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CALS in the news for January 30 – February 5

In the News

Controversy Swirls Around India’s Homegrown Covid Vaccine
Bloomberg via MSN, 2/2/21
Quoted: Krishna Ella, Alumnus, Plant Pathology

Coloring outside the lines with broader impacts
National Science Foundation MCB Blog, 2/4/2021
Mentioned: Ahna Skop, Genetics
Mentioned: Elif Kurt, Alumna, Genetics
Mentioned: Caitlin Marks, Alumna, Genetics

Why Abolishing The State Mask Mandate Could Be Bad For Business
Wisconsin Examiner, 2/1/21
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

A Mother And Daughter Friendly Debate: Is There A Place For Macaroni In Chili?
Wisconsin Public Radio, 1/29/21
Quoted: Vanessa Herald, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

As Super Bowl LV approaches, chicken wing shortage looms
WORT 89.9 fm, 2/4/21
Interviewed: Ron Kean, Animal and Dairy Sciences

Alliant Energy to close their last coal plant in Wisconsin by end of 2024
The Badger Herald, 2/3/21
Quoted: Doug Reinemann, Biological Systems Engineering

SASD’s downward population trend shows signs of reversing
Stoughton Courier Hub, 2/2/21
Quoted: Sarah Kemp, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Applied Population Laboratory

Dairy Innovation Hub awards grants to researchers on UW campuses
Wisconsin State Farmer, 2/2/21
Quoted: Jennifer Van Os, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Matt Akins, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub
Mentioned: Marshfield Agricultural Research Station

UW ag economists: 2020 was year of extremes
Wisconsin Agriculturalist, 1/29/21
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability
Mentioned: Renk Agribusiness Institute

State of rural economy explored at virtual summit
The Country Today, 2/1/21
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Morning Farm Report: UW System President Tommy Thompson (Video)
WRDN Durand, 1/14/21
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Of Interest

UW-Madison’s research rank, once among top 5 in US, remains in 8th place for 2nd year
Wisconsin State Journal, 2/2/21

UW researchers report on chimpanzee-killing disease, raising concerns about jump to humans
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 2/3/21

Wisconsin’s No. 1 mink farming industry now seen as a COVID-19 risk
Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism via Channel 3000, 2/31/21

USDA Research Agencies ‘Decimated’ By Forced Move. Undoing The Damage Won’t Be Easy
NPR, 2/2/21