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CALS in the News for the Week of April 6 – 12

In the News

Hawk sightings soar in Chicago — and they’re coming after the birds at your feeder
Chicago Tribune, 4/12/2019
Quoted: Ben Zuckerberg, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Craft Beer’s Quest For The Funky Flavors of Wild Yeast
The Crux (Discover magazine blog), 4/5/2019
Quoted: Chris Hittinger, Genetics

Esther Lederberg and Her Husband Were Both Trailblazing Scientists. Why Have More People Heard of Him?
TIME, 4/11/2019
Quoted: Millard Susman, Emeritus, Genetics
Quoted: Jo Handelsman, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Esther Lederberg, deceased, Genetics
Mentioned: Joshua Lederberg, deceased, Genetics

UW-Madison band director Mike Leckrone conducts his last concerts this week; here are 5 ways he’s being celebrated
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4/11/2019
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Store

Medical CBD lotion being developed from UW technology
Wisconsin State Journal, 4/7/2019
Quoted: Christian Krueger, Animal Science
Mentioned: Jess Reed, Animal Science

Danielle Endvick: Time to decide what ‘reality’ we want for America’s Dairyland
The Cap Times, 4/6/2019
Mentioned: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

7 Trends That Explain The Contours Of Wisconsin’s Deepening Dairy Crisis
WisContext, 4/10/2019
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Profitability

Wisconsin’s Place In A Bewildering Milk Pricing System
WisContext, 4/9/2019
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Profitability

Experts praise Evers’ proposed increased investment in higher education
The Badger Herald, 4/9/2019
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

International Trade Team works for Wisconsin exports
The Country Today, 4/8/2019
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Farmers search for solutions to dairy’s woes
The Country Today, 4/8/2019
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

California Roundup suits raising little concern
The Country Today, 4/8/2019
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Patience among tips for managing soil compaction in wet fields
Wisconsin State Farmer, 4/11/2019
Quoted: Francisco Arriaga, Soil Science

Nitrogen-fixing corn is farming’s holy grail. But when?
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 4/5/2019
Quoted: Jean-Michel Ané, Bacteriology

Transitioning to organic corn or soybeans is getting easier
Corn and Soybean Digest, 4/11/2019
Quoted: Erin Silva, Plant Pathology

Roller-crimper/cover crops offer unusual weed control mat
Minnesota Farm Guide, 4/10/2019
Quoted: Erin Silva, Plant Pathology

Society of Organic Seed Professionals Accepting Members
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 4/9/2019
Mentioned: Claire Luby, Horticulture
Mentioned: Solveig Hanson, Horticulture
Mentioned: Tessa Peters, Alumna, Plant Breeding Plant Genetics Program
Mentioned: Jared Zystro, Alumnus, Plant Breeding Plant Genetics Program
Mentioned: Adrienne Shelton, Alumna, Plant Breeding Plant Genetics Program

Wis. dairy farmers lean on creativity, innovation
DairyBusiness, 4/5/2019
Mentioned: Victor Cabrera, Dairy Science

Of Interest

Scientists Share Results From NASA’s Twins Study
National Public Radio, 4/12/2019

Despite Sales Growth, Organic Valley Posts Second Annual Income Loss
Wisconsin Public Radio, 4/12/2019

UW-Stevens Point backs away from controversial plan to cut several liberal arts majors
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4/10/2019

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