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CALS in the News for the Week of October 26 – November 1

In the News

Governor Declares Energy Emergency As Farms, Rural Residents Create High Demand For Propane
Wisconsin Public Radio, 10/31/2019
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

After 5 Years, White-Nose Syndrome Is Devastating Wisconsin Bats
WisContext, 10/30/2019
Quoted: Jeff Lorch, Alumnus, Bacteriology, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

More deaths than births in Wisconsin? It could happen within 15 years
Wisconsin State Journal, 10/28/2019
Quoted: David Egan-Robertson, Community and Environmental Sociology

Madison couple finds family through history
WKOW-TV, 9/5/2019
Quoted: Jocelyn Lewis, Student, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Lloyd Bostian, Emeritus, Life Sciences Communication

The Corner Table Podcast: Sourdough secrets
The Cap Times, 10/30/2019
Interviewed: Julie Dawson, Horticulture

Fact-check: Did Scott Walker’s policies grow Wisconsin’s manufacturing sector?
Green Bay Press Gazette, 10/29/2019
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural & Applied Economics

IN DEPTH: Chronic Wasting Disease burdens Wisconsin’s deer
The Sauk Prairie Eagle, 10/30/2019
Quoted: Tim Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Unconventional cuisine: Discussion on artificial food comes to the library Oct. 29
The Oregon Observer, 10/26/2019
Mentioned: Scott Rankin, Food Science
Mentioned: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Sciences
Mentioned: Monica Theis, Food Science

Stemming from a young age: Girls need role models in STEM fields
The Badger Herald, 10/29/2019
Quoted: Ahna Skop, Genetics

Weather, policy and disconnect: struggles are widespread in farm country
The Country Today, 10/28/2019
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Renk Agribusiness Institute

Bur-Wall Holsteins: two years after the fire
Wisconsin State Farmer, 10/30/2019
Quoted: Bob Behnke, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Wisconsin Agricultural and Life Sciences Alumni Association
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Milk prices slowly recovering
Agri-View, 10/27/2019
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Initiative plans dairy workshops
Agri-View, 11/1/2019
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Of Interest

Cranberry farmers want to build solar panels over their bogs
Associated Press, 10/30/2019

Proposal would provide resources for state to help hemp farmers
WKOW-TV, 10/28/2019