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

In the News

Why is bacon so addictive?
CNN, 3/2/2019
Quoted: Andrew Milkowski, Animal Sciences

Financial hardships force growing number of farmers to give up family business
NBC Nightly News, 3/3/2019
Interviewed: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Wisconsin births decline to lowest point in 40 years
Associated Press, 3/2/2019
Quoted: David Egan-Robertson, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Applied Population Laboratory

Insects could be an untapped source of new antibiotic drugs
Business Insider, 3/6/2019
Quoted: Cameron Currie, Bacteriology

UW-Madison Ranks 1st In The Nation For PhD Graduates
Wisconsin Public Radio, 3/7/2019
Quoted: Alejandra Huerta, Alumna, Plant Pathology

Bug off! Cold weather won’t mean fewer bugs this summer, experts warn
Channel 3000.com, 3/1/2019
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology

‘I wouldn’t bet the farm on it’: Experts pump brakes on industrial hemp hype
Channel 3000.com, 3/4/2019
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

UW-Madison scientist allowed to resume controversial flu research
Wisconsin State Journal, 3/6/2019
Quoted: Tom Jeffries, Emeritus, Bacteriology

Tainted Kewaunee County drinking water wells tied to manure pits
Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, 3/4/2019
Quoted: Shelly Mayer, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication

Livable, minimum wage debate continued after Evers’ proposal
The Badger Herald, 3/5/2019
Quoted: Gary Green, Community and Environmental Sociology

World renowned dairy farmers to visit Scotland
The Scottish Farmer, 3/4/2019
Mentioned: Lloyd Holterman, Alumnus, Dairy Science
Metioned: Daphne Holterman, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication

Ag Groups React to Evers’ First Budget Proposal
USAgNet, 3/4/2019
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Ag scientist returns to family farm
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 3/4/2019
Quoted: Sue Bellman, Alumna, Agronomy

Alfalfa Checkoff Funds Eight Research Projects in Latest Round of Funding
Hoard’s Dairyman, 3/4/2019
Mentioned: Wayne Coblentz, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Mark Renz, Agronomy

Boiler Tracks ice cream more than just sweet treat
Farm Progress Network, 3/1/2019
Mentioned: Cameron Wicks, Student, Food Science

Of Interest

UW-Green Bay To Offer New Water Science Degree In Fall 2019
Wisconsin Public Radio, 3/7/2019

Two Goudas from Thorp just miss as an Ohio baby Swiss takes the top prize at U.S. Championship Cheese Contest
Wisconsin State Journal, 3/8/2019