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CALS in the News for the Week of January 18-24

In the News

‘Fighting suicides in dairy country through ‘farmer angels’
The Washington Post, 1/18/2020
Mentioned: Leon Statz, Alumnus, Deceased, Farm and Industry Short Course
Quoted: Terry Jindrick, Alumnus, Dairy Science
Quoted: Randy Roecker, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Quoted: Steven Rynkowski, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

This Medford Startup is Developing a Pesticide Alternative
BostInno, 1/22/2020
Quoted: Russell Groves, Entomology

Wisconsin Dells administrators part of group hoping to address WIAA’s competitive balance issue
Wisconsin State Journal, 1/22/2020
Quoted: Sarah Kemp, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Applied Population Lab

Dairy Innovation Hub supporting investments in robotics technology
WisBusiness, 1/21/2020
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

Shelby Ellison Discusses Hemp Research and UW-Madison’s Industrial Hemp Course
Shepherd Express, 1/21/2020
Interviewed: Shelby Ellison, Horticulture

Gov. Evers Signs Bill Requiring DNR to do More to Warn About the Risk of Lyme Disease
Spectrum News, 1/20/2020
Interviewed: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

World Championship Cheese Contest announces judging team
Dairy Foods Magazine, 1/23/2020
Mentioned: Arnoldo Lopez-Hernandez, Food Science
Mentioned: Kimberlee Burrington, Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: John Jaeggi, Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Mark Johnson, Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Andy Johnson, Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Susan Larson, Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Dean Sommer, Center for Dairy Research

Evers’ Calls for Special Session on Ag Bills, Vos says Not Yet
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 1/24/2020
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

Dairy expert: 2020 looks better for industry
The Country Today, 1/20/2020
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Profitability

Economist: Processing makes ag an urban issue
The Country Today, 1/20/2020
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Of Interest

Trump rollback could leave waterways vulnerable to pollution
The Washington Post, 1/22/2020

A Luxury Dish Is Banned, and a Rural County Reels
The New York Times, 1/17/2020

‘Falling iguana’ alert issued in Florida due to cold temperatures
USA Today, 1/21/2020

Gov. Tony Evers calls special session for lawmakers to take up his $8.6 million agriculture package
The Capital Times, 1/23/2020