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CALS in the News for the Week of November 30 – December 6

In the News

Le maïs du futur?
La semaine verte CBC Television, 11/30/2019
Interviewed: Jean-Michel Ane, Bacteriology
Interviewed: Claudia Calderon, Horticulture
Pictured: West Madison Agricultural Research Station

American Farmers Are in Crisis. Here’s Why
Time, 11/27/2019
Quoted: Randy Roecker, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Leon Statz, Deceased, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

Birds are getting smaller. Scientists see the echo of climate change.
NBC News via MSN, 12/5/2019
Quoted: Stanley Temple, Emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Some say ‘hazing’ stops coyotes from becoming urbanized. Biologists aren’t so sure
Los Angeles Times, 12/1/2019
Quoted: David Drake, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Practical, Eco-Friendly And Fun: Garden Gifts For The Holiday Season
Wisconsin Public Radio, 12/6/2019
Quoted: Astrid Newenhouse, Biological Systems Engineering

UW-Madison students demand accountability and change following ‘toxic lab’ report
Wisconsin State Journal, 12/5/2019
Quoted: Jenny Bratburd, Student, Bacteriology

UW Regents won’t expand presidential search panel despite pleas from all 13 campuses
Wisconsin State Journal, 12/2/2019
Quoted: Mark Etzel, Food Science

UW dining hall leftovers become free, frozen meals under student-led packaging program
The Cap Times, 11/29/2019
Quoted: Monica Theis, Food Science

As wolves recover, calls in Wisconsin to end endangered species listing grow
Wisconsin Public Radio via WisconsinWatch, 11/30/2019
Quoted: Scott Walter, Alumnus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Quoted: Randy Jurewicz, Alumnus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Jennifer Stenglein, Alumna, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Wisconsin leads nation in green bean production
Spectrum News, 12/4/2019
Interviewed: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Interviewed: Tim Zander, Alumnus, Dairy Science, Agronomy
Mentioned: Renk Agribusiness Institute

IN DEPTH: Area farms continue to struggle
Reedsburg Times-Press, 12/4/2019
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Dorothy Harms, Alumna, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Sarah Lloyd, Alumna, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Nels Nelson, Alumnus, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Renk Agribusiness Institute

UW-led research reports high level trust in science among American public over past decades
The Badger Herald, 12/3/2019
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

The Risks of Leaving Corn Standing in Fields Through Winter
Progressive Farmer, 12/4/2019
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Conservation practices’ mitigation of heavy rainfall events explored
The Country Today, 12/2/2019
Mentioned: Randy Jackson, Agronomy
Mentioned: Donale Richards, Alumnus, Biological Systems Engineering

WFBF Members Appointed to PR, Education Committee
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 12/4/2019
Mentioned: Brittney Muenster, Alumna, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Lynn Leahy, Alumna, Dairy Science, Horticulture

Goeser to Head ACSESS
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 12/3/2019
Quoted: Nicholas Goeser, Alumnus, Agronomy, Horticulture

Of Interest

America Braces for Possible French Fry Shortage After Poor Potato Harvest
Bloomberg, 12/2/2019

Meet ‘Cosmic Crisp,’ a New Hybrid Apple That Stays Fresh for a Year
SmartNews, 12/4/2019

Coming Soon: Human Testing Of Springtime Shot Against Lyme Disease
WBUR Boston, 11/27/2019

Researchers: ‘smart toilets’ could capture stream of health data
Wisconsin State Journal, 11/29/2019

American farms recruit Mexican veterinarians for jobs as animal scientists — but the real work is milking cows and cleaning pens for low pay
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12/6/2019