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CALS in the News for the Week of September 7 – 13

In the News

Country Crock debuts “plant butter,” a product that may remind you of…margarine
The New Food Economy, 9/10/2019
Quoted: Scott Rankin, Food Science

U.S. farmers, battered by low commodity prices and trade war, brace for things to get worse
MarketWatch, 9/11/2019
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Wisconsin Crops Continue To Lag Behind As Harvest Nears
Wisconsin Public Radio, 9/11/2019
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

A Beautiful Sight: ‘Huge Wave’ Of Monarch Butterflies Prepare To Migrate
Wisconsin Public Radio, 9/12/2019
Quoted: Karen Oberhauser, Entomology

Dairy Farm Losses In Wisconsin Could Mean Trouble For Trump
WUWM, 9/10/2019
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Do You Always Need Seed Treatments on Soybeans? Scientists Say No
Progressive Farmer, 9/9/2019
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Research explores cover crops as weed suppression tool
The Country Today, 9/9/2019
Quoted: Rodrigo Werle, Agronomy
Mentioned: Dan Smith, Horticulture
Mentioned: Doug Wiedenbeck, Lancaster Agricultural Research Station

Amelia Hayden doubly excited about National FFA Convention
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 9/12/2019
Quoted: Amelia Hayden, Student, Microbiology

UW study: Wisconsin ag generates $104.8 billion
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 9/10/2019
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Detour leads to ag communications
Agri-View, 9/11/2019
Quoted: Amanda Borkowski, Alumna, Animal Sciences and Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Tom Crenshaw, Animal Sciences

Of Interest

The USDA relocation to Kansas City is ripping apart the lives of its employees. Here are some of their stories.
The Washington Post, 9/7/2019

Fainting And Freezing In The Fields: Alleged Labor Trafficking Victim Tells Of Mistreatment In Wisconsin, Georgia
Wisconsin Public Radio, 9/9/2019