CALS in the News for the Week of December 7 – 13

In the News

The complicated ethics of genetic engineering
CBS News, 12/8/2019
Mentioned: Survey by Dietram Scheufele, Michael Xenos, Emily Howell, and Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

UW-Madison Researchers Filed More Conflict Of Interest Statements Than Any Other Institution Since 2012
Wisconsin Public Radio, 12/11/2019
Quoted: Brian Fox, Biochemistry

Just Ask Us: How to best maintain your Christmas tree
Wisconsin State Journal, 12/8/2019
Quoted: Ray Guries, Emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Laura Jull, Horticulture

Industrial Dairy Farming Is Taking Over in Wisconsin, Crowding out Family Operations and Raising Environmental Concerns
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12/10/2019
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Paul Adams, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: John Pagel, deceased, Honorary Recognition recipient

Research Station Aims to Pull in Pollinators
Peninsula Pulse, 12/13/2019
Quoted: Daniel Kielar, Peninsular Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Jamie Patton, Horticulture
Mentioned: Peninsular Agricultural Research Station

Dairy Innovation Hub Leader Excited About Future
Mid-West Farm Report, 12/11/2019
Interviewed: Heather White, Dairy Science

Ag Outlook Forum to focus on hemp
The Country Today, 12/9/2019
Mentioned: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Renk Agribusiness Institute

Bragger succeeds Holte as new WI Farm Bureau president
Wisconsin State Farmer, 12/9/2019
Mentioned: Dave Daniels, Alumnus, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Kevin Krentz, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Ryan Klussendorf, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Arch Morton Jr., Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

Dairy Summit: from chickens to TB to water
Wisconsin State Farmer, 12/10/2019
Quoted: Ron Kean, Animal Sciences

Dado and Leege are winners of Farm Bureau Discussion meets
Wisconsin State Farmer, 12/10/2019
Quoted: Meikah Dado, Student, Dairy Science, Life Sciences Communication

Of Interest

No silver bullet’ to reverse UW-Madison’s slide in national research ranking
Wisconsin State Journal, 12/8/2019

NYC set to require ‘bird-friendly’ glass on new construction
ABC News, 12/8/2019

Records show no opposition to former Wisconsin ag secretary in days ahead of his ousting
The Cap Times, 12/8/2019

UW – Platteville faces deficit
Exponent, 12/12/2019