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CALS in the News for the Week of February 29-March 6

In the News (“On the Table”)

On the Table: How Climate Change is Affecting Wisconsin’s Iconic Foods
Wisconsin Public Radio, 3/2/2020

Dairy State: Cheese Producers Wrestle With Climate Change Amid Already Struggling Industry
Wisconsin Public Radio, 3/2/2020
Quoted: George Crave, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Quoted: Mark Johnson, Center for Dairy Research
Quoted: Sarah Lloyd, Alumna, Community and Environmental Sociology
Quoted: Chris Kucharik, Agronomy
Quoted: Molly Jahn, Agronomy
Quoted: Randy Jackson, Agronomy

An ‘Indicator Plant’: Wild Rice Struggles To Survive In A Changing Climate
Wisconsin Public Radio, 3/2/2020
Quoted: Peter David, Alumnus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Potato Farmers Grapple With Climate Change’s Impact On Nitrogen Management
Wisconsin Public Radio, 3/2/2020
Quoted: Andy Diercks, Alumnus, Biological Systems Engineering
Quoted: Chris Kucharik, Agronomy
Quoted: Kevin Masarik, Alumnus, Soil Science
Quoted: Mallika Nocco, Alumna, Soil Science
Quoted: Yi Wang, Horticulture
Quoted: Scott Laeser, Alumnus, Biology

Cranberries, Wisconsin’s Most Profitable Fruit, Face An Uncertain Future
Wisconsin Public Radio, 3/2/2020
Quoted: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture
Quoted: Jed Colquhoun, Horticulture
Quoted: Chris Kucharik, Agronomy

In the News (Coronavirus)

Fox Valley Manufacturer Cuts Quarterly Earnings Projection Due To COVID-19-Related Disruptions
Wisconsin Public Radio, 3/6/2020
Quoted: Ian Coxhead, Agricultural and Applied Economics

UW panel discusses causes of coronavirus
The Badger Herald, 3/2/2020
Quoted: Robert Kirchdoerfer, Biochemistry

Coronavirus causes shortage of hand sanitizers in stores; here’s how to make your own
FOX 47, 3/4/2020
Quoted: Robert Kirchdoerfer, Biochemistry

‘The work we’re doing is cutting edge’: the fight against coronavirus in Madison
FOX 47, 3/2/2020
Quoted: Robert Kirchdoerfer, Biochemistry

In the News

What Is Really Killing Monarch Butterflies?
Scientific American, 3/2/2020
Quoted: Karen Oberhauser, Entomology

Wisconsin dairy farm loses cattle, land, house. It may not be enough.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3/6/2020
Quoted: Paul Adams, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Quoted: Becky Adams, Alumna, Dairy Science

Wisconsin farmers, hit with a flurry of punches, seek long-term solutions
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 3/6/2020
Quoted: Daniel Smith, Alumnus, Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub
Quoted: Scott Rankin, Food Science

Celebrating 150 years of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters
Wisconsin State Journal, 3/1/2020
Mentioned: Harry Steenbock, deceased, Agricultural Chemistry (Biochemistry)
Mentioned: Elizabeth McCoy, deceased, Bacteriology

Bioenergy researcher calls on Senate leaders to invest in bioeconomy
WisBusiness, 3/4/2020
Quoted: Timothy Donohue, Bacteriology

Outstanding Women of Color honored at UW-Madison
WKOW 27, 3/5/2020
Mentioned: Ahna Skop, Genetics

Wisconsin cheesemaker is the only Curd Master in the world
NBC15, 3/5/2020
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

The Life and Legacy of Aldo Leopold
WORT 89.9fm, 3/2/2020
Mentioned: Curt Meine, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Aldo Leopold, Deceased, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Ag Chat with Scott Schultz
WEAU News, 3/2/2020
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Plant

“It’s Been Crazy”- Lambing Season Keeps Producer Busy
Mid-West Farm Report, 3/4/2020
Quoted: Todd Taylor, Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Dairy economist talks about farmer suicide issue
Brownfield Ag News, 3/3/2020
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Profitability

Of Interest

Ethnic cheese, building a workforce and changing a rural economy
Wisconsin State Journal, 3/2/2020

UW Faculty Senate approves potential for ‘professor of practice’ title, with some push-back
The Cap Times, 3/3/2020