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CALS in the News for the Week of October 10-16

In the News

Wild Predators Are Relying More on Our Food—and Pets
Wired, 10/14/20
Quoted: Jonathan Pauli, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Inner Workings: Crop researchers harness artificial intelligence to breed crops for the changing climate
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 10/14/20
Quoted: Molly Jahn, Agronomy

A look at the economic issues that could drive rural votes in Wisconsin
Channel 3000, 10/15/20
Quoted: Ian Coxhead, Agricultural and Applied Economics

The Corner Table podcast: Climbing the old food pyramid
The Cap Times, 10/15/20
Interviewed: Beth Olson, Nutritional Sciences

‘When people come to Wisconsin, they want to see cows.’ Mother-daughter farm duo provide tours
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/9/20
Interviewed: Anna Hinchley Skadahl, Alumna, Animal and Dairy Sciences

Local groups fight against disenfranchisement to empower more Black voters
TMJ4.com, 10/15/20
Mentioned: Applied Population Laboratory

Longtime Dane County Sup. Paul Rusk found dead; had played key role in criminal justice reform
Wisconsin State Journal, 10/13/20
Mentioned: Paul Rusk, Alumnus, Deceased, Horticulture

How To Trick-Or-Treat Safely During A Pandemic, According To An Epidemiologist
Wisconsin Public Radio, 10/13/20
Interviewed: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology

CALS Fires Up In A Different Way
Mid-West Farm Report, 10/11/20
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Wisconsin Agricultural and Life Sciences Alumni Association

Harvest Time On The Highway
Mid-West Farm Report, 10/15/20
Quoted: John Shutske, Biological Systems Engineering
Quoted: Cheryl Skjolaas, Biological Systems Engineering

Dairy Innovation Hub researchers to study effects of manure management regulation in WI
Wisconsin State Farmer, 10/13/20
Quoted: Jeremy Foltz, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Marin Skidmore, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

Women in Agriculture Fall/Winter ‘Coffee Chats’ Series begins in November
Hoard’s Dairyman, 10/15/20
Mentioned: Jerry Apps, Emeritus, (former) Department of Continuing and Vocational Education
Mentioned: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Profitability
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Of Interest

Scientists have a powerful new tool for controlling the coronavirus: Its own genetic code.
The Washington Post, 10/12/20

1,000-year-old garden beds still exist
WiscNews, 10/13/20