeritus, Biochemistry

New cheese plant positions co-op for growth and success for Amish
Wisconsin State Farmer, 1/9/2019
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Soybean researcher pleased with China decision on new traits
Brownfield Ag News, 1/10/2019
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

638 Wisconsin dairy farmers left the business in 2018
Brownfield Ag News, 1/6/2019
Mentioned: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

International Meat Product Competition Coming to UW-Madison
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 1/10/2019
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Sciences

Dairy Task Force member: prepare for next generation
Agri-View, 1/11/2019
Quoted: Ryan Klussendorf, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Cheri Klussendorf, Alumna, Farm and Industry Short Course

AWABC’s Endres: “invest your energy in things that excite you”
Agri-View, 1/10/2019
Quoted: Cassie Endres, Alumna, Dairy Science and Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Laura Hernandez, Dairy Science
Quoted: Karen Nielsen, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Association of Women in Agriculture Benefit Corporation
Mentioned: Association of Women in Agriculture

Of Interest

The Lands We Share: Drew Dettmann
Wisconsin Public Radio, 1/9/2019