These experts from the UW-Madison faculty and staff have agreed to comment on breaking news, ongoing developments and trends in their areas of expertise. If you need help arranging interviews, contact University Communications at 608-262-3571.
Experts on today’s news…
Professor, agricultural and applied economics
Jones, an expert on agricultural finance, farm management and agricultural capital markets, can discuss the drop in corn, soybean and wheat prices.
Dan Schaefer, a professor of animal sciences, can discuss livestock prices, which remain fairly strong with a recent flat trend line.
Paskewitz, an expert on biology and control of insects that transmit human and animal diseases, can discuss the first confirmed case of locally-acquired (US) chikungunya, which has been an epidemic in the Caribbean in recent months.
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Faculty in the media:
- A Watershed Moment | Great Lakes at a Crossroads Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jake Vander Zanden knows how tricky it can be to discover a new invasive species — not just in the Great Lakes but in relatively tiny inland lakes as well. The professor at the University of Wisconsin’s renowned Center for … Continue reading
- Chris Rickert: City turkeys are a treat — and maybe someday, a tasty one Wisconsin State Journal Anna Pidgeon, a UW-Madison ecologist, said turkeys are feeding generalists, and will eat anything from small snakes to seeds, apples and acorns. Older areas of the city like mine also have plenty of mature trees.
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