CALS in the News for the Week of March 12 – 18

Ukraine War Could Put Food Security on Pentagon’s Plate
Defense One, 3/11/22
Quoted: Molly Jahn, Agronomy

Turning manure into money
The Washington Post, 3/17/22
Quoted: Rebecca Larson, Biological System Engineering

Bacon buying guide: What uncured, center-cut and other package terms really mean
The Washington Post, 3/14/22
Quoted: Jeff Sindelar, Animal and Dairy Sciences

How will year-round daylight saving time affect the economy?
Marketplace, 3/16/22
Quoted: Dan Phaneuf, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Wisconsin has fewer dairy farms. So how are they producing more milk?
Wisconsin Public Radio, 3/14/22
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Milton sixth-graders visit UW-Madison for Science Immersion Day
Milton Courier, 3/11/22
Mentioned: Genetics-Biotechnology Center Building

How a New Tool for Nitrogen Inputs in Potatoes Works
Potato Grower, 3/17/22
Quoted: Yi Wang, Horticulture
Quoted: Trevor Crosby, Student, Horticulture
Quoted: Andy Diercks, Alumnus, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Phil Townsend, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Dairy innovation research dollars to benefit several Midwestern states
Brownfield Ag News, 3/14/22
Quoted: Tom Guerin, Center for Dairy Research

75th Alice in Dairyland Top Candidates Announced
Mid-West Farm Report, 3/11/22
Mentioned: Taylor Schaefer, Student, Animal and Dairy Sciences, Life Sciences Communication


Of Interest

Threats, abuse, retaliation: UW-Madison confronts persistent problem of academic bullying
Wisconsin State Journal, 3/18/22

Tommy Thompson: Stop apologizing, start bragging about UW System, 3/16/22

Nice try but no potato for New Zealand couple’s giant garden find
AP via, 3/16/22


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.