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CALS in the News for the week of December 2 – 8

December 8, 2023

In the News

World’s Stinkiest Cheese Hits Supermarket Shelves in Britain
The New York Times, 12/8/23
Quoted: Mark Johnson, Center for Dairy Research

These States Are Bringing In More Residents Than They’re Losing
U.S. News & World Report, 12/5/23
Quoted: Katherine Curtis, Community and Environmental Sociology

A third of Wisconsin is still in drought. What does that mean for our winter?
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via Yahoo! News, 12/8/23
Quoted: Chris Kucharik, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences

Tasting cheese for dairy research
Wisconsin Public Radio, 12/4/23
Interviewed: Brandon Prochaska, Center for Dairy Research

A marten on Madeline Island is part of positive trend for endangered species
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12/8/23
Quoted: Jonathan Pauli, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Jonathan Gilbert, Alumnus, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

‘Plant hardiness’ can help map Wisconsin’s changing climate. Here’s how.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12/5/23
Quoted: Chris Kucharik, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences
Quoted: Laura Jull, Plant and Agroesystem Sciences

2 NWTC students found a new antibiotic in soil at Pamperin Park. Here’s why it’s so groundbreaking.
Green Bay Press-Gazette, 12/6/23
Mentioned: Tiny Earth program, founded by Jo Handelsman, Plant Pathology

UW-Madison grads create Happy Scratch to help pets fight allergies
The Cap Times, 12/2/23
Quoted: Jordan Sand, Alumnus, Molecular and Environmental Toxicology PhD program
Mentioned: Chris Salm, Alumnus, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Mark Cook, Deceased, Animal and Dairy Sciences

UW professors weigh impacts of cannabis legalization on medicine, research
The Badger Herald, 12/7/23
Quoted: Shelby Ellison, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences

Kaiping Chen shares research into relationship between gender, race, education inequality, technology
The Badger Herald, 12/6/23
Quoted: Kaiping Chen, Life Sciences Communication

Services for farmers with disabilities continue to improve
Wisconsin Agriculturalist, 12/4/23
Quoted: Brian Luck, Biological Systems Engineering
Quoted: Kyle Thompson, Alumnus, Farm and Industry Short Course

FISC Ag Forward Announces Lineup
Mid-West Farm Report with Pam Jahnke, 12/7/23
Mentioned: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Luiz Ferraretto, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Marta Moura Kohmann, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences
Mentioned: Paul Fricke, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Kent Weigel, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Jennifer Van Os, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Farm and Industry Short Course
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research

First-Ever ‘BCS Chair’ Will Amp Up Potato Research
Mid-West Farm Report with Pam Jahnke, 12/1/23
Interviewed: Matt Ruark, Soil Science
Mentioned: Larry Binning, Emeritus, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences
Mentioned: David Curwen, Deceased, Plant and Agroecoystem Sciences
Mentioned: John Schoenemann, Deceased, Plant and Agroecoystem Sciences, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Of Interest

Signs of life’: Sycamore Gap tree will live on, experts say
NPR, 12/6/23

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.