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CALS in the News for the Week of June 1 – 7

In the News

Reporter’s Notebook: Claire Taylor – US Agriculture Industry
BBC – Good Morning Scotland, 6/1/2019
Mentioned: Mike Petersen, Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center

Would you eat genetically modified food?
Devon Live, 6/1/2019
Quoted: Mike Petersen, Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Editorial: A Productivity Revolution Is Wiping Out (Most) Dairy Farms
Bloomberg, 6/5/2019
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Profitability

Making STEM Education More Welcoming to Underrepresented Minorities
The Scientist, 6/1/2019
Quoted: Ahna Skop, Genetics

Democrats Ramp Up Attacks on Agriculture’s Planned Office Relocations
Government Executive, 6/5/2019
Quoted: William Tracy, Agronomy

‘Kicking the can down the road’: UW-Madison, System make case for building projects money
Wisconsin State Journal, 6/4/2019
Mentioned: Agricultural Hall

UW archivists working to digitize early recordings of public radio in Wisconsin
The Cap Times, 6/3/2019
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Department of Life Sciences Communication (formerly Agricultural Journalism)

‘We must act now’: Wisconsin is losing dairy farms at an alarming rate
TMJ4, 6/4/2019
Mentioned: UW Dairy Innovation Hub proposal

Mosquito season prompts West Nile testing in Madison
WKOW, 6/1/2019
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

How Tariffs Are Affecting Wisconsin’s Dairy & Other Agricultural Industries
WUWM, 6/4/2019
Quoted: Ian Coxhead, Agricultural and Applied Economics

People Love Their Milwaukee County Parks, But Some Worry About Pesticides Being In Them
WUWM, 6/3/2019
Quoted: Mark Renz, Agronomy
Quoted: Paul Koch, Plant Pathology

Farm groups see Dairy Innovation Hub as vital to future
The Waterloo Courier, 6/6/2019
Mentioned: UW Dairy Innovation Hub proposal

Many stakeholders unhappy with the proposed relocation of ERS, NIFA
Brownfield Ag News, 6/5/2019
Quoted: William Tracy, Agronomy

Dean: Dairy Innovation Hub could increase capacity for research
The Country Today, 6/3/2019
Mentioned: UW Dairy Innovation Hub proposal

Of Interest

Why Octopuses Might Be The Next Lab Rats
National Public Radio, 6/3/2019

Trump Administration Sharply Curtails Fetal Tissue Medical Research
New York Times, 6/5/2019

A 10-Mile-Wide Ladybug Swarm Buzzed Over San Diego
Smithsonian, 6/7/2019

Hello, Udder Tuggers: Timber Rattlers to temporarily rebrand to salute America’s Dairyland
The Post-Crescent, 6/3/2019