CALS in the News for the Week of July 31 – August 6

In the News

What Are Antioxidants, and How Much of Them Should You Be Eating?
SELF, 7/31/21
Quoted: Brad Bolling, Food Science

Seed treatment overload? Are there unintended consequences from a popular practice?
Genetic Literacy Project, 8/3/21
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Republican-led committee votes to block UW colleges’ COVID-19 requirements
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 8/3/21
Quoted: Nan Enstad, Community and Environmental Sociology

Environmental, Ag Experts Warn Drought Conditions Sign Of What’s To Come With Climate Change
Wisconsin Public Radio, 8/6/21
Quoted: Chris Kucharik, Agronomy

Charts show 2020 was not as bad a year for the dairy industry, but the crisis continues
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 8/6/21
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability
Quoted: Sarah Lloyd, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Chicken wings during the Packers game? Maybe not…
WAOW, 8/2/21
Quoted: Ron Kean, Animal and Dairy Sciences

WI DNR kicks off Operation Deer Watch
WEAU-TV, 8/1/21
Quoted: Tim Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Quoted: Jessica Rees Lohr, Alumna, Forest and Wildlife Ecology, Biology

Study finds that monitoring Milwaukee wastewater for SARS-CoV-2 virus can evaluate community health
Milwaukee Independent, 8/3/21
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Wisconsin Potato Outlook Strong
Potato Grower Magazine, 8/5/21
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Late blight in potatoes confirmed in Central Wisconsin
Spudman, 8/3/21
Quoted: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

Economist looks at softening dairy markets
Brownfield Ag News, 8/2/21
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Of Interest

Bipartisan Ag Funding Moves Forward
Mid-West Farm Report, 8/5/21

A Third of White-Tailed Deer Tested in Survey Were Exposed to Coronavirus
New York Times, 7/30/21

How a Daddy Longlegs Grows Such Strange Legs
New York Times, 8/6/21