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CALS in the News for the Week of February 9 – 15

Trump Trade War Helps Push Farmers Into Record Number Of Bankruptcies
Huffington Post, 2/11/2019
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Dramatic rebound of dairy economy not on the horizon
Associated Press, via Wisconsin State Farmer, 2/12/2019
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

This spud’s for you: A breeding revolution could unleash the potential of potato
Science, 2/7/2019
Quoted: Shelley Jansky, Horticulture

The Green New Deal could help farmers help the planet
Popular Science, 2/14/2019
Quoted: John Norman, Emeritus, Soil Science

Bugs Vs. Superbugs: Insects Offer Promise In Fight Against Antibiotic Resistance
National Public Radio, 2/13/2019
Quoted: Cameron Currie, Bacteriology

Craven, Johnson, Schmitt picked for the Wisconsin Conservation Hall of Fame
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 2/9/2019
Mentioned: Scott Craven, Emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

He loved growing up on a farm, and now he’s making cheese from milk produced on that farm
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 2/14/2019
Quoted: Ron Henningfeld, Alumnus, Agricultural Education
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Distinctive Hybrid Grapes Shape The Wild Midwest Of Winemaking
Wiscontext, 2/11/2019
Quoted: Nick Smith, Food Science

Chippewa County to look at proposal for industrial hemp pilot project
Chippewa Herald, 2/14/2019
Mentioned: UW–Madison Department of Agronomy

‘Food and the Wisconsin Idea’ talk discusses Wisconsin farming, solutions to dairy crisis
Badger Herald, 2/13/2019
Quoted: Daphne Holterman, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Lloyd Holterman, Alumnus, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Chloe Green, Student, Nutritional Sciences and Community and Environmental Sociology

Producers urged to sign up before Thursday MFP deadline
Brownfield Ag News, 2/12/2019
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Working toward mutual wins for dairy
Hoard’s Dairyman, 2/10/2019
Quoted: John Lucey, Food Science

Harvest management for triticale forages
Progressive Dairyman, 2/7/2019
Co-written by: Matt Akins, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Marshfield Agricultural Research Station

Barb Lee’s growth, strength founded in association
Agri-View, 2/10/2019
Quoted: Barb Lee, Alumna, Dairy Science and Poultry Science
Mentioned: Association of Women in Agriculture Benefit Corporation
Mentioned: Association of Women in Agriculture
Mentioned: Dairy Cattle Center

Kelling Inducted Into Wisconsin Potato & Vegetable Hall Of Fame
Wisconsin Farm Report, 2/8/2019
Mentioned: Keith Kelling, Emeritus, Soil Science

Of Interest

The Lands We Share: Danell Cross & Metcalfe Park Legacy Garden
Wisconsin Life, 2/13/2019