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CALS in the News for the Week of June 20-26

In the News

Take kids on a backyard safari
National Geographic via MSN, 6/26/20
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology

Former classmates, family look to honor life of Bella Sobah with social justice award in her name
Madison365, 6/23/20
Quoted: Bella Sobah, Alumna, Deceased, Genetics
Quoted: Ahna Skop, Genetics

Wisconsin Farms Face New Worker Safety Challenges During COVID-19 Pandemic
Wisconsin Public Radio, 6/23/20
Quoted: John Shutske, Biological Systems Engineering

Is It Safe To Visit Family And Friends?
Wisconsin Public Radio, 6/23/20
Quoted: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Applied Population Lab

Expert: Teens Taking Action Online Could Impact Election
Spectrum News, 6/24/20
Quoted: Don Stanley, Life Sciences Communication

Milk prices rebound from pandemic lows
Spectrum News, 6/19/20
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Nuzum Fund grant to benefit flood stories project
Vernon County Broadcaster, 6/25/20
Mentioned: Eric Booth, Agronomy
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Gobble up these 7 tips from dairy experts to improve your cheese experience
Green Bay Press-Gazette, 6/19/20
Quoted: Mark Johnson, Center for Dairy Research

So far, so good for Wisconsin’s 2020 corn crop
Brownfield Ag News, 6/23/20
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

University of Wisconsin explains moving Short Course online for a year
Brownfield Ag News, 6/22/20
Quoted: Jennifer Blazek, Farm and Industry Short Course

Farm Short Course goes virtual
Agri-View, 6/21/20
Quoted: Jennifer Blazek, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Nadia Alber, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers

The ups and downs of a farmer’s milk price
Wisconsin State Farmer, 6/24/20
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Dairy is bouncing back, but obstacles still remain
The Country Today, 6/21/20
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Profitability

Of Interest

Barcelona opera house plays to thousands of plants
CNN, 6/24/20