CALS in the News for the Week of May 1 – 7

In the News

Bacteria wars are raging in soil, and it’s keeping ecosystems healthy
Popular Science, 4/30/21
Quoted: Thea Whitman, Soil Science

Five Women Making STEM More Accessible to Women and Girls
Shondaland, 4/30/21
Quoted: Maya Warren, Alumna, Food Science

Thomas Brock’s Passion For Basic Science Led To ‘Extraordinary’ Innovation
WPR, 5/7/21
Quoted: Jo Handelsman, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Thomas Brock, Deceased, Bacteriology

For The Love Of Trees: Learn How To Plant A Tree This Arbor Day
WPR, 4/30/21
Quoted: Adena Rissman, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Quoted: Laura Jull, Horticulture

Bear population approaches Illinois border
Superior Telegram (registration required), 5/1/21
Quoted: Tim Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Karl Malcolm, Alumnus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Evers appoints educator, community organizer to Natural Resources Board
Wisconsin State Journal, 4/30/21
Mentioned: Sharon Adams, former CALS Board of Visitors member

Chicken shortage drums up problems for local restaurants
Spectrum News, 5/6/21
Interviewed: Ron Kean, Animal and Dairy Sciences

What’s the buzz? Wisconsin cicadas biding time before next emergence
Wisconsin State Journal, 5/6/21
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology

Ag Career Week: Nutritionist
WNCY Y100, 5/5/21
Quoted: James Downey, Alumnus, Animal and Dairy Sciences

Small grain diseases
Successful Farming, 5/3/21
Quoted: Julie Dawson, Horticulture

Buddy system: Farmers discuss experiences with calf pairing
The Country Today, 5/3/21
Mentioned: Jennifer Van Os, Animal and Dairy Sciences

Experts say cheese markets have permanently changed, for better or worse, due to pandemic
Wisconsin State Farmer, 5/4/21
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Of Interest

First genetically modified mosquitoes released in the United States
Nature, 5/3/21

Republican Report On Higher Education Calls For Regionalization Of UW System Campuses
WPR, 5/6/21