CALS in the News for the Week of March 19 – 25

In the News

UW-Madison cut ties with an academic bully. USDA lets scientist run her own lab
Wisconsin State Journal, 3/21/22
Quoted: Kate VandenBosch, Dean
Quoted: Johanne Brunet, Former Professor, Entomology
Quoted: Rosy Link, Alumna, Entomology
Quoted: Greg Gelembiuk, Entomology
Quoted: Ann Palmenberg, Biochemistry
Mentioned: Phil Simon, Horticulture
Mentioned: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

Policies preventing pass-the-harasser don’t include bullying. UW is weighing if its should
Wisconsin State Journal, 3/20/22
Mentioned: Paul Esker, Former Professor, Plant Pathology

Podcast: Can the Big Bad Wolf Save Your Life?
Freakonomics Radio, 3/23/22
Interviewed: Dominic Parker, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Interviewed: Jennifer Raynor, Alumna, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Corbett Grainger, Agricultural and Applied Economics

After detecting bird flu in Wisconsin, poultry expert discusses transmission, safety steps
Wisconsin Public Radio, 3/21/22
Interviewed: Ron Kean, Animal and Dairy Sciences

UW-Madison team developing carbon capture technology
Spectrum News, 3/18/22
Quoted: Rob Anex, Biological Systems Engineering

Dairy feed quality, feeding behavior workshops planned in Viroqua, River Falls
Vernon County Times, 3/21/22
Mentioned: Luiz Ferraretto, Animal and Dairy Sciences

Metabolism + Diet, Exercise, and Sleep
WORT-FM, 3/17/22
Interviewed: Dale Schoeller, Emeritus, Nutritional Sciences

Sen. Marklein: Ag committee action, 3/22
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course program

Local Farm Bureau leader hopes dairy growth management gains support
Brownfield Ag News, 3/24/22
Mentioned: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability
Mentioned: Chuck Nicholson, Agricultural and Applied Economics

The Best New Heirloom Vegetables
Fine Gardening, 3/22/22
Mentioned: Bill Tracy, Agronomy

Tar Spot Ratings Aid Hybrid Selection
The Progressive Farmer, 3/21/22
Quoted: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology

Virtual Study Abroad Course Experiences Japan
Mid-West Farm Report, 3/22/22
Quoted: Aurelie Rakotondrafara, Plant Pathology
Quoted: Rachel Schumann, Student, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Jiwan Palta, Emeritus, Horticulture


Of Interest

Threats, abuse, retaliation: UW-Madison confronts persistent problem of academic bullying
Wisconsin State Journal, 3/19/22

Vilas Zoo closing bird exhibits to protect against deadly avian flu
Wisconsin State Journal, 3/23/22



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.