CALS in the News for the Week of August 10 – 16

In the News

Five myths about corn
The Washington Post, 8/9/2019
Quoted: Bill Tracy, Agronomy

Monarchs caught up in rewrite of endangered species rule
The Washington Post, 8/13/2019
Quoted: Karen Oberhauser, Entomology

The plight of the monarchs: Trump order weakens protections, 8/13/2019
Quoted: Karen Oberhauser, Entomology

Monarch symbol of species in crisis as US protections shrink
Chippewa Herald, 8/14/2019
Quoted: Karen Oberhauser, Entomology

Food Production Industry Is Strong Amid Farm Troubles, Report States
Wisconsin Public Radio, 8/16/2019
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Wisconsin’s agricultural economy grows despite the loss of small dairy farms
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 8/13/2019
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

New Report Shows Wisconsin Dairy Generates a $45.6 Billion Economic Impact
Hoard’s Dairyman, 8/13/2019
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Wisconsin Corn Farmers Facing More Market Uncertainty After USDA Planting Report
Wisconsin Public Radio, 8/15/2019
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Q&A: Institute for Discovery director Jo Handelsman takes scientific collaboration to a new level
The Cap Times, 8/11/2019
Quoted: Jo Handelsman, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Department of Bacteriology

Editorial: How can rural Wisconsin towns retain people?
Chippewa Herald, 8/14/2019
Written by: Tom Still, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Applied Population Lab

Botham Vineyards & Winery withstood storms as it turns 30
La Crosse Tribune, 8/10/2019
Quoted: Sarah Botham, Life Sciences Communication

Patrick Testin editorial: Budget has positive impact on rural Wisconsin
The Tomah Journal, 8/14/2019
Mentioned: UW Dairy Innovation Hub

Frost-resistant potato developed by Wisconsin, Peruvian researchers
Spudman, August 2019
Quoted: John Bamberg, Horticulture
Quoted: Alfonso del Rio, Horticulture
Quoted: Jiwan Palta, Horticulture

Freshman seminar helps put CALS students on path to success
Wisconsin Farm Report, 8/16/2019
Quoted: Alfred Hartemink, Soil Science
Quoted: Katherine Satori, Student, Biochemistry
Quoted: John Klatt, Assistant Dean
Quoted: Adam El-Hendy Gunnarsson, Student, Biochemistry
Mentioned: CALS QuickStart program

Student entomologist sleuth for solutions
Agri-View, 8/11/2019
Quoted: Sean Schoville, Entomology
Quoted: Mary Magnuson, Student, Entomology, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Jeff Breuer, Arlington Agricultural Research Station