CALS in the News for the Week of April 25-May 1

In the News

Meat processors warn of shortages. Here’s why they’re getting hit so hard
CNN Business, 4/28/20
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Sciences

Wisconsin Farms Await Relief as Pandemic Slams Dairy Industry
Courthouse News Service, 4/29/20
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

TP shortage: When will it end?
Atlanta Journal-Constitution via WiscNews, 4/30/20
Quoted: Troy Runge, Biological Systems Engineering

Climate Researchers Fear The Coronavirus Pandemic Could End Up Politicized
Colorado Public Radio, 3/30/20
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Food Supply Changes Caused By COVID-19 Bring Challenges, Opportunities For Wisconsin Farmers
Wisconsin Public Radio, 4/23/20
Quoted: Tom Lochner, Alumnus, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Nick Levendoski, Alumnus, Animal Sciences

Answering your sweet onion question and the science of why onions make you cry
Green Bay Press Gazette, 4/28/20
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

Coronavirus strains meat supply chain
Spectrum News, 4/24/20
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Sciences

Census Day 2020
Wisconsin Eye, 5/1/20
Interviewed: Dan Veroff, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Applied Population Laboratory

Variety selection key to success with small grains
Farm Progress, 4/27/20
Quoted: Lucia Gutierrez, Agronomy

USDA destroying flowers to eradicate Ralstonia bacteria
Vegetable Growers News, 4/30/20
Quoted: Caitilyn Allen, Plant Pathology

$93,000 Raised by Online Championship Cheese Auction
Mid-West Farm Report, 4/29/20
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Gov. Evers Hoping to Announce Ag Assistance Details Next Week
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 4/29/20
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

Hub encourages COVID-19 questions
Agri-View, 4/27/20
Quoted: Heather White, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

Of Interest

COVID-19 virus samples in Dane, Milwaukee counties differ, UW genetic sequencing reveals
Wisconsin State Journal, 5/1/20

UW-Madison orders furloughs for most employees as COVID-19 keeps campus mostly closed
Wisconsin State Journal, 4/30/20

All in favor, honk: Wisconsin electric co-op bucks virtual trend, hosts drive-in meeting
Wisconsin State Journal, 4/28/20