CALS in the News for the week of October 7-13

October 16, 2023

In the News

Nearly 1,000 migrating songbirds perish after crashing into windows at Chicago exhibition hall
Associated Press, 10/6/23
Quoted: Anna Pidgeon, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Quoted: Stan Temple, Emeritus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

After questions about use of state funds, budget for Wisconsin Fast Forward workforce development program cut by 16%
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/10/23
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Experts expect turkey prices to be lower this year compared to last Thanksgiving
WJFW-TV, 10/12/23
Interviewed: Ron Kean, Animal and Dairy Sciences

Video: Rhinelander Night on the Farm preview
WJFW-TV, 10/4/23
Interviewed: Becky Eddy, Rhinelander Agricultural Research Station

Despite drought, Wisconsin corn and soybean yields better than expected
Wisconsin State Journal, 10/11/23
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

American involvement in Israel, after decades as allies 
WMTV-TV, 10/10/23
Interviewed: Samer Alatout, Community and Environmental Sociology

‘A little dirt is good for you’: Researchers study how environment affects immunity 
Badger Herald, 10/11/23
Quoted: Ann Palmenberg, Emeritus, Biochemistry

WID symposium highlights Latinx scientists
Badger Herald, 10/6/23
Quoted: Claudia Solis-Lemus, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Lucia Gutierrez, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences

2023 expected to be bad year for soybean cyst nematode reproduction 
Brownfield Ag News, 10/9/23
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences

Family’s dream keeps growing
Agri-View, 10/12/23
Quoted: Patrick Schlimgen, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

Nature’s beauty takes wing 
Agri-View, 10/13/23
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology

Of Interest

Many dog owners have ‘canine vaccine hesitancy,’ about the rabies shot
NPR, 10/11/23

Extreme heat could make your beer taste worse or cost more
The Washington Post, 10/10/23

The rush to map underground fungi networks before they’re gone
The Washington Post, 10/8/23

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.