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CALS in the News for the Week of February 22-28

In the News

The Dairy Farm of Your Imagination Is Disappearing
Bloomberg, 2/28/2020
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Profitability

Wisconsin-based researchers work to breed better cranberries
Spectrum News, 2/24/2020
Quoted: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture
Quoted: Juan Zalapa, Horticulture
Quoted: Matthew Phillips, Student, Horticulture
Quoted: Eric Wiesman, Horticulture

Wisconsin Experts Disagree On Dairy Industry Impact Of Dean Foods Sale
Wisconsin Public Radio, 2/24/2020
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Newsmakers: New Era for Wisconsin Trade?
WisconsinEye, 2/24/2020
Mentioned: Ian Coxhead, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Dave Daniels, Alumnus, Dairy Science

‘Discomfort’ important in ‘Real Life’
Wisconsin State Journal, 2/23/2020
Interviewed: Brandon Taylor, Alumnus, Biochemistry

Apple Growers Excited About New Varieties
Y100 Country, 2/27/2020
Quoted: Dan Kielar, Peninsular Agricultural Research Station

Bobcat spotted for third time in Middleton area in little more than a month
WKOW 27, 2/28/2020
Quoted: David Drake, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Building Commission approves projects, grant funds for youth prison alternatives
NBC15, 2/27/2020
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Plant
Mentioned: Meat Science and Animal Biologics Discovery Building

U.S. Preparing for Increased Risk of Coronavirus
WORT 89.8, 2/26/2020
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Coronavirus outbreak impacting milk prices, causing trade uncertainty
WKOW 27, 2/24/2020
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Help wanted: Make your living on a golf course. Anyone out there?
Wisconsin Golf, 2/27/2020
Quoted: Doug Soldat, Soil Science

Don’t Miss The Midwest School For Beginning Apple Growers – It Could Be The Difference Maker
Mid-West Farm Report, 2/27/2020
Quoted: John Hendrickson, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Mentioned: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture
Mentioned: Christelle Guedot, Entomology

Building Commission Okays Funding for Dairy Research Project
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 2/28/2020
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Plant

‘Beef guy’ retires after 40 years
Agri-View, 2/28/2020
Quoted: Dan Schaefer, Emeritus, Animal Sciences
Quoted: Jerry Huth, Alumnus Dairy Science
Quoted: Norlin Benevenga, Emeritus, Nutritional Sciences, Animal Sciences
Quoted: Brian Kirkpatrick, Animal Sciences
Mentioned: Meat Science and Animal Biologics Discovery Building
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

Program offers perspectives on hemp in North America
Wisconsin State Farmer, 2/26/2020
Mentioned: Renk Agribusiness Institute
Pictured and Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Animal welfare benefits cows, farmers and consumers
Wisconsin State Farmer, 2/26/2020
Quoted: Jennifer Van Os, Dairy Science

Of Interest

18 months into UW merger, small, rural campuses still struggling to find students
Wisconsin State Journal, 2/28/2020

An Airbnb For Farmland Hits A Snag, As Farmers Raise Data Privacy Concerns
NPR, 2/24/2020