CALS in the News for the week of April 13 – 19

April 19, 2024

In the News

More Than a Trillion Cicadas Are Coming. Are You Ready?
Time, 4/12/24
Quoted: PJ Liesch, Entomology
Mentioned: Insect Diagnostic Lab

Massive Mt. Ruang eruption sends plumes nearly 70,000 feet high
The Washington Post via, 4/17/24
Quoted: Chris Vagasky, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences
Mentioned: Wisconet

The automated lab of tomorrow
PNAS, 4/17/24
Quoted: Philip Romero, Biochemistry

Parts of Wisconsin brace for noisy, rare cicadas — who’s most impacted?
CBS 58, 4/15/24
Interviewed: PJ Liesch, Entomology

How Green of a Lawn Do You Have to Have?
Peninsula Pulse, 4/19/24
Quoted: Paul Koch, Plant Pathology

Weeds have a head start this spring
Brownfield Ag News, 4/17/24
Quoted: Rodrigo Werle, Plant and Agroecosystem Sciences

Grant aids methane research in dairy cattle
Wisconsin Agriculturist, 4/16/24
Quoted: Francisco Peñagaricano, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Hilario Mantovani, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Heather White, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Kent Weigel, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: Jimena Laporta, Animal and Dairy Sciences
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Marshfield Agricultural Research Station

Limburger – It’s Part Of Wisconsin’s Heritage
Mid-West Farm Report, 4/17/24
Interviewed: John Jaeggi, Center for Dairy Research

Of Interest

Study: Dairy farmers have more beneficial gut bacteria thanks to their cows
Wisconsin Public Radio, 4/15/24

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.