CALS in the News for the Week of August 24 – 30

In the News

While Cutting Expenses, Wisconsin Farmers Look To Digital Apps To Help Weather Challenges
Wisconsin Public Radio, 8/29/2019
Quoted: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology

A Midcentury Revolution In Farming Would Change Wisconsin Forever
WisContext, 8/28/2019
Written by: Jerry Apps, Emeritus, (former) Department of Continuing and Vocational Education

Margarine smugglers, a deadly milk war and more flavor Wisconsin’s dairy history
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 8/28/2019
Mentioned: Stephen Babcock, Deceased, Biochemistry
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Babcock House
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Store

Milk vs. almond, soy, oat milk, water and soda: How can dairy compete?
Journal Sentinel, 8/28/2019
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Americans love soda, fancy water and fake milk. Can the dairy industry keep up?
The Des Moines Register, 8/29/2019
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Industrial hemp growing in Chippewa Falls
The Chippewa Herald, 8/27/2019
Quoted: Haleigh Ortmeier-Clarke, Agronomy
Quoted: Bryan Jensen, Entomology

Reduce Your Risk of Ticks and Lyme Disease
AARP, 8/29/2019
Mentioned: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

Larval Bees are Omnivores, Shows New Study
Science News, 8/23/2019
Quoted: Shawn Steffan, Entomology

Bad Roommates: Study Tracks Mice to Nests, Finds Ticks Aplenty
Entomology Today, 8/22/2019
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology
Mentioned: Tela Zembsch, Student, Entomology
Mentioned: Ryan Larson, Student, Entomology
Mentioned: Xia Lee, Entomology
Mentioned: Gebbiena Bron, Entomology

Prices looking up as milk production remains anemic
American Agriculturist, 8/23/2019
Mentioned: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Bought Rhododendrons or Azaleas This Season? Check for Disease, Plant Health Officials Caution
Wisconsin Farm Report, 8/23/2019
Mentioned: UW Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic

UW-Extension to Hold Corn Silage Field Day Next Week
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 8/28/2019
Mentioned: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Trials look for corn-disease solutions
Agri-View, 8/28/2019
Quoted: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Butterflies, cattle, chickens occupy wildlife cropland
Agri-View, 8/25/2019
Mentioned: Mark Renz, Agronomy
Mentioned: Laura Judge, Student, Agronomy