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CALS in the News for the Week of January 3 – 10

In the News

Milk Has Long Been a Staple of American Life. But Now, the Dairy Industry Is in Trouble
Time Magazine, 1/9/2020
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

The Gene Drive Dilemma: We Can Alter Entire Species, but Should We?
The New York Times, 1/8/2020
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Climate change is playing havoc with Mexico’s monarch butterfly migration
The Washington Post, 1/4/2020
Quoted: Karen Oberhauser, Entomology

Wisconsin lost 10 percent of its dairy farms in 2019
UPI, 1/8/2020
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Wisconsin Loses 10 Percent Of State’s Dairy Herds As Fallout From Low Milk Prices Continues
Wisconsin Public Radio, 1/7/2020
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Emeritus Professor, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Hook’s Cheese Co. will again release a 20-year cheddar, and advance orders are being taken now
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 1/9/2020
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

Wisconsin egg production hits record-high: USDA report
WMTV, 1/8/2020
Quoted: Ron Kean, Animal Sciences

Associate Professor discusses the possible impacts of airstrikes on U.S
WMTV, 1/3/2020
Quoted: Samer Alatout, Community and Environmental Sociology

Water contamination panel discusses problems, solutions Monday in Nekoosa
Wausau Daily Herald, 1/7/2020
Quoted: Yi Wang, Horticulture
Quoted: Andy Diercks, Alumnus, Biological Systems Engineering

Study: WI hospitals & health systems critical for state, local economies
Lake Mills Leader, 1/6/2020
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Holstein identical twins inseparable since birth
Wisconsin State Farmer, 1/8/2020
Mentioned: Paul Fricke, Dairy Science

Of Interest

White House Moves to Exempt Big Projects From Environmental Review
The New York Times, 1/9/2020