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CALS in the News for the Week of December 5 – 11

In the News

Lessons from the pandemic fall: Infections are rare in classrooms, not off campus
The Washington Post, 12/9/20
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Honeybees found using tools, in a first—to repel giant hornet attacks
National Geographic via MSN, 12/9/20
Quoted: Bob Jeanne, Emeritus, Entomology

COVID-19 killed a thousand Wisconsinites in three weeks. These residents don’t see the danger.
Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, 12/8/20
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Business Group Says Some Industries Still Dealing With Worker Shortage
Wisconsin Public Radio, 12/9/20
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Wisconsin senator optimistic Dairy Innovation Hub funding will remain in place
Brownfield Ag News, 12/11/20
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

The Future of Discovery
Meat + Poultry Magazine, 12/20
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Dean Kate VandenBosch
Quoted: Steven Ricke, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Mark Cook, Deceased, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Meat Science and Animal Biologics Discovery Building
Mentioned: Bucky’s Varsity Meats
Pictured: Dillon Walker, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Pictured: Mitch Monson, Animal and Dairy Sciences

Moving the profitability needle
Successful Farming, 12/9/20
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Tuition Guarantee For Low Income FISC Students
Mid-West Farm Report, 12/10/20
Quoted: Dean Kate VandenBosch
Quoted: Jennifer Blazek, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

Cates Presented Distinguished Service Award
Mid-West Farm Report, 12/5/20
Mentioned: Dick Cates, Emeritus, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers

Nine Cheese Industry Leaders to be Recognized with Awards at 2021 CheeseExpo
Mid-West Farm Report, 12/9/20
Mentioned: Bob Cropp, Emeritus, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Marianne Smukowski, Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Stephen Babcock, Deceased, Agricultural Chemistry (Biochemistry)
Mentioned: Center for Cooperatives

As deadline to register nears, here’s what you need to know about Dairy Margin Coverage
Wisconsin State Farmer, 12/8/20
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Farmers weigh in with hopes for Dairy Innovation Hub
The Country Today, 12/7/20
Quoted: Shelly Mayer, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Mitch Breunig, Alumnus, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

Of Interest

Is American Dietetics a White-Bread World? These Dietitians Think So
New York Times, 12/7/20

How the leading coronavirus vaccines made it to the finish line
The Washington Post, 12/6/20