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CALS in the News for the Week of March 5 – 11

In the News

A parasite could be killing millions of monarch butterflies as they migrate
Popular Science, 3/9/22
Quoted: Karen Oberhauser, Entomology

The history of Lyme disease has a Wisconsin chapter. It’s still being written.
Wisconsin Watch, 3/10/22
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology
Quoted: Xia Lee, Entomology

Talking Trade: War in Ukraine
WisBusiness, 3/4/22
Interviewed: Paul Castañeda Dower, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Hosted by: Ian Coxhead, Agricultural and Applied Economics

‘It could well worsen before it gets better’: Experts weigh in on impact, outcome of gas prices rising nationwide
WKOW-TV, 3/8/22
Quoted: Ian Coxhead, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Slated for demolition, last co-op on UW-Madison campus seeks housing solution
Wisconsin State Journal, 3/5/22
Quoted: Ishita Arora, Student, Genetics
Mentioned: UW Center for Cooperatives

Wisconsin is officially the cheese curd capitol of the world
Madison Magazine, 3/4/22
Quoted: Marianne Smukowski, Emeritus, Center for Dairy Research
Quoted: Luis Jiménez-Maroto, Center for Dairy Research

Ukraine is on the minds of these musicians
Wisconsin State Journal, 3/5/22
Mentioned: Michael Bell, Community and Environmental Sociology

CALS cuts dorm-living, credits from 136-year-old agriculture program
The Badger Herald, 3/7/22
Quoted: Doug Reinemann, Biological Systems Engineering
Quoted: Kevin Krentz, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Quoted: Billy Zeimet, Student, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Gableman presents controversial report on 2020 election fraud
The Badger Herald, 3/3/22
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Dairy Together Events Rally Farmers to Push for Dairy Policy Reform
Dairy Agenda Today, 3/10/22
Mentioned: Chuck Nicholson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

UW Madison announces changes to Farm and Industry Short Course program
Wisconsin State Farmer, 3/7/22
Quoted: Kate VandenBosch, Dean
Quoted: Doug Reinemann, Biological Systems Engineering
Quoted: Kevin Krentz, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

It’s Lambing Season In Arlington
Mid-West Farm Report, 3/6/22
Interviewed: Todd Taylor, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Communicators share farming joy with all
Agri-View, 3/7/22
Quoted: Bryanna Handel, Alumna, Farm and Industry Short Course

Are components a better production indicator?
Hoard’s Dairyman, 3/7/22
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Of Interest

Historic Paoli cheese factory to become Seven Acre Dairy Company
The Capital Times, 3/10/22

New name, same destructive habits: Meet the Spongy Moth
Wisconsin Public Radio, 3/3/22

Beekeepers are setting up sting operations to find stolen hives
NPR, 3/8/22

 

 

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.