CALS in the News March 3-7

 News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff.

How many bears are there across state? UW researcher seeks answers with new study
Green Bay Press-Gazette (2/17/08)
Quoted: Tim VanDeelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

For authors of a classic science text, the job is never done
UW-Madison CALS Communication News (2/29/08)
Quoted: Molly Jahn, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Dean
Quoted: David Nelson, Biochemistry
Mentioned: Michael Cox, Biochemistry
Mentioned: H. Adam Steinberg, Biochemistry
Mentioned: Jean-Yves Sgro, UW Center for Biotechnology

Top Ten Corn Tips
Wisconsin Agriculturist (March)
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy
(March edition, page 1)

Why They Strip
Wisconsin Agriculturist (March)
Quoted: Dick Wolkowski, Soil Science
(March edition, page 6)

Ag Sector Sets Records in 2007
Wisconsin Agriculturist (March)
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Quoted: AJ Bussan, Horticulture
(March edition, page 11)

Herman Posthumously Honored With Induction
Wisconsin State Journal (3/1/08)
Mentioned: Robert L. Herman, Landscape Architecture Alum (BS ’44)

Dairy farmers unhappy with immigration raids
Pierce County Herald (3/4/08)
Mentioned: Brent Valentine, UW Program on Agricultural Technology Studies (PATS)

Nanotechnology research needs public support
The Badger Herald (3/4/08)
Mentioned: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Obituary: Huffman, William Fey
The Capital Times (3/4/08)
Mentioned: William Fey Huffman, Agricultural Journalism alum (now Life Sciences Communication), Former President of Advance Broadcasting Corporation

Research Supports Deer-Baiting, Feeding Ban
The Country Today (3/5/08)
Quoted: Tim Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
Mentioned: Abbey Thompson, Horticulture
(Subscription required) (page 5C)

Class III Milk Price Loses More than $2
The Country Today (3/5/08)
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics
(Subscription required) (page 10B)

CALS Honors Senator Kohl as a Friend of Wisconsin
UW-Madison CALS Communication News (3/06/08)
Quoted: Molly Jahn, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Dean
Quoted: Herb Kohl, U.S. Senator, Wisconsin

Ten Factors Can Suppress Corn Yields
Agri-View (3/6/08)
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Beginning Dairy School Trains Future Farmers
Wisconsin State Journal (3/7/08)
Quoted: Dick Cates, Soil Science, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Topics of Interest

Couple studies attitudes toward state’s wolves
Wisconsin State Journal (3/2/08)
Quoted: Adrian Treves, Nelson Institute
Mentioned: Lisa Naughton, Nelson Institute

How weak cows enter food chain; Emaciated, calcium-depleted dairy cattle are turned into meat
The Chicago Tribune (3/2/08)
Quoted: Michael Collins, Veterinary Medicine

Op Ed: Biotech is more than just a good investment
The Capital Times (3/3/08)
Mentioned: Steve Burril

Cheese! Bill requires UW to use state products
The Badger Herald (3/4/08)

Creative tack for tourism
Wisconsin State Journal (3/4/08)

Wisconsin brand touts originality, hospitality and Packer passion
Winona Daily News (3/5/08)

Bug study predicts irreversible changes of ecosystems
The Telegraph (UK) (3/5/08)

Agent: Think of veterinarian in facility planning
The Country Today (3/5/08)
Quoted: Sandy Stuttget, Cooperative Extension
(Subscription required) (page 10B)

Ag Education Council Gets Approval
The Country Today (3/5/08)
Mentioned: Richard Barrows, Former CALS Dean
(Subscription required) (page 7C)

$20M lair for WARF rats
The Capital Times (3/6/08)

Can drinking worm eggs treat MS?
Wisconsin State Journal (3/7/08)
Quoted: John Fleming, School of Medicine and Public Health