CALS in the News for the week of August 20 – 26

In the News

Organic dairy farms offer methods to cut carbon emissions, study shows
Wisconsin Public Radio, 8/22/22
Quoted: Horacio Aguirre-Villegas, Biological Systems Engineering

Nearly 3B birds have been lost in the last 50 years. Conservationists are trying to bring back habitat to ward off their decline.
Wisconsin Public Radio, 8/22/22
Quoted: Tom Prestby, Alumnus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

‘I had to speak up’: 2 Northwoods friends push Wisconsin DNR to protect lakeshore forests
Wisconsin Public Radio, 8/21/22
Quoted: John Schwarzmann, Alumnus, Genetics, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

As 2 cheesemakers expand, a Wisconsin village loses its biggest employer
Wisconsin State Journal, 8/21/22
Quoted: Steve Carpenter, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

The hummingbirds are leaving Wisconsin for the year. Where are they going? Here’s what we know about their annual migration
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 8/26/22
Quoted: David Drake, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Dairy Defined: Milk doesn’t come from a vat; Wisconsin’s Lucey says
WNCY-FM, 8/24/22
Quoted: John Lucey, Food Science

Let’s Eat: Fried, curd-stuffed Bonnie’s Balls are a cheesy treat
The Capital Times, 8/21/22
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Store
Mentioned: Bucky’s Varsity Meats

NAPB Hits it Out of the Park with Annual Meeting
Seed World, 8/22/22
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, Horticulture

Agriculture college has new leader
Agri-View, 8/24/22
Quoted: Dean Glenda Gillaspy
Quoted: Troy Runge, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Department of Biochemistry
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

Of Interest

Mouse embryos grown without eggs or sperm: why and what’s next?
Nature, 8/25/22

USDA to allocate an additional $550 million to help poor farmers and increase diversity in agriculture careers
CNN, 8/24/22

Your first brush with coronavirus could affect how a fall booster works
The Washington Post, 8/23/22

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.