CALS in the News for the Week of May 9-15

In the News

As meat processing slows, Wisconsin grocery stores battle hoarding tendencies amid COVID-19 pandemic
Wisconsin State Journal, 5/10/20
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Sciences

‘Snapshot in time:’ Sorting through the daily numbers on COVID-19 can be confusing
Fox6now, 5/13/20
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Newsmakers: Coronavirus Edition with UW-Madison epidemiologist Malia Jones
USA Today Network-Wisconsin, 5/13/20
Interviewed: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology

Asian Giant Hornet not an immediate threat to Wisconsin
Spectrum News, 5/8/20
Quoted: P.J. Liesch, Entomology
Mentioned: Insect Diagnostic Lab

Coronavirus Outbreaks In Meat Processing Plants Show Flaws In Our ‘Just-In-Time’ Food System
WUWM, 5/11/20
Quoted: Dan Schaefer, Emeritus, Animal Sciences

Grads Have Mixed Feelings About Virtual Commencement at UW-Madison
Spectrum News, 5/9/20
Quoted: Sarah Neufcourt, Alumna, Biological Systems Engineering

Wisconsin Farmers Planting Ahead Of Schedule Thanks To Favorable Weather
Wisconsin Public Radio, 5/14/20
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Asian Giant Hornets In Wisconsin Unlikely
WORT 89.9fm, 5/12/20
Mentioned: P.J. Liesch, Entomology
Mentioned: Insect Diagnostic Lab

Broad Study Helps Define Optimal Soybean Seeding Rates In North America
Seed Today, 5/13/20
Quoted: Adam Gaspar, Alumnus, Agronomy
Mentioned: Research by the Department of Agronomy

Hard Working UW-Extension Staff Get Recognition
Mid-West Farm Report, 5/11/20
Mentioned: Matt Akins, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Rodrigo Werle, Agronomy
Mentioned: Jamie Patton, Horticulture
Mentioned: Dan Schaefer, Emeritus, Animal Sciences

Extension Webinars to Offer Updates During Growing Season
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 5/13/20
Mentioned: Rodrigo Werle, Agronomy
Mentioned: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

UW-Madison student makes top 4 of national discussion meet
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 5/12/20
Quoted: Meikah Dado, Alumna, Dairy Science, Life Sciences Communication

Of Interest

Overlooked No More: June Almeida, Scientist Who Identified the First Coronavirus
The New York Times, 5/8/20

Attorney General Josh Kaul reverses opinion on high capacity wells
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 5/11/20

82K Wisconsin Children Lack Internet Access At Home, Locking Them Out Of Virtual Learning
Wisconsin Public Radio, 5/15/20