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CALS in the News for the Week of November 28 – December 4

In the News

U.S. Air Monitors Routinely Miss Pollution – Even Refinery Explosions
US News & World Report, 12/1/20
Quoted: Corbett Grainger, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Biden urged to focus on more than farming with USDA secretary pick
The Center for Public Integrity, 12/4/20
Quoted: Monica White, Community and Environmental Sociology

UW-Madison has a new cutting edge home for sausage, bacon, steak and innovation
Wisconsin State Journal, 11/29/20
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Steven Ricke, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Mitch Monson, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Dan Schaefer, Emeritus, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Babcock Hall
Mentioned: Bucky’s Varsity Meats
Mentioned: Meat Science and Animal Biologics Discovery Building
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Dairy Innovation Hub Updates Stakeholders After First Year Operating
Spectrum News, 12/3/20
Quoted: Maria Woldt, Dairy Innovation Hub
Quoted: Shelly Mayer, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

Report: Limited Workforce, Housing And Broadband Coverage Create Challenges For Rural Wisconsin
Wisconsin Public Radio, 12/3/20
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Bears, wolves, fishers and a cougar: Wisconsin wildlife in 50 million photos
Wisconsin State Journal, 11/30/20
Quoted: Christine Anhalt-Depies, Alumna, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Experts comment on current COVID-19 climate, vaccine potential
The Badger Herald, 11/30/20
Quoted: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology
Quoted: Nan Li, Life Sciences Communication

Rethinking water management with rain gardens
The Daily Cardinal, 12/3/20
Quoted: Nick Balster, Soil Science

UW-Madison celebrates opening of new building for meat science and animal biologics
The Daily Cardinal, 12/2/20
Quoted: Steven Ricke, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Dean Kate VandenBosch
Mentioned: Meat Science and Animal Biologics Discovery Building
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Bucky’s Varsity Meats

Trump’s refusal to concede presidential election may have long-lasting effects on U.S. democracy
The Badger Herald, 11/30/20
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Plant disease prediction apps
Successful Farming, 11/30/20
Quoted: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology

Hub-research critical to dairy decisions
Agri-View, 12/2/20
Quoted: Mitch Breunig, Alumnus, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Shelly Mayer, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Heather White, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

Barn continues life as ag center
Agri-View, 11/28/20
Quoted: Mary Ann McKenzie, Alumna, Horticulture
Mentioned: Robert Doerfer, Deceased, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Lloyd Doerfer, Deceased, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

Of Interest

Adding asparagopsis – a type of seaweed – to feed will block most methane emitted by cows, scientists say
Washington Post, 11/27/20

The Social Life of Forests
New York Times Magazine, 12/2/20

Birders flock to Madison park for glimpse of bird rarely seen in Wisconsin
Wisconsin State Journal, 11/30/20