CALS in the News for the week of March 18-24

In the News

Discovery of root anatomy gene may lead to breeding more resilient corn crops
ScienceDaily, 3/17/23
Mentioned: Shawn Kaeppler, Agronomy
Mentioned: Xia Zhang, Agronomy

Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center receives $27.5M to develop cleaner fuel alternatives
Wisconsin Public Radio, 3/20/23
Quoted: Tim Donohue, Bacteriology

Economist explores economic impact of 2024 RNC in Milwaukee
WTMJ Milwaukee, 3/22/23
Interviewed: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Madison voting guide: Wisconsin Supreme Court, mayor and more
The Cap Times, 3/22/23
Mentioned: Maxwell Laubenstein, Student, Biological Systems Engineering

AAUW women’s expo discuses “Women Helping Women; Family, Career, and Health”
Watertown Daily Times, 3/21/23
Mentioned: Beth Olson, Nutritional Sciences

Dairy Processor Survey to Be Released Soon
Y100 WNCY, 3/20/23
Quoted: Chuck Nicholson, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Dairy Innovation Hub

Effectively Managing Tar Spot in Corn
CropLife, 3/22/23
Quoted: Damon Smith, Plant Pathology, Horticulture

Effective Weed & Pest Management Possible With Covers
The Mid-West Farm Report, 3/20/23
Quoted: Rodrigo Werle, Agronomy
Quoted: Mark Renz, Agronomy
Mentioned: Nick Arneson, Agronomy
Mentioned: Dan Smith, Horticulture

Yahara Pride Partners Share Research
The Mid-West Farm Report, 3/19/23
Quoted: Francisco Arriaga, Soil Science

Wisconsin Youth Institute Deadline Approaching 
The Mid-West Farm Report, 3/22/23
Interviewed: Lauryn Christianson, CALS Academic Affairs
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

For Dairy Beef Calves, Feed Research Grows
The Mid-West Farm Report, 3/17/23
Interviewed: Alyssa Seitz, Student, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Bucky’s Varsity Meats

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.