CALS in the News for the week of January 8 – 14

In the News

Five nutrition goals that are better than weight loss
Popular Science, 1/11/22
Quoted: Beth Olson, Nutritional Sciences

Seed as Idea: Aeron Bergman and Alejandra Salinas Interviewed by Laurel V. McLaughlin
Bomb Magazine, 1/13/22
Mentioned: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture
Mentioned: Jack Kloppenburg, Emeritus, Community and Environmental Sociology

365 more days of COVID-19: What scientists learned in our second pandemic year
Spectrum News, 1/8/22
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Program seeks to launch more worker cooperatives focused on social justice
Wisconsin State Journal, 1/14/22
Mentioned: Courtney Berner, UW Center for Cooperatives

New federal management removes barriers for WI hemp farmers
WXPR-FM, 1/13/22
Quoted: Shelby Ellison, Horticulture

Locals weigh in on meat, dairy prices as inflation rises to high not seen since 1900s
WFRV-TV, 1/12/22
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Gov. Evers, DATCP to pour $5M into bolstering meat talent development
Wisconsin State Farmer, 1/11/22
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal and Dairy Sciences

From Switzerland to Wisconsin, farm love constant
Agri-View, 1/13/22
Quoted: Jeremie Favre, Alumnus, Agronomy
Quoted: Ellen Geisler, Alumna, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Valentin Picasso, Agronomy

Of Interest

Strong new evidence suggests a virus triggers multiple sclerosis
STAT News, 1/13/22

Is Gruyère Still Gruyère if It Doesn’t Come From Gruyères?
New York Times, 1/12/22

At Moon Flower, a hemp business run by three generations of Appalachian women, business is blooming
Washington Post, 1/8/22



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.