CALS in the News for the Week of September 4 – 10

In the News

Wild about bees: UW scientists use app to crowdsource study of native pollinators
Wisconsin State Journal, 9/4/21
Quoted: Claudio Gratton, Entomology
Quoted: Colleen Satyshur, Entomology
Quoted: Tom Lochner, Alumnus, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: West Madison Agricultural Research Station

Evers: End Of Pandemic Unemployment Will Not Solve Worker Shortage
Wisconsin Public Radio, 9/8/21
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Scroll with caution: Your guide to vetting COVID-19 news on social media
Spectrum News, 9/9/21
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication
Quoted: Sedona Chinn, Life Sciences Communication

Editorial: Turn signals key to safety on roadways, 9/3/21
Author: John Shutske, Biological Systems Engineering

Family Field Day showcases sustainable agriculture
The Ripon Commonwealth-Press, 9/5/21
Quoted: Jamie Patton, Horticulture
Quoted: Ben Jenkins, Alumnus, Horticulture

The Nation’s First Regenerative Dairy Works with Nature to Heal the Soil—at Scale
Civil Eats, 9/7/21
Quoted: Randy Jackson, Agronomy

Is the Future of Big Dairy Regenerative?
Civil Eats, 9/8/21
Quoted: Randy Jackson, Agronomy

The Next Chapter for Farm to School: Milling Whole Grains in the Cafeteria
Civil Eats, 9/10/21
Quoted: Vanessa Herald, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Chart Identifies Seed Treatment Products, Active Ingredients
Progressive Farmer, 9/8/21
Quoted: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology, Horticulture
Quoted: Richard Proost, Agronomy

Fermentation Fest celebrates cows, crops, chefs
Agri-View, 9/10/21
Quoted: Laura Paine, Agronomy
Mentioned: Michael Bell, Community and Environmental Sociology

Consider safety before buying farm machinery
Agri-View, 9/9/21
Lead Author: John Shutske, Biological Systems Engineering

Of Interest

UW-Madison students cautiously optimistic as another pandemic semester starts
Wisconsin State Journal, 9/4/21

From Shanksville’s scorched woods, two arborists emerged as unsung heroes of 9/11
Reuters, 9/8/21

Oil-soaked birds found near oil spill at refinery after Ida
AP, 9/10/21