CALS in the News for the Week of November 16 – 22

In the News

America’s milk industry is struggling. Don’t blame oat milk
CNN, 11/21/2019
Quoted: Brian Gould, Emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Bangladesh could be the first to cultivate golden rice, genetically altered to fight blindness
Science, 11/20/2019
Quoted: Sherry Tanumihardjo, Nutritional Sciences

Survey Of Midwest Ag Bankers Shows Steady Land Prices, Increased Farm Debt
Wisconsin Public Radio, 11/18/2019
Quoted: Arlin Brannstrom, Emeritus, Center for Dairy Profitability

Propane shortage raising concerns for Wisconsin farmers
WMTV, 11/21/2019
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Experts share best calf care practices with local dairy producers
WEAU, 11/20/2019
Quoted: Jennifer Van Os, Dairy Science

Easing the FoodChain: Startup aims to cut “friction” for local food producers, buyers
University of Wisconsin–Madison, 11/20/2019
Mentioned: Vic Grassman, Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Flooding of cropland, shifting growing seasons wreaking havoc on area farmers
Madison Magazine, 11/21/2019
Quoted: Christopher Kucharik, Agronomy

City-dwellers have higher trust in science than country folk
Chemistry World, 11/21/2019
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Wet soils, ruts, and compaction . . . Oh my!
Hay & Forage Grower, 11/19/2019
Quoted: Francisco Arriaga, Soil Science

Hardin: Remembering the past can prepare dairy industry for the future
The Country Today, 11/18/2019
Quoted: Pete Hardin, Alumnus, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Steven Babcock, Deceased, Biochemistry
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Keeping Thanksgiving healthy and fun for guests
Wisconsin State Farmer, 11/21/2019
Quoted: Barb Ingham, Food Science

Is sale to DFA best move in solving Dean Foods financial woes?
Wisconsin State Farmer, 11/19/2019
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

AgrAbility offers services despite funding limitations
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 11/19/2019
Quoted: Richard Straub, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Brian Luck, Biological Systems Engineering

Distinguished alumni honored for careers
Agri-View, 11/18/2019
Quoted: Barbara Barton, Alumna, Dairy Science
Quoted: David Combs, Dairy Science
Quoted: Dan Schaefer, Animal Sciences
Quoted: Steven Ricke, Alumnus, Animal Sciences, Bacteriology
Quoted: Thomas Browne, CALS Academic Affairs
Mentioned: Elzie Higginbottom, Alumnus, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Neal Jorgensen, Emeritus, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Food Research Institute

Mentoring influence far-reaching
Agri-View, 11/18/2019
Quoted: Heather White, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Barbara Barton, Alumna, Dairy Science

Of Interest

Two insect species classified as threatened as glaciers melt
Associated Press, 11/20/2019

The Great Cranberry Scare Of 1959
National Public Radio, 11/12/2019

Wisconsin’s dairy industry would collapse without the work of Latino immigrants — many of them undocumented
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11/22/2019

DNR encourages deer hunters to look for feral pigs
WKOW, 11/20/2019