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CALS in the News for the Week of February 2 – 8

Ag Outlook Forum

Outlook Forum takes at what 2019 holds for the ag industry
Wisconsin State Farmer, 2/7/2019
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

No huge improvement in farm income predicted for 2019
Wisconsin State Farmer, 2/7/2019
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

UW ag experts expect challenges to continue in 2019
Wisconsin Agriculturalist, 2/5/2019
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Why 2019 will feel better, but not good
Hoard’s Dairyman, 2/4/2019
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Sen. Marklein: Is There a New “Normal” for the Ag Economy?
WisPolitics.com, 2/1/2019
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Pete Kappelman, Alumnus, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Renk Agribusiness Institute
Mentioned: Amber Dammen, Student, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Bailey Fritsch, Student, Animal Sciences
Mentioned: Taylor Stanek, Student, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Tucker Wedig, Student, Agricultural and Applied Economics and Environmental Sciences

In the News

Missing Link: Post-normal – Science in times of uncertain facts and technology without alternative
Heise Online (German), 2/3/2019
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Editorial: Managed Grazing Is Needed for Clean Water
Wall Street Journal, 2/3/2019, must have subscription to view
Written by: Randall Jackson, Agronomy

AP Fact Check: Taxpayers Have Already Spent Money on Foxconn
US News & World Report, 2/1/2019
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Foxconn says it will actually build factory, cites “conversation” with Trump
The Washington Post, 2/1/2019
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Foxconn says it will build flat screens in Wisconsin after Trump call
CNN Business, 2/1/2019
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Will Foxconn Steal Wisconsin’s Intellectual Property?
The Nation, 2/5/2019
Quoted: Hridindu Roychowdhury, Biochemistry

Extreme Cold Could Impact Wisconsin Fruit, Alfalfa Crops
Wisconsin Public Radio, 2/4/2019
Quoted: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture

UW System confronts maintenance backlog: ‘We can’t afford to keep kicking this issue down the road’
Wisconsin State Journal, 2/8/2019
Pictured: Walnut Street Greenhouse

Southwest Wisconsin farmers organizing poultry processing cooperative
Crawford County Independent, 2/6/2019
Mentioned: UW Center for Cooperatives

Wisconsin legislators hold hearing on dairy crisis
Brownfield Ag News, 2/6/2019
Mentioned: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Three Wisconsin Dairies Score Platinum
Wisconsin Farm Report, 2/4/2019
Mentioned: Marshfield Agricultural Research Station

Large or small, these herds make quality milk
Hoard’s Dairyman, 1/25/2019
Mentioned: Nancy Esser, Marshfield Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Dennis Frank, Marshfield Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Douglas Bolen, Marshfield Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Emmerika Sutton, Marshfield Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Gregory Swart, Marshfield Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Kari Landwehr, Marshfield Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Will Cordes, Marshfield Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Pete Sutton, Marshfield Agricultural Research Station

Specialty crops provide $5.8 billion in economic activity in the state
Wisconsin State Farmer, 2/7/2019
Quoted: Jed Colquhoun, Horticulture

Ag-business networking key to success
Agri-View, 2/2/2019
Quoted: Allyson Ingles, Alumna, Animal Sciences
Mentioned: Association of Women in Agriculture Benefit Corporation
Mentioned: Association of Women in Agriculture
Mentioned: Collegiate FFA
Mentioned: Saddle and Sirloin Club
Mentioned: Badger Dairy Club

Of Interest

We Need a National Rural Broadband Plan
The New York Times, 2/6/2019

 

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