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CALS in the News for the Week of July 25-31

In the News

What gives Americans hope? Science
Fast Company, 7/25/20
Author: Todd Newman, Life Sciences Communication

‘It Is Insanity’: Petition Calls For Tighter COVID-19 Rules On Dane County Businesses, Gatherings
Wisconsin Public Radio, 7/28/20
Quoted: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Applied Population Laboratory

USDA Report Describes Fast-Paced Consolidation In Dairy Industry, Centered In The Midwest
Wisconsin Public Radio, 7/31/20
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

COVID-19 Pandemic Means Changes, Uncertainty For University Researchers In Wisconsin
WUWM, 7/28/20
Quoted: Elizabeth Somsen, Student, Genetics

Sharp-tailed grouse yet another native species in need of more habitat
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7/29/20
Quoted: Stan Temple, Emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Arlie Schorger, Deceased, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Q&A: Malia Jones discusses returning to school as pandemic continues
The Cap Times, 7/26/20
Interviewed: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology

Manitowoc man wins National Brown Swiss Cattle Young Breeder Award
Herald Times Reporter, 7/28/20
Quoted: Mitch Kappelman, Alumnus, Animal and Dairy Sciences

As Presidential Candidates Make Their Pitch To America’s Dairyland, Farmers Divided On Whether Trump Has Helped Ag
Wisconsin Public Radio, 7/28/20
Quoted: Mitch Breunig, Alumnus, Animal and Dairy Sciences

Wisconsin Farm Related Fatalities report issued
Mid-West Farm Report, 7/29/20
Quoted: John Shutske, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

COVID-19 pandemic creates new normal for summer ag internships
Wisconsin State Farmer, 7/28/20
Quoted: Jenna Broege, Student, Animal and Dairy Sciences, Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Emma Gwidt, Student, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Emily Franke, Student, Animal and Dairy Sciences, Life Sciences Communication

Tackling farm stress one step at a time
The Country Today, 7/26/20
Quoted: John Shutske, Biological Systems Engineering

Of Interest

We can try to develop vaccine, but I don’t know that we can get rid of it’: Like HIV and the flu, COVID-19 could become endemic
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7/24/20

States Issue Warnings About Seed Packets From China
The New York Times, 7/26/20

UW-Madison drops ACT/SAT test requirement for students applying this fall
Wisconsin State Journal, 7/30/20

UW-Madison fined $74,000 over care of research animals
Wisconsin State Journal, 7/30/20