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CALS in the News for the Week of January 11-17

In the News

Wildfire-hit countries in need of new strategies to tame burning threat
Reuters via Daily Mail, 1/16/2020
Quoted: Volker Radeloff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

U.S. dairy industry hopes to bolster exports to China under trade deal
UPI, 1/17/2020
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Emeritus, Agriculture and Applied Economics

How Colleges Can Help Reverse Regional Inequality
Washington Monthly, 1/1/2020
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

USDA scientists are rethinking calorie counts. Good news: They’re lower than we thought
The New Food Economy, 1/15/2020
Quoted: Bradley Bolling, Food Science

Ultra-rare 20-year Wisconsin cheddar will be sold for $209 per pound
The Takeout via MSN, 1/10/2020
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

Cheese curds master cheesemaker: Decatur Dairy owner to be certified
Milkwaukee Journal Sentinel, 1/16/2020
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Small but toxic beetles kill 14 horses on Mauston horse ranch
Wisconsin State Journal, 1/12/2020
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology
Mentioned: Insect Diagnostic Lab

Horse ranch near the Dells suffers ‘heartbreaking’ loss of 14 horses to toxic beetles
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 1/14/2020
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology
Mentioned: Insect Diagnostic Lab

How to Use Social Media to Land Your New Job
Brava Magazine, 1/13/2020
Quoted: Don Stanley, Life Sciences Communication

You got beer in my cheese
Isthmus, 1/16/2020
Quoted: Andy Johnson, Center for Dairy Research

Holstein steers remain more marketable than Holstein-beef crossbreds
Progressive Dairy, 1/15/2020
Quoted: Dan Schaefer, Emeritus, Animal Sciences

Birthday event celebrates epigenetics
Agri-View, 1/17/2020
Quoted: Jason Cavadini, Marshfield Agricultural Research Station

Hybrid operation leads to no debt
Agri-View, 1/15/2020
Quoted: Andy Jaworski, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

Six young farmers vie for Wisconsin Outstanding Young Farmer award
Wisconsin State Farmer, 1/15/2020
Quoted: Phil Finger, Alumnus, Dairy Science
Quoted: Kelly Fruit, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Quoted: Jeremy Natzke, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Dan Natzke, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Paul Natzke, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Quoted: J.J. Pagel, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

Will 2020 provide reprieve for weary dairy farmers?
Wisconsin State Farmer, 1/14/2020
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Profitability

Of Interest

No Rubber-Roni Here: Holmen’s Student-Grown Cafeteria Food Defies School Lunch Stereotypes
Wisconsin Life, 1/17/2020

The Trump administration chose meatpacking giants over farmers in USDA proposal, critics say
Politico, 1/14/2020