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CALS in the News for the Week of January 23 – 29

In the News

Japan’s out-of-touch leaders fail to engage young people in coronavirus response
Bloomberg via South China Morning Post, 1/27/21
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

‘It’s a Very Tough Job’: In Rural Wisconsin, a Struggle to Save Family Farms and a Way of Life
Frontline – PBS, 1/25/21
Quoted: Eliza Ruzic, Alumna, Animal and Dairy Science

COVID-19 misinformation on Chinese social media – lessons for countering conspiracy theories
The Conversation via Yahoo news, 1/28/21
Author: Kaiping Chen, Life Sciences Communication

‘Hope And Uncertainty’: 2021 Could Bring Better Farm Margins, But Questions Remain About Markets
Wisconsin Public Radio, 1/27/21
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability
Mentioned: Renk Agribusiness Institute

What President Biden’s economic plan means for you
Channel 3000, 1/26/21
Interviewed: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Madison-area business leaders express optimism, caution about Biden administration
Wisconsin State Journal, 1/25/21
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Dairy Innovation Hub: Changing How We Benefit From Dairy
WNCY Y100, 1/27/21
Quoted: Maria Woldt, Dairy Innovation Hub

Academic visionaries
Meat+Poultry, 1/26/21
Quoted: Steven Ricke, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Cindy Austin, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Wei Guo, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: James Claus, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Pictured: Dillon Walker, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Dan Schaefer, Emeritus, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Meat Science and Animal Biologics Discovery Program
Mentioned: Meat Science and Animal Biologics Discovery Building
Mentioned: Bucky’s Varsity Meats

Economist’s milk outlook sours after USDA’s production & cold storage reports
Brownfield Ag News, 1/26/21
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Economist says food box program good for dairy, expects more boxes
Brownfield Ag News, 1/28/21
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Peninsula Pride Farms Reduces Risk to Water Quality
Mid-West Farm Report, 1/28/21
Mentioned: Department of Soil Science

Climb ladder of regenerative agriculture
Agri-View, 1/29/21
Quoted: Jason Cavadini, Marshfield Agricultural Research Station

Breunig honored as DBA Advocate of the Year
Wisconsin State Farmer, 1/26/21
Quoted: Mitch Breunig, Alumnus, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

Michigan and Wisconsin dairies capture top milk quality award
Hoard’s Dairyman, 1/27/21
Mentioned: Marshfield Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Art Meinholz, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Thomas Gerrits, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

Of Interest

International team finds new, more effective drug to treat COVID-19
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 1/25/21