CALS in the News for the Week of July 30 – August 5

In the News

Black Freedom Farmers: Land as Sites of Resistance
The Takeaway — WNYC, 7/29/2022
Interviewed: Monica White, Community and Environmental Sociology

Coyotes are here to stay in North American cities – here’s how to appreciate them from a distance
The Conversation via Yahoo! News, 8/3/2022
Co-author: David Drake, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Co-author: Bret Shaw, Life Sciences Communication

Rossjohn named fellow; Decker joins science board; Gillaspy appointed dean
ASBMB Today, 8/1/2022
Quoted: Dean Glenda Gillaspy

Farming costs in Wisconsin were up 8 percent in 2021
Wisconsin Public Radio, 8/2/2022
Quoted: Steve Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Lethal inaction: The era of ‘eco-anxiety’ is here. What is it and how does it apply in Wisconsin?
Green Bay Press-Gazette, 8/2/2022
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

UW-Madison research center celebrates 30-year anniversary
WKOW, 8/2/2022
Quoted: Bruce Schweiger, O.J. Noer Turfgrass Research and Education Facility
Mentioned: Taylor Schaefer, Alumna, Animal and Dairy Sciences, Life Sciences Communication

Rhinelander potato breeding facility sees average growing year
WJFW-TV, 7/29/2022
Quoted: Becky Eddy, Rhinelander Agricultural Research Station
Quoted: Russell Groves, Entomology

Monarch butterflies are now endangered. Here’s how you can help.
The Capital Times, 7/30/2022
Quoted: Karen Oberhauser, Entomology

DATCP to Provide Tuition Reimbursement for UW-Madison HACCP Training
WNCY-FM, 8/3/2022
Mentioned: Jesse Brookstein, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Meat Science and Animal Biologics Discovery Building

‘Master Meat Crafter’ Adds Value
Mid-West Farm Report, 8/2/2022
Mentioned: Jesse Brookstein, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Meat Science and Animal Biologics Discovery Program
Mentioned: Meat Science and Animal Biologics Discovery Building

Of Interest

A ‘Reversible’ Form of Death? Scientists Revive Cells in Dead Pigs’ Organs
New York Times, 8/3/2022

USDA getting tougher on salmonella in chicken products
Associated Press, 8/1/2022

The U.S. made a breakthrough battery discovery — then gave the technology to China
National Public Radio, 8/3/2022

The Mysterious Dance of the Cricket Embryos
New York Times, 8/5/2022


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.