CALS in the News for the Week of May 29 – June 4

In the News

Fact check: Lemon drops and red onions will not cure or prevent COVID-19
USA Today, 5/31/21
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

Moderna seeks full FDA approval for COVID vaccine — will it move the needle on vaccine hesitancy?
MarketWatch via Morningstar, 6/2/21
Quoted: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Applied Population Laboratory

Beef, pork production disrupted worldwide as largest producer recovers from cyberattack
Fox – New York, 6/2/21
Quoted: Andrew Stevens, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Wisconsin Ag Economists Say Pandemic Could Increase Farmers’ Share Of Average Food Dollar
Wisconsin Public Radio, 5/31/21
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Renk Agribusiness Institute

Have you seen ticks this summer? Here’s what you should know about Lyme, Anaplasmosis, other diseases they spread
Green Bay Press Gazette, 6/3/21
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology

Wisconsin’s Uncertain Dairy Farm Future Elicits Ideas for Solutions
WXPR, 6/3/21
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Badgers name Chris McIntosh Director of Athletics
WQOW, 6/2/21
Mentioned: Chris McIntosh, Alumnus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Greenleaf Dairy Prepares For Upcoming Breakfast On The Farm
WNCY, 6/3/21
Quoted: Kevin Collins, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Lisa Collins, Alumna, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

Experts explain correlation between vaccine status and political ideology
NBC 15, 6/1/21
Quoted: Todd Newman, Life Sciences Communication

Dane Co. officials provide tips for residents to avoid tick encounters
NBC 15, 5/31/21
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

Editorial: Celebrate Wisconsin’s dairy future this June
Wisconsin State Farmer, 6/1/21
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

Cold Weather Could Cost
Mid-West Farm Report, 5/28/21
Interviewed: Shawn Conley, Agronomy