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CALS in the News for the Week of June 12 – 18

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Pandemic Pressures May Drive Young Scientists Away from Autism Research
The Scientist, 6/18/21
Quoted: Donna Werling, Genetics

‘It couldn’t hurt to pray for rain’: Wisconsin farmers facing early drought
Wisconsin State Journal, 6/17/21
Quoted: Chris Kucharik, Agronomy
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Continued Drought Could Affect Wisconsin Fruit, Vegetable Crops
Wisconsin Public Radio, 6/16/21
Quoted: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture
Quoted: Cole Lubinski, Plant Pathology

Overnight storm in Madison brings some relief, but drought concerns continue
The Cap Times, 6/18/21
Quoted: Chris Kucharik, Agronomy
Quoted: Chelsea Zegler, Alumna, Agroecology

Wisconsin drought conditions on cusp of impacting crop yields
Spectrum News, 6/12/21
Quoted: Chris Kucharik, Agronomy

35 years later, shift to specialty cheese paying off for Wisconsin farmers
Spectrum News, 6/18/21
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

‘I don’t know what to do’: Even Wisconsin’s health experts aren’t always sure when to wear a mask. We asked five how they decide.
The Post-Crescent, 6/17/21
Quoted: Malia Jones, Community and Environmental Sociology

Westport’s Cherokee Country Club seeks approval for renovation project, wetland disturbance
Waunakee Tribune, 6/16/21
Quoted: Bill Barker, Associate Dean fro Research
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

‘Everybody pray for rain’: Southeastern Wisconsin crops and gardens could be damaged if drought and dryness continue
Wisconsin State Farmer, 6/15/21
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Hoff joins Mid-West Farm Report
Mid-West Farm Report, 6/17/21
Mentioned: Stephanie Hoff, Alumna, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Plant

Joint Finance Supports Ag Items
Mid-West Farm Report, 6/18/21
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

Do Not Touch This Weed: It Can Burn Skin
Progressive Farmer, 6/16/21
Quoted: Mark Renz, Agronomy