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CALS in the News for the week of August 6 – 12

In the New

The monarch butterfly is scientifically endangered. So why isn’t it legally protected yet?
Popular Science, 8/8/22
Quoted: Karen Oberhauser, Entomology

‘It’s important to give back’: Organizations are creating habitats to support endangered monarch population
Wisconsin Public Radio, 8/8/22
Quoted: Karen Oberhauser, Entomology

Wisconsin author writes definitive history of Wisconsin county fairs
Wisconsin State Journal, 8/8/22
Interviewed: Jerry Apps, Emeritus, (former) Department of Continuing and Vocational Education

What to know about Japanese Beetles in Northeast Wisconsin
WXER-FM, 8/8/22
Interviewed: PJ Liesch, Entomology

Will The Reign Of Monarchs Continue?
WORT-FM, 8/8/22
Interviewed: Karen Oberhauser, Entomology

State of a-fairs: Wisconsin State Fair visit kindles old memories, makes new ones
Lake Geneva Regional News, 8/11/22
Quoted: Taylor Schaefer, Alumna, Animal and Dairy Sciences, Life Sciences Communication

Celebrate foundation of dairy — Wisconsin’s producers
Agri-View, 8/11/22
Mentioned: Anna Hinchley, Alumna, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Time to upgrade our thinking on highway risk before its too late
Wisconsin State Farmer, 8/9/22
Author: John Shutske, Biological Systems Engineering

Farming In 2021 — Pricier Than 2020
Mid-West Farm Report, 8/7/22
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Of Interest

Climate change hazards worsen 58 percent of infectious diseases, study says
PBS, 8/8/22

Top scientist admits ‘space telescope image’ was actually a slice of chorizo
CNN, 8/7/22

Climate and Tax Bill to Rewrite Embattled Black Farmer Relief Program
New York Times, 8/12/22

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.