CALS in the News for the week of May 7 – 13

In the News

Woman gets second chance at UW-Madison graduation she missed 36 years ago
Wisconsin State Journal, 5/10/22
Quoted: Dawn Proctor, Alumna, Horticulture

No ‘No Mow May’—Madison opts for ‘Low Mow May’ instead
WMTV-TV, 5/11/22
Mentioned: Paul Koch, Plant Pathology

Case factory worker strike continues as union members fight for higher wages, COVID-19 protections
Wisconsin Public Radio, 5/6/22
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Worldwide fertilizer shortage impacting local farmers
NBC 26, 5/9/22
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics

New Dane County Food Collective works to reinvent an industry
The Cap Times, 5/7/22
Mentioned: UW Center for Cooperatives

The race to protect sweet corn
SeedQuest, 5/11/22
Quoted: Bill Tracy, Agronomy

Economists urge farmers to be cautious, strategic in 2022
The Country Today, 5/9/22
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Center for Dairy Profitability
Mentioned: Renk Agribusiness Institute

How a farm boy tested milk in the 1950s
The Country Today, 5/8/22
Mentioned: Stephen Babcock, deceased, Agricultural Chemistry
Mentioned: Babcock Hall
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Plant
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Store
Pictured: William Henry, deceased, Emeritus Dean

7 things to know about ticks in Wisconsin
Wisconsin State Farmer, 5/10/22
Author: PJ Liesch, Entomology


Of Interest

Report: Scales tipping against walleye; time to get hooked on new fish
UW–Madison News, 5/10/22



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.