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CALS in the News for the Week of April 10 – 16

In the News

More COVID state shutdowns unlikely, despite CDC suggestion
Associated Press, 4/14/21
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

You’re Vaccinated. Your Kids Are Not. What Now?
New York Times, 4/13/21
Quoted: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology

Butterflies provide ‘extraordinary’ help pollinating cotton fields
Science, 4/12/21
Quoted: Karen Oberhauser, Entomology

184 Years In: Ag Giant John Deere Awaits Its First Software Vulnerability
Forbes, 4/14/21
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Report authored by Molly Jahn, Agronomy, et al.

COVID-19 public health messages have been all over the place – but researchers know how to do better
The Conversation via Yahoo! News, 4/14/21
Author: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication
Author: Emily Howell, Life Sciences Communication
Author: Todd Newman, Life Sciences Communication

Setting a new standard
Independent Processor, 4/2021
Quoted: Cindy Austin, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Jim Claus, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Vanessa Leone, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Steve Ricke, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal and Dairy Sciences

Eau Claire County study: More than 1 in 3 ticks could spread illness
The Leader-Telegram via Yahoo! News, 4/12/21
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

THU AM News: Dairy Hub money not likely in budget
WisBusiness, 4/15/21
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

New study tracks whether immunized students can still spread COVID-19
The Badger Herald, 4/13/21
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Warm temperatures cause state’s mosquito season to start early
WMTV-TV, 4/12/21
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

New report on farmer attitudes toward nitrate contamination of ground water
Mid-West Farm Report, 4/15/21
Quoted: Bret Shaw, Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Theresa Vander Woude, Student, Life Sciences Communication

Cover-crop-insurance discounts considered
Agri-View, 4/12/21
Quoted: Dan Smith, Horticulture

Cover crops efforts seek answers to farmers’ questions
The Country Today, 4/12/21
Quoted: Mrill Ingram, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Quoted: Dan Smith, Horticulture

Of Interest

Embryos That Are Part Monkey, Part Human Raise Ethical Concerns
NPR, 4/15/21

Some experts fear next-generation Covid vaccines may be worse
STAT News, 4/16/21

Cases of worrisome COVID-19 variant double in Wisconsin in a week
Wisconsin State Journal, 4/16/21