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

In the News

Pandemic robs field scientists of ‘once in a lifetime’ moments
Science, 4/15/20
Quoted: Philip Townsend, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Milwaukee’s Covid-19 spread highlights the disparities between white and black
The Guardian, 4/14/20
Quoted: Joshua Garoon, Community and Environmental Sociology

Grads face uncertain job market as coronavirus pushes companies to rescind offers
USA Today, 4/10/20
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

How Not to Lose the COVID-19 Communication War
Slate, 4/17/2020
Co-written by: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication
Co-written by: Isabelle Freiling, Life Sciences Communication
Co-written by: Nicole Krause, student, Life Sciences Communication
Co-written by: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Unemployment In Wisconsin’s Rural Counties Could Top 20 Percent Amid Pandemic
Wisconsin Public Radio, 4/10/20
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

UW professionals discussed transmission of, responses to COVID-19 through online panel
The Badger Herald, 4/14/20
Quoted: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Brian Yandell, Horticulture

Leopold foundation near Baraboo publishes first new edition of ‘Sand County Almanac’ in decades
Baraboo News Republic, 4/13/20
Quoted: Stan Temple, Emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Aldo Leopold, Deceased, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

COVID models vary widely, hampered by incomplete data
WJFW TV-12, 4/12/20
Quoted: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Applied Population Laboratory

Experts weigh in on how to best use your stimulus funds
WKOW, 4/14/20
Quoted: Ian Coxhead, Agricultural and Applied Economics

How agronomy needs to differ for dairy operations
Successful Farming, 4/14/20
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Forage crop options diagnosed for 2020
Wisconsin State Farmer, 4/15/20
Quoted: Jamie Patton, Horticulture

Fight through the fog of stress to regain a sense of control
Wisconsin State Farmer, 4/13/20
Quoted: John Shutske, Biological Systems Engineering

DFW CEO Sees Recent Changes in Consumer Buying Trends
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 4/15/20
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Of Interest

Climate change affects everything — even the coronavirus
The Washington Post, 4/15/20

‘Not as Wisconsin Nice as We Used to Be’: The Divisions in Dairyland
The New York Times, 4/11/20

Land O’Lakes quietly drops its Native American maiden logo
Minneapolis Star Tribune, 4/17/20

UW Regents Open Door To Employee Furloughs
Wisconsin Public Radio, 4/16/20