CALS in the News for the week of January 28 – February 3

In the News

How Many Glasses Of Water A Day Do You Actually Need?
Science Friday, 1/27/23
Interviewed: Dale Schoeller, Emeritus, Nutritional Sciences

Could fuel from plants replace petroleum? Wisconsin researchers think so
Wisconsin Public Radio, 1/30/23
Quoted: Tim Donohue, Bacteriology

Backyard Chicken Coops grow in popularity amid egg shortage
WBAY-TV, 1/31/23
Quoted: Ron Kean, Animal and Dairy Sciences

Science on Tap: UW Field Stations in the Northwoods
WXPR-FM, 2/1/23
Quoted: Scott Bowe, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Kemp Natural Resources Station
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

UW community says goodbye to ant colony exhibit at Microbial Sciences
The Badger Herald, 1/29/23
Quoted: Katrina Forest, Bacteriology
Quoted: Soleil Young, Student, Bacteriology
Mentioned: Caitlin Calhoun, Student, Bacteriology
Mentioned: Cameron Currie, Bacteriology
Mentioned: Microbial Sciences Building

Walmart adds GoodSport to 1,000 Midwestern stores
Dairy Foods Magazine, 1/27/23
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

Committee chairs make agriculture a priority
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 2/1/23
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course

‘Outstanding leadership’: Clinton farmer reelected Wisconsin Soybean Marketing Board chair
WNCY-FM, 2/1/23
Mentioned: Rodrigo Werle, Agronomy

Ag economists say 2022 was great year for Wisconsin farmers
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 1/31/23
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Renk Agribusiness Institute

Of Interest

Someone Called the Police on a Girl Catching Lanternflies. Then Yale Honored Her.
The New York Times, 2/2/23

UW-Madison policy says road salt is toxic. So why did it dump so much?
The Cap Times, 2/1/23

Trying to crack the Nipah virus code: How does it spill from bats to humans?
NPR, 1/31/23

The secrets of a 20-year white cheddar and its bunker along Jail Alley
Wisconsin State Journal, 1/30/23

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.