CALS in the News for the Week of June 8 – 14

In the News

Kampf gegen Hunger
Spiegel Online, 6/8/2019
Quoted: Jean-Michel Ané, Bacteriology

Opinion: Save Our Food. Free the Seed.
The New York Times, June 2019
Mentioned: Bill Tracy, Agronomy
Mentioned: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture
Mentioned: Aldo Leopold, Deceased, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Lawmakers Approve $1B For UW System Construction Projects
Wisconsin Public Radio, 6/11/2019
Mentioned: UW Dairy Innovation Hub proposal

Wisconsin budget committee signs off on new dairy hub, nixes fee increases for large-scale farms
The Cap Times, 6/11/2019
Mentioned: UW Dairy Innovation Hub proposal

Research team tests hemp growing processes in Chippewa Co.
WEAU, 6/11/2019
Quoted: Haleigh Ortmeier-Clarke, Student, Agronomy

WALSAA Reunion Picnic to be Held in Conjunction with WFTD
USAgNet, 6/10/2019
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

Dairy hub proposal moves forward
The Country Today, 6/13/2019
Mentioned: Dean Kate VandenBosch
Mentioned: UW Dairy Innovation Hub proposal

JFC Says No to New CAFO Fees, Yes to Increased DNR Staff
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 6/12/2019
Mentioned: UW Dairy Innovation Hub proposal

Monarch butterfly populations are on the rebound
Wisconsin State Farmer, 6/13/2019
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology

Animal welfare should be a strength for a dairy operation, not a threat
Wisconsin State Farmer, 6/12/2019
Written by: Jennifer Van Os, Dairy Science

Wisconsin experts say switching from grain to forage worth considering
Brownfield Ag News, 6/10/2019
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Of Interest

Russian Biologist Plans More CRISPR-Edited Babies
Scientific American, 6/11/2019

Hundreds of USDA jobs headed to KC after ‘united effort’ by Kansas and Missouri
The Kansas City Star, 6/13/2019

Could Wisconsin be the ‘Silicon Valley of Water’? UW campuses trying to make it happen
Wisconsin State Journal, 6/10/2019

Rep. Kurtz has high hopes for hemp at Wonewoc farm
WiscNews, 6/12/2019