CALS in the News for the Week of October 5 – 11

In the News

These State Birds May Be Forced Out of Their States as the World Warms
New York Times, 10/10/2019
Quoted: Benjamin Zuckerberg, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

California ignores the science as it OKs more homes in wildfire zones, researchers say
Los Angeles Times, 10/5/2019
Quoted: Anu Kramer, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Is a vaping-linked lung illness a public health crisis? That depends on who you ask
PBS NewsHour, 10/8/2019
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

UW Agriculture Leaders Tout New Funding For Dairy Innovation Hub
Wisconsin Public Radio, 10/10/2019
Quoted: Dean Kate VandenBosch
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

Wisconsin Veterinarian Whose Family Lost Its Dairy Herd Sees the Farm Crisis Daily
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/4/2019
Quoted: Lindley Reilly, Alumna, Dairy Science

Free clinic bus visits farms to provide care for uninsured workers
Wisconsin State Journal, 10/6/2019
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Profitability
Quoted: Jim Winn, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

Baldwin Says New Money For Dairy Innovation Could Help Farmers, Processors Weather Tough Market
Wisconsin Public Radio, 10/8/2019
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Organic Valley tries to keep climate change in check with smarter farming, off-the-grid operations
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/8/2019
Quoted: Chris Kucharik, Agronomy
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Study: Bleach Deactivates CWD Prions On Metal Surfaces
Wisconsin Public Radio, 10/10/2019
Quoted: Joel Pederson, Soil Science

With Harvest Underway, Wisconsin Farmers Continue To Face Uncertain Corn, Soybean Markets
Wisconsin Public Radio, 10/10/2019
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Renk Agribusiness Institute

Trade disputes have aided in keeping dairy prices low
Spectrum News, 10/7/2019
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Wisconsin farmers coping as dairy herd declines
WLUK-Fox 11 Green Bay, 10/7/2019
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Wisconsin conservatives getting on board with renewable energy
The Capital Times, 10/5/2019
Quoted: Tim Donohue, Bacteriology

Cover crops paying off at ag research station
The Country Today, 10/7/2019
Quoted: Jason Cavadini, Marshfield Agricultural Research Station


Of Interest

How The Trade War Crushed A Growing Chinese Market For U.S. Cranberries
National Public Radio, 10/6/2019