CALS in the News for the Week of May 8 – 14

In the News

FDA clears the way for adolescents ages 12 to 15 to get vaccinated (Subscription required)
National Geographic, 5/10/21
Quoted: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Applied Population Laboratory

UW-Madison commencement returns thousands of graduates to Camp Randall Stadium
Wisconsin State Journal, 5/8/21
Quoted: Lusayo Mwakatika, Alumnus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Wisconsin Farmers See Favorable Planting Conditions, Prices This Spring
Wisconsin Public Radio, 5/11/21
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Plastic Mulches Prove Effective Against Spotted Wing Drosophila in Raspberry Crops
Growing Produce, 5/11/21
Quoted: Hanna McIntosh, Student, Entomology
Mentioned: Christelle Guédot, Entomology
Mentioned: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture

Researchers say dairy products like cheese might reduce hypertension
Brownfield Ag News, 5/10/21
Quoted: Rodrigo Ibáñez, Center for Dairy Research

Peninsula Pride Farms: Take a chance on cover crops
Wisconsin State Farmer, 5/11/21
Quoted: Jamie Patton, Horticulture

Farming integral to generations
Agri-View, 5/13/21
Interviewed: Lisa Gantner, Alumna, Farm and Industry Short Course

Of Interest

Cicadas fascinated scientists centuries ago. Among them? Benjamin Banneker.
The Washington Post, 5/13/21

Is It Covid or the Flu? New Combo Tests Can Find Out.
The New York Times, 5/11/21

Air pollution from farms leads to 17,900 U.S. deaths per year, study finds
The Washington Post, 5/10/21

Racine County property with house hanging over Lake Michigan bluff has sold
Wisconsin State Journal, 5/10/21