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CALS in the News for the Week of June 6-12

In the News

Safe and effective ways to wash fresh produce
ABC News – Go.com, 6/9/20
Quoted: Barbara Ingham, Food Science

An ‘open source’ agricultural movement takes seeds back to their roots
Medium, 6/11/20
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture
Quoted: Jack Kloppenburg, Emeritus, Community and Environmental Sociology

Quarantines, curfews, and checkpoints. How sovereign nations deal with the coronavirus
Indian Country Today, 6/5/20
Co-authored: Dominic Parker, Agricultural and Applied Economics

‘It pretty much destroyed our markets’: Panel talks trade, coronavirus problems for Wisconsin’s ag industry
Channel 3000, 6/11/20
Quoted: Ian Coxhead, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Daniel Smith, Alumnus, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

Wisconsin’s ice cream makers rely on pints, carryout and new flavors as an unusual summer begins
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 6/9/20
Quoted: Scott Rankin, Food Science
Quoted: James Baerwolf, Alumnus, Agricultural Education
Mentioned: Department of Dairy Science
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Plant
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Store
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Wisconsin Democrats Question Federal Coronavirus Food Box Program
Wisconsin Public Radio, 6/5/20
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

International food emporium is set to open at East Towne Mall in July
The Cap Times, 6/10/20
Quoted: Guanming Shi, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Sen. Marklein: GOP radio address
WisPolitics, 6/11/20
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

Wisconsin farmers could receive thousands from Coronavirus Aid Program
WAOW – News Line 9, 6/5/20
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Achieving consistent cuts in whole-muscle processing
The National Provisioner, 6/9/20
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal Sciences

Soybean researcher says EPA final decision is a victory for farmers
Brownfield Ag News, 6/10/20
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Ralstonia threat includes vegetable crops
Vegetable Growers News, 6/9/20
Quoted: Caitilyn Allen, Plant Pathology

Abigail Martin Reflects Back on Her Year as ‘Alice’
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 6/12/20
Quoted: Abigail Martin, Alumna, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Babcock Hall

New Dairy Business Innovation Group Offering Grants
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 6/9/20
Quoted: John Lucey, Food Science
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Agriculture important to local economy, UW-Madison extension division says
Wisconsin State Farmer, 6/5/20
Mentioned: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Two UW-Madison Grads Raise Money for Milk Purchases
Wisconsin Ag Connection, 6/11/20
Quoted: Sydney Endres, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication, Dairy Science
Quoted: Mariah Martin, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication

Of Interest

Jim Johnsen, the sole remaining finalist for the top job at UW System, withdraws
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 6/12/20