CALS in the News for the week of Mar. 26 – Apr. 1

In the News

Avian flu is infecting U.S. poultry flocks. It could affect the price of chicken, too
NPR, 3/26/22
Quoted: Ron Kean, Animal and Dairy Sciences

UW-Madison geneticist among those honored with STEM statues in Smithsonian exhibit
Medill News Service via Wisconsin State Journal, 3/25/22
Quoted: Ahna Skop, Genetics

At 8, he could see the whey: UW-Madison’s lone master cheesemaker shares his knowledge with Wisconsin
Wisconsin State Journal, 3/26/22
Interviewed: Gary Grossen, Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Babcock Hall

Increase in costs, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine creates uncertainty for the agriculture industry
CBS58, 3/25/22
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability

Market volatility caused by war in Ukraine has Wisconsin farmers, agriculture companies on edge
Wisconsin Public Radio, 3/29/22
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Renk Agribusiness Institute

Chancellor responds to recent recounts of academic bullying at UW-Madison
The Daily Cardinal, 3/26/22
Mentioned: Johanne Brunet, Former Professor, Entomology
Mentioned: Ann Palmenberg, Biochemistry

Wunk Sheek garden provides community for Indigenous students at UW-Madison
The Daily Cardinal, 3/31/22
Quoted: Daniel Hayden, Student, Plant Pathology

Long-loved program changes format
Agri-View, 3/29/22
Quoted: Kate VandenBosch, Dean
Quoted: Jennifer Blazek, Farm and Industry Short Course
Quoted: Doug Reinemann, Biological Systems Engineering
Quoted: Carly Epping, Alumna, Horticulture, Farm and Industry Short Course
Quoted: Robert Nash, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Quoted: Ryan Prahl, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Quoted: Ryan Klussendorf, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Quoted: Kevin Krentz, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Cheri Klussendorf, Alumna, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Pandemic And Weather Challenges Shaping Wisconsin Fruit
Mid-West Farm Report, 3/31/22
Interviewed: Amaya Atucha, Horticulture

Dairy Together: Activists present plan for growth management
The Country Today, 3/28/22
Quoted: Chuck Nicholson, Agricultural and Applied Economics


Of Interest

In Wisconsin: Stowing Mowers, Pleasing Bees
New York Times, 3/28/22

Supreme Court agrees to hear challenge to law regulating how pigs are raised
NBC News, 3/28/22

The World’s First ‘Molecular Beverage Printer’ Claims to Make Thousands of Drinks, from Iced Coffee to Wine
Food & Wine, 3/4/22

Into the wild: Animals the latest frontier in COVID fight
Associated Press, 3/30/22

As Asian population grows, Georgia finally brings water spinach to the table
WABE-Atlanta, 3/24/22



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.