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CALS in the News for the Week of September 14 – 20

In the News

‘A Lot of Pain’ on the Land: What Willie Nelson’s Farm Aid Will Encounter in Wisconsin
Billboard.com, 9/19/2019
Quoted: Sarah Lloyd, Alumna, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Nels Nelson, Alumnus, Dairy Science

A Newly Identified Protein May Be the Key to Vanquishing the Common Cold
Scientific American, 9/17/2019
Quoted: Ann Palmenberg, Biochemistry

Help birds survive winter, and enjoy their presence, with a yard landscaped to provide food and shelter
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 9/19/2019
Mentioned: Margaret Brittingham, Alumna, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Stanley Temple, Emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Farmers, chefs, UW researchers connect to create more flavorful produce
Wisconsin State Journal, 9/14/2019
Quoted: Julie Dawson, Horticulture
Quoted: Bill Tracy, Agronomy
Quoted: Phil Simon, Horticulture

Who Owns Seeds?
To the Best of Our Knowledge, 9/14/2019, Audio Only
Interviewed: Jean-Michel Ané, Bacteriology

The (Not So) Secret Lives Of City-Dwelling Coyotes And Foxes
WisContext, 9/19/2019
Quoted: David Drake, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Game on: UW-Madison and University of Michigan gardens make wager on football game
Channel 3000, 9/19/2019
Mentioned: Allen Centennial Garden

Monarch migration: Experts say now is the best time to see the natural phenomenon
WMTV, 9/17/2019
Quoted: Karen Oberhauser, Entomology

UW-Madison students get free plants to help with mental health
Spectrum News, 9/15/2019
Quoted: Benjamin Futa, Horticulture
Mentioned: Allen Centennial Garden

Wisconsin Dairy Industry Gets $454,000 in Federal Funding
Wisconsin Farm Report, 9/19/2019
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Cheese City Beer bound for Farm Aid
The Monroe Times, 9/13/2019, subscription required
Mentioned: Jeremy Beach, Agricultural and Applied Economics

OSD school to work program provides early glimpse into ‘real world’
ConnectOregonWI.com, 9/14/2019
Quoted: Phil Simon, Horticulture
Mentioned: Department of Biochemistry

NPC scholarship goes to Wisconsin student studying silver scurf disease
Spudman, 9/16/2019
Mentioned: Sofia Giron, Student, Plant Pathology

Farm Aid returns to Wisconsin amid dairy crisis
The Country Today, 9/16/2019
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Profitability

Sense of community inspires dairy leader
Agri-View, 9/16/2019
Quoted: Andrea Brossard, Alumna, Dairy Science and Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Sarah Botham, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: National Agri-Marketing Association

Of Interest

Vineyards Facing An Insect Invasion May Turn To Aliens For Help
National Public Radio, 9/16/2019

Why you’re seeing so much news coverage of the climate crisis this month
CNN Business, 9/15/2019