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CALS in the News for the Week of September 12-18

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How Trump’s dairy deal with Canada is viewed in swing-state Wisconsin
CBC News, 9/13/20
Quoted: Sarah Lloyd, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Quoted: Dave Daniels, Alumnus, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Lloyd Holterman, Alumnus, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Daphne Holterman, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Brandon Taylor: campus racism inspired Booker-shortlisted ‘Real Life’
Times Higher Education, 9/15/20
Interviewed: Brandon Taylor, Alumnus, Biochemistry

The Science of Persuasion Offers Lessons for COVID-19 Prevention
The JAMA Network, 9/16/20
Interviewed: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

As the pandemic grinds on, the Northwoods beckons many seeking solitude, natural social distancing
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 9/18/20
Quoted: Daniel Smith, Alumnus, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Applied Population Lab

UW-Madison threatens ‘more drastic action’ as experts say COVID-19 outbreak impacting broader community
Wisconsin State Journal, 9/16/20
Quoted: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology

UW to eliminate spring break, lengthen winter break to prevent virus spread
The Cap Times, 9/14/20
Quoted: Bill Tracy, Agronomy

Farm to Table: In America’s Dairyland, UW students with farming backgrounds note campus disconnect
The Badger Herald, 9/16/20
Quoted: Alexis Schank, Student, Life Sciences Communication, Biology
Quoted: Jenny Zinniker, Student, Community and Environmental Sociology
Quoted: Heidi Zoerb, Associate Dean
Quoted: Nadia Alber, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Mentioned: Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers
Mentioned: F.H. King Students for Sustainable Agriculture

Column: The pending graduation cliff — Howard Marklein
The Tomah Journal, 9/14/20
Mentioned: Applied Population Lab

Lodi farm’s corn maze features resilient tardigrade
Lodi Enterprise, 9/12/20
Quoted: Thea Whitman, Soil Science
Mentioned: Alan Treinen, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

$230,000 In Grants Now In The Hands Of Companies And Cooperatives
Mid-West Farm Report, 9/15/20
Quoted: John Lucey, Food Science
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Pasture-to-consumer producer shares learning
Agri-View, 9/17/20
Quoted: Jason Cavadini, Marshfield Agricultural Research Station

Wisconsin dairy farm numbers drop to 7,026
Wisconsin Agriculturalist, 9/16/20
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Richard LaCroix, former Calumet and FDL Co. agent leaves behind lasting legacy
Wisconsin State Farmer, 9/16/20
Mentioned: Richard LaCroix, Deceased, Alumnus, Animal and Dairy Sciences, Soil Science
Mentioned: Spooner Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Former Ashland Agricultural Research Station

Students, staff greet the return of the milking herd at UW Madison
Wisconsin State Farmer, 9/15/20
Quoted: Kent Weigel, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Jessica Cederquist, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Heidi Zoerb, Associate Dean
Mentioned: Dairy Cattle Center
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Emmons Blaine Dairy Cattle Research Center
Pictured: Michelle Craig, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Pictured: Jenna Stonebraker, Student, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Pictured: Brandon Strupp, Student, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Pictured: Austin Vandertie, Student, Animal and Dairy Sciences

Of Interest

Hundreds of thousands of migratory birds have been found dead in New Mexico
CNN, 9/14/20