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CALS in the News for the Week of June 5 – 11

In the News

Southern Wisconsin’s Deepening Drought
PBS Wisconsin, 6/11/21
Interviewed: Chris Kucharik, Agronomy

UW-Madison epidemiologist Malia Jones named as Academic Staff Excellence award recipient
The Cap Times, 6/9/21
Quoted: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Applied Population Laboratory

Morgridge Institute virologist shares COVID-era lessons for overcoming the next pandemic
WisPolitics, 6/8/21
Quoted: Paul Ahlquist, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Department of Life Sciences Communication

As drought conditions continue, southern Wisconsin farmers face uncertain financial future
WORT 89.9 fm, 6/10/21
Interviewed: Chris Kucharik, Agronomy

The Tick App
WORT 89.9 fm, 6/4/21
Interviewed: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

Dry conditions are forcing earlier-than-normal post-emergence weed spraying
Brownfield Ag News, 6/7/21
Quoted: Rodrigo Werle, Agronomy

Cheese could become an even larger product category
Hoard’s Dairyman, 6/10/21
Quoted: John Lucey, Food Science
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Best to be patient when dealing with corn plants hit by frost
Wisconsin State Farmer, 6/8/21
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Dairy association elects leaders
Agri-View, 6/9/21
Mentioned: Laura Hernandez, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: David Everett, Alumnus, Food Science

Megan Nelson values education that helped shape her career
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 6/4/21
Quoted: Megan Nelson, Alumna, Animal and Dairy Sciences

Coach inspires women graziers
Agri-View, 6/8/21
Quoted: Rachel Bouressa, Alumna, Agronomy

Of Interest

UW-Madison dorm outbreaks didn’t spill over into the community, new study finds
Spectrum News, 6/4/21

Know Your Madisonian: Bringing ‘wild’ beauty to Monona Terrace’s rooftop gardens
Wisconsin State Journal, 6/11/21