CALS in the News for the weeks of December 18 – 31

In the News

Republicans could get behind a green jobs program. Just not this one.
Grist, 12/23/21
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Wisconsin’s population growth stagnated over the last year
Wisconsin Public Radio, 12/23/21
Quoted: David Egan-Robertson, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Applied Population Laboratory

Why is Wisconsin a great state for great sausage? (Hint: it’s more than just German heritage)
Green Bay Press-Gazette, 12/22/21
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Quoted: Fritz Usinger, Alumnus, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Meat Science and Animal Biologics Discovery Building

UW researchers working to show perennials are profitable through new $10M project
Wisconsin Public Radio, 12/30/21
Quoted: Valentin Picasso, Agronomy
Quoted: Andrew Stevens, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Waunakee educator involved in development of new PBS Wisconsin Education resource
Waunakee Tribune, 12/28/21
Mentioned: Paul Ahlquist, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Claudia Solís-Lemus, Plant Pathology

Best of BMB in 2021: Lipids and Virology
ASBMB Today, 12/22/21
Quoted: James Ntambi, Biochemistry

All natural: The burgeoning industry of organic agriculture
The Country Today, 12/27/21
Quoted: Erin Silva, Plant Pathology

Manage 2022 corn, soybean risks
Agri-View, 12/31/21
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Renk Agribusiness Institute

Farmers express hopes for UW initiative
Agri-View, 12/21/21
Quoted: Andy Buttles, Alumnus, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Ryan Pralle, Alumnus, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub


Of Interest

Clean energy from ammonia: UW discovery a step towards carbon-free economy
Wisconsin State Journal, 12/30/21

No time to lose – Preventing rare diseases in infants (Series)
Wisconsin State Journal, 12/21/21


CALS in the News is a weekly selection of media stories quoting or mentioning CALS faculty, staff, students, alumni, research and programs. Other stories of interest to the UW–Madison community and those in the fields of agriculture and the life sciences are also included. This list is produced by CALS External Relations. Read more about our mission and methodology for curating this list.