CALS in the News for the Week of June 29 – July 5

In the News

Veggie farmers lower the surface temperature, but they’re not a climate cure-all
CNN, 7/2/2019
Quoted: Christopher Kucharik, Agronomy

Lone Star tick, known to cause red meat allergy, found in northern Wisconsin: report
Fox News, 6/29/2019
Mentioned: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

UW Study: Irrigated Farms In Central Sands Region Linked To Cooler Temperatures
Wisconsin Public Radio, 7/4/2019
Quoted: Christopher Kucharik, Agronomy

UW gets patent for Tylenol production using plants, not fossil fuels
Wisconsin State Journal, 7/2/2019
Quoted: John Ralph, Biochemistry

Bakery-brewery partnership yields bread made from spent grain
Wisconsin State Journal, 6/30/2019
Quoted: Monica Theis, Food Science

Economic impact of crisis felt by ag and dairy lenders
La Crosse Tribune, 7/1/2019
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

No milksop: The Milkweed marks 40 years as dairy industry watchdog
Isthmus, 7/3/2019
Quoted: Pete Hardin, Alumnus, Life Sciences Communication

Allen Centennial Garden celebrates 30-year anniversary
Channel 3000, 6/28/2019
Quoted: Benjamin Futa, Horticulture
Mentioned: Allen Centennial Garden

Wisconsin Approves Dairy Innovation Hub
Dairy Agenda Today, 7/5/2019
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Shelly Mayer, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: UW Dairy Innovation Hub

Risk for tar spot remains generally high this year
Wisconsin State Farmer, 7/3/2019
Quoted: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology

Class III milk could hit $18 this fall
Wisconsin Agriculturalist, 6/27/2019
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Cereal Rye: It’s what’s for Breakfast for Many Dairy Heifers
Dairy Herd Management, 7/3/2019
Quoted: Mike Bertram, Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Forward-looking practices earn kudos
Agri-View, 7/3/2019
Quoted: Jason Cavadini, Marshfield Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Nancy Esser, Marshfield Agricultural Research Station

Of Interest

A hemp revival spreads across Wisconsin, creating a new business model for the stressed farm economy
Wisconsin State Journal, 6/30/2019

Bootleg margarine and farmer protests: A look back at Wisconsin’s ‘oleo wars’
Wisconsin State Journal, 7/2/2019

Ask the Weather Guys: Agriculture secretary shows ‘astonishing ignorance’
Wisconsin State Journal, 7/1/2019