CALS in the News for the Week of April 23 – 29

In the News

Inflation hits Wisconsin food pantries and the families they support
PBS Wisconsin, 4/26/22
Quoted: Andrew Stevens, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Learn about bacteria through UW-Madison Ph.D. students’ adult coloring book
The Cap Times, 4/25/22
Quoted: Tiffany Harris, Student, Microbiology

UW expert shares spring lawn care tips
WISC-TV, 4/22/22
Interviewed: Doug Soldat, Soil Science

How climate change is also changing what we plant in Wisconsin
WISC-TV, 4/28/22
Quoted: Mark Kendall, Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Plant to bloom for first time in nearly 12 years at Olbrich
WISC-TV, 4/27/22
Mentioned: DC Smith Greenhouse

Super Pest?
Potato Grower, 4/26/22
Quoted: Sean Schoville, Entomology

Extension & Farm Bureau spread road safety message
Brownfield Ag News, 4/28/22
Interviewed: Cheryl Skjolaas, Biological Systems Engineering

Germplasm facility builds into future
Agri-View, 4/27/22
Quoted: Julie Dawson, Horticulture
Quoted: Ambar Carvallo Lopez, Student, Horticulture
Quoted: Jenyne Loarca, Alumna, Horticulture
Mentioned: Phil Simon, Horticulture
Mentioned: West Madison Agricultural Research Station

Many frustrated with changes to UW farm short course
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 4/22/22
Quoted: Doug Reinemann, Biological Systems Engineering
Quoted: Jennifer Blazek, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

UW ag experts say spring planting dates still on track
Wisconsin State Farmer, 4/26/22
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

New online nutrient management education curriculum offered
Wisconsin State Farmer, 4/25/22
Quoted: Scott Sturgul, Horticulture
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

Hay Supply Looks Good For Now
Mid-West Farm Report, 4/23/22
Interviewed: Dan Undersander, Emeritus, Agronomy


Of Interest

A community of seed savers has a recipe to revive rare varieties of collard greens
NPR, 4/24/22



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.