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CALS in the News for the Week of July 17 – 23

In the News

Small farms vanish every day in America’s dairyland: ‘There ain’t no future in dairy’
The Guardian, 7/21/21
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability
Quoted: Dan Truttmann, Alumnus, Animal and Dairy Sciences

Tyra Banks’ Ice Cream Scientist Maya Warren Has Frozen Desserts Down Cold
Variety, 7/21/21
Quoted: Maya Warren, Alumna, Food Science

UW-Madison ‘deeply sorry’ for scheduling first day of class on Rosh Hashanah
Wisconsin State Journal, 7/21/21
Quoted: Josh Garoon, Community and Environmental Sociology

UW-Madison chancellor apologizes for starting classes on Rosh Hashana following backlash
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 7/20/21
Quoted: Josh Garoon, Community and Environmental Sociology

Alliant Energy touts progress toward climate goals, pledges to plant 1 million trees
Wisconsin State Journal, 7/20/21
Quoted: David Mladenoff, Emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

The story of Wisconsin’s farm crisis told through poetry
Wisconsin State Journal, 7/18/21
Quoted: Dan Smith, Alumnus, Life Sciences Communication

Wisconsin labor market faces challenges new and old coming out of pandemic
Wisconsin Public Radio, 7/16/21
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

As eating disorders rise on campus, UW students question ‘diet culture’
The Cap Times, 7/21/21
Quoted: Student, Community and Environmental Sociology

WI biologists offer tips to prevent spread of mystery bird illness
WMTV-TV, 7/22/21
Quoted: Stan Temple, Emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Honeycrisp crisis? Orchards across Wisconsin may see a less than fruitful crop this season
WMTV-TV, 7/20/21
Quoted: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture

Early Cherry Harvest for Local Growers
Peninsula Pulse, 7/22/21
Quoted: Becky Wiepz, Peninsular Agricultural Research Station

Opinion: Significant federal investment in food and agriculture research and development is long overdue
Agri-Pulse, 7/19/21
Co-author: Rebecca Blank, Chancellor

Turfgrass Important To Agriculture
Mid-West Farm Report, 7/22/21
Quoted: Bruce Schweiger, O.J. Noer Turfgrass Research and Education Facility
Quoted: Brad DeBels, Alumnus, Soil Science, Agronomy
Quoted: Josh LePine, Alumnus, Soil Science
Mentioned: O.J. Noer, Deceased, Alumnus, Soil Science
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

Of Interest

Developers, builders sue Madison over bird protection ordinance
Wisconsin State Journal, 7/23/21

Wisconsin’s New Soil Scientist Wants Soil Practices To ‘Mimic Mother Nature’
WPR, 7/19/21