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CALS in the News for the Week of August 14 – 20

In the News

Murder hornets are back, with first live sighting record in US this year
CNET, 8/16/21
Quoted: James Crall, Entomology

Check out some of the science heading to the ISS this month
Digital Trends, 8/16/21
Quoted: Patrick Masson, Genetics

‘Freezer burn’ is a serious problem – preventing ice recrystallization may alleviate it
The Conversation, 8/16/21
Mentioned: Srinivasan Damodaran, Emeritus, Food Science

The cream of the crop: Judges rank World Dairy Expo submissions for cheese, milk, butter and ice cream
Wisconsin State Journal, 8/20/21
Pictured: Emily Harbison, alumna, Food Science

Wisconsin cranberry growers projected to lead nation in production
NBC 15, 8/17/21
Quoted: Tom Lochner, alumnus, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Scout for Fall Armyworms, Sugarcane Aphids and Rootworms
DTN Progressive Farmer, 8/18/21
Quoted: Bryan Jensen, Entomology

Dairy stocks remain higher
Brownfield Ag News, 8/18/21
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Financial Aid Promising For Rural Kids
Mid-West Farm Report, 8/17/21
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

UW targets dairy technology
Agri-View, 8/18/21
Quoted: Ryan Pralle, Alumnus, Animal and Dairy Science
Quoted: Joe Sanford, Alumnus, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

Of Interest

As Washington debates immigrant labor, Wisconsin dairy workers could benefit
Medill News Service via Wisconsin State Journal, 8/16/21

Amid a global banana crisis, Puerto Rico’s abundant biodiversity offers a taste of hope
The Washington Post, 8/20/21