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CALS in the News for the Week of June 19 – 25

In the News

‘Dreck,’ Drama: How U.S. Media Handled the Pandemic
WebMD, 6/23/21
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Todd Newman, Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Sedona Chinn, Life Sciences Communication

Here’s the story behind GoodSport’s milk-based sports drink, which started as a secret between a mother and her son
CNBC, 6/19/21
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Millions in additional federal funding requested for local projects
Spectrum News, 6/23/21
Quoted: Dean Kate VandenBosch
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

UW-Madison study connects lower crop diversity with declining bee populations
WisPolitics.com, 6/23/21
Quoted: Claudio Gratton, Entomology
Quoted: Jeremy Hemberger, Alumnus, Biology, Entomology

UW students come up with innovations to help dairy industry
Spectrum News, 6/21/21
Quoted: Heidi Zoerb, Associate Dean
Quoted: Aakash Varsha Swaminathan, Student, Food Science
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

Cow manure predicted to cause most sickness from contaminated wells in Kewaunee County
WisconsinWatch, 6/23/21
Quoted: Mark Borchardt, Alumnus, Horticulture
Quoted: Ed Odgers, Alumnus, Biological Systems Engineering, Farm and Industry Short Course

Despite Drought Conditions, Wisconsin Corn, Soybeans Still On Track Thanks To Recent Rain
Wisconsin Public Radio, 6/22/21
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

State “Pollinator Protection Package” Would Target Harmful Pesticides
WORT 89.9 fm, 6/24/21
Quoted: Christelle Guédot, Entomology

Weekend rain brings hope
The Janesville Gazette via Yahoo news, 6/21/21
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Conservation-minded farmers making difference to protect soils and waterways
Wisconsin State Farmer, 6/23/21
Quoted: Joseph Benish, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Erin Silva, Plant Pathology

Of Interest

Universities hope the Biden administration will not weaken the Bayh-Dole Act
Farm Progress, 6/22/21

Wisconsin Assembly passes bills restricting food labeling
Associated Press via Wisconsin State Journal, 6/23/21