CALS In the News for the Week of Feb 10 – Feb 17

News New Graduate Affairs Chief Looks for Creative Approaches Boston University, 2/12/2017 Quoted: Daniel Lee Kleinman, Community and Environmental Sociology UW’s Alta Charo: Gene editing for inherited human traits ‘not ready now, might be in future’ La Crosse Tribune, 2/15/2017 Quoted: …

First set of UW-Extension nEXT Generation project recommendations available for review, comment

The first set of UW-Extension Cooperative Extension’s nEXT Generation project recommendations is available for review and comment on the project website. The nEXT Generation project is an effort to reorganize Cooperative Extension in response to reductions in state funding. The new recommendations …

CALS In the News for the Week of Feb 3 – Feb 10

Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center Middleton plant laboratory turned into crop research center The Washington Times, 2/4/2017 Quoted: Kate VandenBosch, Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Quoted: Shawn Kaeppler, Agronomy Middleton plant laboratory turned into crop research center San Francisco Chronicle, 2/4/2017 …

CALS In the News for the Week of Jan 28 – Feb 3

News about new crop research center UW-Madison turns Monsanto-donated facility into crop research center La Crosse Tribune, 1/31/2017 Quoted: Kate VandenBosch, Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences. Quoted: Shawn Kaeppler, Agronomy UW-Madison turns Monsanto-donated facility into crop research center …

CALS In the News For the Week of Jan 20 – Jan 27

News Making a place for insects in our world Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 1/20/2017 Quoted: Dan Young, Entomology Decades later, restaurateur still cooks for sheer pleasure Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 1/20/2017 Quoted: Suzzette Metcalfe, Alumna, Biochemistry Is labeling imitation dairy products milk …

CALS In the News for the Week of Jan 13 – Jan 20

News You’ll Get Sick When You Find Out Why A Highway Was Covered In Skittles The Huffington Post, 1/19/2017 Mentioned: UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Communication: Post-truth predicaments Nature Publishing Group, 1/18/2017 Quoted: Dominique Brossard, Life Science Communication Grocery …

CALS In the News for the Week of Jan 6 – Jan 13

DNR and Climate Change  David Mladenoff: Don’t suppress climate research Wisconsin State Journal, 1/6/2017 Mentioned: David Mladenoff, Forest and Wildlife Ecology Other Views: Purging DNR’s website doesn’t change climate facts GazetteXtra.com, 1/9/2017 Author: Stanley A. Temple, Forest and Wildlife Ecology UW …

CALS In the News for the Week of Dec 31 – Jan 6

News  Digging Deeper: Optimistic year for America’s Dairyland WKOW 27, 1/4/2017 Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics Dairy farmers have reason to be optimistic in 2017 Madison.com, 1/1/2017 Quoted: Mark Stephenson, Agricultural and Applied Economics Quoted: Bruce Jones, Dairy Science UW-Madison Researchers Study Plant …

New resources on field crop diseases available through Crop Protection Network

Farmers and other agribusiness professionals have another tool to access university research-based information that helps identify and manage field crop diseases. The Crop Protection Network (CPN), composed of state university and provincial Extension specialists, and public/private professionals, produces collaborative Extension …

CALS In the News for the Week of Dec 24 – Dec 30

News Keep an eye on these interesting women’s health tech companies in 2017 MIT Technology Review, 12/25/2016 Mentioned: Katie Brenner, Biochemistry National Biotechnology Panel Faces New Conflict of Interest Questions  The New York Times, 12/27/2016 Mentioned: Rich Amasino, Biochemistry Sheep’s Milk Cheeses …