CALS in the News for the Week of February 20-24

In the News

Wisconsin Bill Would Allow Hunting of a Once-Rare Crane
The New York Times 2/23/2012
Quoted: Mark Berres, Animal Sciences

Putting Agriculture at the Center of Climate Talks
Voice of America 2/20/2012 (Audio & Transcript)
Quoted: Molly Jahn, Genetics & Agronomy

Growing demand creates opportunities, challenges for Wisconsin organic agriculture
UW News 2/23/2012
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Report: Organic Agriculture Gaining Traction in Wisconsin
Wisconsin Ag Connection 2/24/2012
Mentioned: Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

National Guard to train Afghans on agriculture
Green Bay Press-Gazette 2/21/2012
Mentioned: CALS-trained National Guard Agribusiness Development Team

Farm and Industry Short Course Celebrates 127th Anniversary
Wisconsin Agriculturist 2/22/2012
Mentioned: Dick Cates, Soil Sciences/Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Mentioned: Bill Tracy, interim dean, CALS
Mentioned: Larry Meiller, Life Sciences Communication
Mentioned: Sarah Pfateicher, interim associate dean, UP & S

Farm Bill proposals to affect conservation, specialty crop production
Wisconsin State Farmer 2/23/2012
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Bertram named superintendent of Arlington Ag Research Station
Agri-View 2/24/2012
Quoted: Mike Bertram, Agricultural Research Stations

Program prepares producers for next swing in milk price
Agri-View 2/23/2012
Quoted: Edward Jesse, Agricultural & Applied Economics
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Profitability

Stress less, improve profitability with new projection tool
Agri-View 2/24/2012
Quoted: Ken Bolton, Center for Dairy Profitability
Mentioned: Victor Cabrera, Dairy Science

New UW guide helps producers manage biggest yield-limiting challenges
Agri-View 2/24/2012
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
Mentioned: Vince Davis, Agronomy
Mentioned: Paul Esker, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Carrie Laboski, Soil Science
Mentioned: Eileen Cullen, Entomology

Big-three soybean diseases among threats to higher soybean yields
Agri-View 2/24/2012
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
Mentioned: Vince Davis, Agronomy
Mentioned: Paul Esker, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Carrie Laboski, Soil Science
Mentioned: Eileen Cullen, Entomology

ReproMoney reaches out to dairy producers
Agri-View 2/24/2012
Quoted: Connie Cordoba, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Victor Cabrera, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Paul Fricke, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Pamela Ruegg, Dairy Science

2012 projected to bea year of high prices, input costs
Agri-View 2/24/2012
Quoted: David Moll, Agricultural & Applied Economics
Mentioned: 2012 Status of Wisconsin Agriculture

Soybean yield contest: Winning practices noted
Agri-View 2/24/2012
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Conformation over function? Presenters remind horse breeders of value of genetics
The Country Today 2/22/2012
Mentioned: UW-Madison seminar on horse evaluation

Of Interest

Trending in the News: Milk

Study says raw milk poses risks
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 2/21/2012

Is organic milk worth its higher price?
Reuters 2/17/2012

Organic milk supply low as demand is up
South Bend Tribune 2/20/2012

Other

Dairy 101: The Economics of a Dairy Education
AMPI’s Dairymen’s Digest 2/24/2012

UW steps up bio research safety
Wisconsin State Journal 2/21/2012

Wolf Expert Says Proposed Hunt Poorly Designed
Ashland Current 2/21/2012