CALS in the News for the Week of January 19 – 25

In the News

Protecting monarch butterflies’ winter home could mean moving hundreds of trees
Nature, 1/21/2019
Quoted: Karen Oberhauser, Entomology

New Study Showcases Three-Toed Sloth’s Unheralded Adaptability
Smithsonian Magazine, 1/23/2019
Mentioned: Jonathan Pauli, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Zach Peery, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Consumer Survey Shows Support For Ending Use of Term ‘Milk’ By Non-Dairy Beverages
Wisconsin Public Radio, 1/24/2019
Quoted: Scott Rankin, Food Science

Bologna, sausages of all sorts and, of course, bacon star in international competition
Wisconsin State Journal, 1/21/2019
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Sciences

Wisconsin’s agriculture industry expected to follow downward trend in 2019
BizTimes Milwaukee, 1/21/2019
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Growth in Madison co-ops reflective of wider social, economic pressures
Badger Herald, 1/22/2019
Quoted: Courtney Berner, UW Center for Cooperatives

UW testing smart phone app to predict corn tar spot
Brownfield Ag News, 1/23/2019
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Many U.S. Championship Cheese Contest Judges From Wisconsin
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 1/25/2019
Mentioned: Kimberlee Burrington, Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: John Jaeggi, Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Susan Larson, Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Gina Mode, Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Marianne Smukowski, Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Dean Sommer, Center for Dairy Research

Profitability concern leads to service
Agri-View, 1/23/2019
Quoted: Dave Daniels, Alumnus, Dairy Science

Association offers sisterhood of support
Agri-View, 1/22/2019
Quoted: Liz Matzke, Alumna, Dairy Science and Life Sciences Communication

Ag woman reaches out to industry
Agri-View, 1/19/2019
Quoted: Mariah Martin, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Sarah Botham, Life Sciences Communication

Gefvert new leader of WFBF governmental relations team
Wisconsin State Farmer, 1/23/2019
Mentioned: Karen Gefvert, Alumna, Poultry Science

Entomologist: Pest activity generally low for 2018
The Country Today, 1/21/2019
Quoted: Bryan Jensen, Entomology


Of Interest

Federal shutdown benches Madison scientists, research lab staff
The Capital Times, 1/19/2019

Wisconsin farming history exhibit tours the state
Associated Press via Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1/19/2019