CALS in the News for the Week of May 25 – 31

In the News

This Robotic Sloth Is Purposely Slow
Popular Mechanics, 5/30/2019
Quoted: Jonathan Pauli, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Ag Economist: Trump’s Subsidies Are ‘Band-Aids On Hemorrhaging Wounds’
Wisconsin Public Radio, 5/31/2019
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

What does it mean to be a UW-Madison professor? New job titles will change its meaning
Wisconsin State Journal, 5/26/2019
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

Big dairy operations urge GOP to block fees for Tony Evers’ clean drinking water plan
Wisconsin State Journal, 5/28/2019
Mentioned: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

From astronomy to zoology, UW-Madison science talks inform public
Wisconsin State Journal, 5/27/2019
Mentioned: Wednesday Nite @ the Lab (WN@tL)
Mentioned: Genetics-Biotechnology Center

Madison could see another overly active, long mosquito season
Channel 3000, 5/27/2019
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

Encountering Backyard Bloodsuckers? The Tick App Tracks That
WisContext, 5/29/2019
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology
Midwest Center for Excellence in Vector Borne-Disease

‘Tick App’ helps users identify ticks, provides research data
WQOW, 5/28/2019
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

Milk price forecast bright spot on uncertain horizon
Wisconsin State Farmer, 5/28/2019
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Pest expert says scout fields early for slugs, cutworms
Brownfield Ag News, 5/28/2019
Quoted: Bryan Jensen, Entomology

Wet spring is giving weeds the advantage
Brownfield Ag News, 5/27/2019
Interviewed: Rodrigo Werle, Agronomy

Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council Announces 2019 Scholars
Dairy Herd Management, 5/29/2019
Mentioned: Megan Lauber, Student, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Laura Hernandez, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Paul Fricke, Dairy Science

Veterans Find Peace In WI Agriculture
Wisconsin Farm Report, 5/24/2019
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

Graze dairy heifers to control costs
Hay & Forage Grower, 5/28/2019
Mentioned: Marshfield Agricultural Research Station

Of Interest

Lawmakers extend UW tuition freeze for two years, cut Tony Evers’ funding increase for campuses
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 5/28/2019

Rich farmers, not mom-and-pop farms, will collect most of Trump’s tariff bailout
Los Angeles Times, 5/28/2019