CALS in the News for the week of October 21-27

October 27, 2023

In the News

Love it or hate it, feelings run high over candy corn come Halloween
Associated Press, 10/24/23
Quoted: Richard Hartel, Food Science

Wisconsin poverty has come down from highs of the 2008 recession, but still above early 2000s lows
Wisconsin Public Radio, 10/27/23
Quoted: Steven Deller, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Mississippi River basin residents worry about the environment and want change, study finds. But many don’t know they’re in the basin.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/23/23
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Can the gray wolf help control CWD-infected deer? Great Lakes tribes and UW scientists team up to find out
WUWM-FM, 10/26/23
Quoted: Michael Menon, Student, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Quoted: Jonathan Gilbert, Alumnus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Tim Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Kemp Natural Resources Station

The fight for America’s dairyland to title a state microbe
The Daily Cardinal, 10/26/23
Quoted: Dean Glenda Gillaspy
Quoted: Jo Handelsman, Plant Pathology
Quoted: Natalia Rosario-Meléndez, Student, Bacteriology
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Campus experts research learning alternatives to standardized tests, current science curriculum
Badger Herald, 10/24/23
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Sciences Communication

Transition to clean energy requires changes on systemic, individual levels
Badger Herald, 10/25/23
Quoted: Kaiping Chen, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Mikhaila Calice, Life Sciences Communication

Researchers say intercropping alfalfa and corn works
Brownfield Ag News, 10/24/23
Quoted: Mark Renz, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences
Quoted: Marta Moura Kohmann, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences

Economists discuss dairy supply chain issues
Brownfield Ag News, 10/24/23
Quoted: Chuck Nicholson, Agricultural and Applied Economics, Animal and Dairy Sciences

Mooooo’s in Distress? In the Barn of the Future, Smart System Will Keep Hot Cows Cool
Dairy Agenda Today, 10/26/23
Mentioned: Christopher Choi, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Jennifer Van Os, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Collaborative considers cover crops
Agri-View, 10/27/23
Quoted: Jeffrey Hadachek, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Of Interest

UW effort to map Down syndrome brain could propel treatment
Wisconsin State Journal, 10/24/23

Why OSHA Doesn’t Investigate All Dairy Farm Deaths
ProPublica, 10/24/23

Hungry javelina tore up a golf course. The internet is on their side.
The Washington Post, 10/25/23

UW-Platteville will slash 111 jobs, cut other spending, to balance budget
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 10/25/23

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.