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CALS in the News for the Week of August 15 – 21

How Suffering Farmers May Determine Trump’s Fate
The New Yorker, 8/17/20
Quoted: Mitch Breunig, Alumnus, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Curt Meine, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Aldo Leopold, Deceased, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Quoted: Leon Statz, Alumnus, Deceased, Farm and Industry Short Course
Quoted: Randy Roecker, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Charles Volenec, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

A new ‘it’ grain from a famous West African chef and Dean & Deluca alum
Fortune, 8/15/20
Quoted: Andrew Stevens, Agricultural and Applied Economics

What Is Hemp? What Experts Need You to Know
MSN.com, 8/18/20
Quoted: Haleigh Ortmeier-Clarke, Student, Agronomy

Workforce equality could take step back as mothers balance work and child care
Wisconsin State Journal, 8/16/20
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

With Health Departments Overwhelmed, Tick And Mosquito Surveillance Is Scaled Back
Wisconsin Public Radio, 8/21/20
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

Wisconsin dairy producer survey provides industry insight
NBC 15, 8/20/20
Mentioned: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Coronavirus pandemic disrupts UW’s swine program, leads to service partnership
The Badger Herald, 8/18/20
Quoted: Jamie Reichert, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Al Gunderson, Alumnus, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Marjorie Stieve, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Meat Science and Animal Biologics Discovery Building
Mentioned: Meat Science and Muscle Biology Laboratory

Center for Dairy Research, WCMA awarded $6 Million in grants
Dairy Foods Magazine, 8/20/20
Quoted: John Lucey, Food Science
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Multi-state study proves soybean yields increase with artificial drainage
Brownfield Ag News, 8/17/20
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Donn Teske and Fred Madison named NCR-SARE Heroes
USAgNet, 8/21/20
Mentioned: Fred Madison, Deceased, Soil Science

CALS announces 2020 Honorary Recognition awardees
Wisconsin State Farmer, 8/18/20
Mentioned: Mitch Breunig, Alumnus, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Al Gunderson, Alumnus, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Elton Aberle, Emeritus Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Max Rothschild, Alumnus, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Claire Huschka Sink, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Meat Science and Animal Biologics Discovery Building
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Troy Fishler named superintendent of Hancock Ag Research Station
Mid-West Farm Report, 8/19/20
Quoted: Troy Fishler, Hancock Agricultural Research Station
Quoted: Michael Peters, Agricultural Research Stations
Mentioned: Potato and Vegetable Storage Research Facility
Mentioned: Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Japanese beetles continue to pose threat to gardens
Wisconsin State Farmer, 8/17/20
Quoted: P.J. Liesch, Entomology
Mentioned: Insect Diagnostic Lab

 

Of Interest

40 years ago, we wiped out smallpox. Is eradicating COVID-19 possible?
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 8/19/20