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CALS in the News for the Week of February 20 – 26

In the News

Don’t Start Just Any Kind of Business; Start a Worker Co-Op
VICE, 2/22/21
Quoted: Esther West, UW Center for Cooperatives

Here’s What Antioxidants Actually Do for Your Body
Self, 2/25/21
Quoted: Bradley Bolling, Food Science

Boy Scouts celebrate the first group of female Eagle Scouts
Associated Press, 2/20/21
Mentioned: Rebecca Wright, Student, Genetics

2020 Was Good For Meat Sales. But Pandemic Demand Stretched Small Processors Thin.
Wisconsin Public Radio, 2/25/21
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal and Dairy Sciences

UW Professor Uses Dairy To Fight Genetic Disease And More
WNCY Y100, 2/25/21
Quoted: Denise Ney, Nutritional Sciences

American Deer Camps: A Dying Tradition
MeatEater, 2/24/21
Quoted: Thomas Heberlein, Emeritus, Community and Environmental Sociology

There’s a New, Dairy-Based Sports Drink in Town
Dairy Herd Management, 2/23/21
Mentioned: Kimberlee Burrington, Center for Dairy Research

WCMA to Host Online Contest Celebration March 2 & 3
Mid-West Farm Report, 2/25/21
Mentioned: John Jaeggi, Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Dean Sommer, Center for Dairy Research

Governor proposes beefing up meat industry
Agri-View, 2/22/21
Mentioned: Meat Science and Animal Biologics Discovery Building

UW-Madison scholarship honors former dairy science professor
Wisconsin State Farmer, 2/25/21
Quoted: Kent Weigel, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Mike Hutjens, Alumnus, Animal and Dairy Science
Quoted: Charlie Crave, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Dave Wieckert, Deceased, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: George Crave, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

Breaking down the monthly milk check
Wisconsin State Farmer, 2/24/21
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Of Interest

Mink farmers are skipping to the front of the vaccine line — for an important reason
The Washington Post, 2/19/21

Wolf kill total continues to rise well over quota in Wisconsin’s first hunt after lifting of federal protections
Wisconsin State Journal, 2/26/21

Report: Food scraps digester project could be feasible at Yahara Hills Golf Course
The Capital Times, 2/25/21