CALS in the News for the week of September 9-15

September 15, 2023

In the News

Environmental groups recruit people of color into overwhelmingly white conservation world
Associated Press, 8/26/23
Quoted: Arianna Barajas, Student, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Aldo Leopold, deceased, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

How rural Airbnbs stay booked
Marketplace, 9/12/23
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Dairy supporters call on FDA to stop lab-grown dairy alternatives from using words like ‘milk’, ‘cheese’
Wisconsin Public Radio, 9/12/23
Quoted: John Lucey, Food Science
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

‘It really needs to be there’: As farms rely more on technology, some producers still don’t have internet access
Wisconsin Public Radio, 9/11/23
Quoted: John Shutske, Biological Systems Engineering

Rodgers injury spurs questions about artificial turf in sports
TMJ4 Milwaukee, 9/12/23
Interviewed: Doug Soldat, Soil Science

Concerns about safety of artificial turf after Aaron Rodgers injured
WISN-TV, 9/13/23
Interviewed: Doug Soldat, Soil Science

UW Turf Day with grass court tennis and golf course techniques
TMJ4 Milwaukee, 9/11/23
Interviewed: Paul Koch, Plant Pathology
Interviewed: Doug Soldat, Soil Science
Mentioned: O.J. Noer Turfgrass Research and Education Facility

UW Extension program for Hmong/HMoob growers, farmers promotes education, community
The Badger Herald, 9/12/23
Quoted: Bret Shaw, Life Sciences Communication

How a UW-Madison garden is managing Wisconsin’s deepening drought
Daily Cardinal, 9/14/23
Quoted: Isaac Zaman, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences
Mentioned: Allen Centennial Garden

Wisconsin’s Dairy Innovation Hub funds 8 more research projects
Brownfield Ag News, 9/11/23
Quoted: Maria Woldt, Dairy Innovation Hub
Mentioned: Audrey Girard, Food Science
Mentioned: Marta Kohmann, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences
Mentioned: Christian Krueger, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Hilario Mantovani, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Joseph Pierre, Nutritional Sciences
Mentioned: Inna Popova, Nutritional Sciences
Mentioned: Scott Rankin, Food Science
Mentioned: Jennifer Van Os, Animal and Dairy Sciences

Day-Neutral Strawberries Can Extend The Season
Mid-West Farm Report, 9/13/23
Interviewed: Amaya Atucha, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences
Mentioned: West Madison Agricultural Research Station

Of Interest

NFLPA renews call for natural grass to help prevent injuries after Rodgers gets hurt
Associated Press, 9/13/23

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.