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CALS in the News for the Week of April 20 – 26

In the News

The ‘uncured’ bacon illusion: It’s actually cured, and it’s not better for you.
The Washington Post, 4/22/2019
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Sciences

The Quest to Fix the Grocery Store Tomato
How Stuff Works, 4/23/2019
Quoted: Julie Dawson, Horticulture

Technology helps Wisconsin soybean farmers
WKOW 27, 4/20/2019
Quoted: Brian Luck, Biological Systems Engineering

Experts On Aldo Leopold Tell Story Of How ‘A Sand County Almanac’ Came To Be
Wisconsin Public Radio, 4/22/2019
Interviewed: Stanley Temple, Emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Interviewed: Curt Meine, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Aldo Leopold, Deceased, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

DATCP Secretary: Increasing Dairy Exports Is Top Priority
Wisconsin Public Radio, 4/22/2019
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

UW-Madison expands data sciences research with $20 million gift from American Family
Wisconsin State Journal, 4/20/2019
Mentioned: Brian Yandell, Horticulture

Today’s breweries also function as yoga studios, classrooms, farmers’ markets
Isthmus, 4/25/2019
Mentioned: Tim Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Wisconsin Aquaculture Conference connects producers, researchers and others to enhance the industry
Sea Grant, 4/22/2019
Mentioned: Bret Shaw, Life Sciences Communication

Science politicization, funding fights leave researchers in limbo
The Badger Herald, 4/17/2019
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Dairy Task Force 2.0 sets priorities for draft document
The Country Today, 4/22/2019
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: UW Dairy Innovation Hub proposal

Dairy experts optimistic over signs of recovery for dairy industry
Wisconsin State Farmer, 4/24/2019
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Cheese: the king of dairy, draws big crowds at Wisconsin conference
Wisconsin State Farmer, 4/23/2019
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Babcock Hall

Did alfalfa stands survive the polar vortex this winter?
Wisconsin State Farmer, 4/23/2019
Quoted: David Combs, Dairy Science

Sharing farmers’ water story in Madison
Wisconsin State Farmer, 4/23/2019
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

FARM program considering medication, dehorning guidelines
Brownfield Ag News, 4/25/2019
Quoted: Jennifer Van Os, Dairy Science

Former Assemblyman Ed Brooks Dies of Cancer
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 4/25/2019
Mentioned: Edward Brooks, Alumnus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Dairy Hub Legislation Could Benefit Wisconsin UW Campuses
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 4/25/2019
Mentioned: UW Dairy Innovation Hub proposal

Of Interest

Most Teachers Don’t Teach Climate Change; 4 In 5 Parents Wish They Did
National Public Radio, 4/22/2019

Hemp growing in the Mitchell Park Domes? Advocates say it could save county facility from the wrecking ball
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 4/22/2019

Proposed $20M CAFO Stirs Up Debate In Northern Wisconsin
Wisconsin Public Radio, 4/23/2019

Dane County grants would pay farmers to prevent pollution by switching from corn crops to grazing
Wisconsin State Journal, 4/23/2019