CALS in the News for the Week of August 31 – September 6

In the News

Farmers look to apps to help with timing of crop treatment
Associated Press, 9/2/2019
Quoted: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology

50,000 unvaccinated children head to Wisconsin schools as the U.S. copes with worst measles outbreak in 27 years
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 9/3/2019
Quoted: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Applied Population Laboratory

A little-known heirloom pepper has its own festival in Beaver Dam, where it arrived in America long ago
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 9/3/2019
Quoted: John Hendrickson, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Dairy Management Inc. pays execs millions from farmer checkoff program
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 9/4/2019
Quoted: Pete Hardin, Alumnus, Life Sciences Communication

Lawmakers introduce bills to help Wisconsin farmers amid dairy crisis
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 9/3/2019
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Profitability

Bills aim to benefit farmers
Beloit Daily News, 9/4/2019
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Latest round of tariffs impacting shoppers
WKOW 27, 9/2/2019
Quoted: Ian Coxhead, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Applications open for broadband expansion grants, governor announces in Spooner
Spooner Advocate, 9/4/2019
Mentioned: Spooner Agricultural Research Station

Starter Boost
Progressive Farmer, 9/5/2019
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Balance economics with other values for cover crops
Wisconsin State Farmer, 9/5/2019
Quoted: Kevin Shelley, Horticulture

Crop Disease: 2019 is a Bit Tricky
Wisconsin Farm Report, 9/6/2019
Interviewed: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology

Of Interest

This land is their land: UW-Madison grapples with Wisconsin’s ugly treatment of the Ho-Chunk
Isthmus, 9/5/2019

Wisconsin budget committee releases $200,000 to support farmer mental health initiatives
The Cap Times, 9/4/2019