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

UW Dairy Innovation Hub

Dairy Task Force releases report of more than 50 recommendations
Spectrum News | Madison, 7/9/2019
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: UW Dairy Innovation Hub

Dairy Task Force 2.0: Group lays out a path to a stronger Wisconsin dairy industry
Post Crescent, 7/11/2019
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: UW Dairy Innovation Hub

New state budget supports research, on-farm water quality efforts
Wisconsin State Farmer, 7/8/2019
Quoted: Tom Crave, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: UW Dairy Innovation Hub

Wisconsin Agriculture Reacts Favorably to New State Budget
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 7/7/2019
Mentioned: UW Dairy Innovation Hub

Opinion: Wisconsin state budget good for dairy
Agri-View, 7/9/2019
Written by: Tom Crave, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: UW Dairy Innovation Hub

In the News

Researchers Develop Plant-Based, Eco-Friendly Method to Produce Tylenol
Smithsonian.com, 7/9/2019
Quoted: John Ralph, Biochemistry

The Gut Microbiome Can Be a Boon or a Bane for Cardiovascular Health
The Scientist Magazine, 7/10/2019
Quoted: Federico Rey, Bacteriology

Wisconsin Farmers Facing More Pests, Higher Costs After Late Spring Planting
Wisconsin Public Radio, 7/11/2019
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Wisconsin Farmland Prices Increase Due To Steady Demand, Less Land For Sale
Wisconsin Public Radio, 7/5/2019
Quoted: Simon Jette Nantel, Center for Dairy Profitability

Mosquito repellent could use bacteria, not chemicals, UW-Madison researchers say
Wisconsin State Journal, 7/8/2019
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology
Mentioned: Que Lan, Deceased, Entomology

Wisconsin researchers invent way to make pain reliever from plants
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7/6/2019
Quoted: John Ralph, Biochemistry

Wisconsin grape and wine production rising
Spectrum News | Madison, 7/9/2019
Quoted: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture

Farmers, researchers discuss latest findings on world’s first perennial grain crop
Poynette Press, 7/9/2019
Quoted: Valentin Picasso, Agronomy
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Local dairy farmer to host policy picnic
The Courier, 7/8/2019
Mentioned: Nick Woldt, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Maria Woldt, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: UW Dairy Innovation Hub

Do cows like pastures or barns better?
Hoard’s Dairyman, 7/8/2019
Mentioned: Jennifer Van Os, Dairy Science

Fourth international kernza conference held in Madison
The Country Today, 7/8/2019
Quoted: Tessa Peters, Alumna, Plant Breeding Plant Genetics Program
Mentioned: Valentin Picasso, Agronomy
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Universities explore potential for ‘naked’ barley crop
The Country Today, 7/8/2019
Quoted: Lucia Gutierrez, Agronomy
Quoted: Julie Dawson, Horticulture
Mentioned: West Madison Agricultural Research Station

Some winter wheat disease showing up in Wisconsin
Wisconsin State Farmer, 7/8/2019
Mentioned: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Brian Mueller, Plant Pathology

M.S. Degree in Ag & Applied Economics Offered at UW-Madison
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 7/11/2019
Quoted: Jeremy Foltz, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Veterans find heart, hope in soil therapy – farmer mentors needed
Agri-View, 7/10/2019
Quoted: Steve Ventura, Soil Science
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

Of Interest

A Bitter End For Regular Joe? Scientists Engineer A Smooth, Beanless Coffee
National Public Radio, 7/8/2019

Regents Unanimously Approve UW System Budget For 2019-20
Wisconsin Public Radio, 7/11/2019

UW loses in public records lawsuit, must pay back $40K in attorney fees or appeal
Wisconsin State Journal, 7/8/2019