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CALS in the News for the Week of May 23-29

In the News

Most Americans Haven’t Stopped Trusting Scientists
FiveThirtyEight, 5/27/20
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

The nature of things: Rethinking our relationship to Earth amid a pandemic
Isthmus, 5/25/20
Author: Ron Seely, Emeritus, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Aldo Leopold, Deceased, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Women scientists’ voices aren’t as loud during this pandemic. A Wisconsin epidemiologist and her ‘nerdy girls’ want to change that.  
Post-Crescent, 5/27/20
Quoted: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology

UW-Madison researchers studying relationship between immune response to COVID-19, vitamin D
Fox6now.com, 5/26/20
Quoted: J. Wesley Pike, Biochemistry

New App Helps Wisconsin Farmers, Researchers Track Wild Bee Populations
Wisconsin Public Radio, 5/25/20
Quoted: Claudio Gratton, Entomology
Quoted: Katy Thostenson, Entomology

Carr Valley Cheese Names New Chief Executive Officer
DeliMarket News, 5/28/20
Quoted: Jim Natzke, Alumnus, Food Science

Farmers subject to new paid sick leave provisions in coronavirus package
Brownfield Ag News, 5/25/20
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Meet Alice in Dairyland Top Candidate Stephanie Hoff
Mid-West Farm Report, 5/26/20
Quoted: Stephanie Hoff, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Association of Women in Agriculture
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Plant
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Dairy’s optimism should be met with caution
Hoard’s Dairyman, 5/28/20
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Of Interest

Every Single Worker Has Covid at One U.S. Farm on Eve of Harvest
Bloomberg, 5/29/20

Meat industry trying to get back to normal, but coronavirus persists
Washington Post, 5/25/20

Farm families, livestock exhibitors saddened by Wisconsin State Fair cancellation
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 5/28/20

Pandemic fears create a very different June Dairy Month
Wisconsin State Farmer, 5/28/20