CALS in the News for the Week of February 8-14

In the News

How Fruit Flies May Be Able To Teach Us About Football Injuries
Wisconsin Public Radio, 2/12/2020
Mentioned: Barry Ganetzky, Emeritus, Genetics

She’s a vet in Wisconsin, and a National Guard medic in Ukraine
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 2/13/2020
Interviewed: Jamie Zimmerman, Alumna, Animal Sciences

Editorial: Howard Marklein: The state of ag in Wisconsin
La Crosse Tribune, 2/10/2020
Mentioned: Renk Agribusiness Institute
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

UW study in space explores new way to treat bacterial infections: phage therapy
Wisconsin State Journal, 2/9/2020
Interviewed: Vatsan Raman, Biochemistry
Quoted: Chutikarn Chitboonthavisuk, Student, Biochemistry
Quoted: Phil Huss, Student, Biochemistry

Cost overruns for UW-Madison construction projects draw attention from lawmaker
The Capital Times, 2/10/2020
Mentioned: Babcock Hall
Mentioned: Meat Science and Animal Biologics Discovery Building
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Northwoods residents learn more about poverty across 6 counties in the region
WJFW TV-12, 2/11/2020
Quoted: Dan Veroff, Community and Environmental Sociology

Various trends feed UW-Whitewater’s declining enrollment, 2/9/2020
Mentioned: UW Applied Population Laboratory

Stored Corn Needs Monitoring, Moving and Maintenance
Progressive Farmer, 2/13/2020
Quoted: Cheryl Skjolaas, Biological Systems Engineering

Ag economist says hemp, CBD market is saturated, prices tumbling
Brownfield Ag News, 2/10/2020
Interviewed: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

WPVGA Presents Annual Industry Awards
Mid-West Farm Report, 2/13/2020
Mentioned: Paul Bethke, Horticulture
Mentioned: Dale Bowe, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Jerry Knutson, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

Bills That Could Impact Farms Are Moving Fast At State House
Mid-West Farm Report, 2/12/2020
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Of Interest

UW staff express confusion, concern over job titles, salary update process
The Capital Times, 2/11/2020