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CALS in the News for the Week of February 23 – March 1

In the News

Human Food Might Be Making Bears Age Faster
Discover Magazine, 2/26/2019
Quoted: Jonathan Pauli, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Researcher: Shopko Closings Pose Challenges — But Also Opportunities — To Communities
Wisconsin Public Radio, 2/28/2019
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Number Of Babies Born In Wisconsin Declines To Lowest Point In 44 Years
Wisconsin Public Radio, 2/25/2019
Quoted: David Egan-Robertson, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Applied Population Laboratory

State leads nation in farm bankruptcies again, dairy farm closings hit record high in 2018
Wisconsin State Journal, 2/24/2019
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Harness ‘cow farts’ for the environment — Eric A. Johnson
Wisconsin State Journal, 2/23/2019
Written by: Eric Johnson, Bacteriology

‘Too much milk’: Production is up, prices are down and farmers are in crisis
The Cap Times, 2/27/2019
Quoted: Brian Gould, Emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Bob Cropp, Emeritus Agriculture and Applied Economics

Survey shows potential for farm-raised fish market growth
The Eau Claire Leader Telegram, 2/25/2019
Quoted: Bret Shaw, Life Sciences Communication

Wisconsin needs to diversify industry to grow more, economist says at Sauk Prairie economic outlook event
The Sauk Prairie Eagle, 2/28/2019
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Recording: WTC Innovation Network Luncheon on Industrial Hemp
Wisconsin Eye, 2/26/2019
Panelist: Bill Barker, Associate Dean for Research

UW Summer Launch programs support students, eases transition to college
The Badger Herald, 2/26/2019
Mentioned: CALS Quickstart

FarmFirst Dairy Cooperative Delegates Set Dairy Policy Initiatives for 2019
Hoard’s Dairyman, 2/26/2019
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Expert eyes animal welfare, behavioral well-being
The Country Today, 2/25/2019
Quoted: Jennifer Van Os, Dairy Science

Women tackle feasibility of meat-processing facility
The Country Today, 2/25/2019
Mentioned: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Sciences

Wisconsin leads the list in Midwest for farm bankruptcies
Wisconsin State Farmer, 2/25/2019
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Financial chair asset to association
Agri-View, 3/1/2019
Quoted: Jessica Held, Alumna, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Chrissy Meyer, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication and Dairy Science
Quoted: Jill Armbruster, Alumna, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Association of Women in Agriculture Benefit Corporation
Mentioned: Association of Women in Agriculture

Of Interest

Salmon in tanks, lettuce under glass disrupt the food chain
Wisconsin State Journal, 2/24/2019

Funding for county agents, hemp and dairy are part of Evers’ proposed budget
Wisconsin State Journal, 2/29/2019

Deadline coming up to apply for industrial hemp licenses
WKOW, 2/26/2019

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