CALS in the News for the week of November 11-17

November 17, 2023

In the News

Beef is a way of life in Texas, but it’s hard on the planet. This rancher thinks she can change that
Associated Press, 11/16/23
Quoted: Randy Jackson, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences

Fact Check: Is This a Real Video of a Huge, Black, Multi-Legged Bug?, 11/14/23
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology
Mentioned: Insect Diagnostic Lab

The Biggest Questions: How did life begin?
MIT Technology Review, 11/14/23
Mentioned: Betül Kaçar, Bacteriology

Food prices up this Thanksgiving, but some bargains exist
WISC-TV, 11/15/23
Interviewed: Andrew Stevens, Agricultural and Applied Economics

An aging, declining population of hunters spells trouble for Wisconsin deer management
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 11/12/23
Mentioned: Thomas Heberlein, Emeritus, Community and Environmental Sociology
Mentioned: Applied Population Lab

Economic conditions will impact cost of Thanksgiving meal, expert says
The Badger Herald, 11/16/23
Quoted: Andrew Stevens, Agricultural and Applied Economics

How to grow early-planted soybeans
Successful Farming, 11/13/23
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences

Despite drought, grain yields look good
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 11/14/23
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences

Of Interest

Student sustainability leaders meet with West Campus District planners
The Daily Cardinal, 11/17/23

Unlike chimps, bonobos offer hope that maybe we can all get along
NPR, 11/16/23

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.