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CALS in the News: March 31 – April 4

News of interest to CALS faculty and staff:

Cold, wet spring puts a damper on planting; Bright side: Melting snow will replenish moisture in soil
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (3/28/08)
Quoted: Nick Schneider, Cooperative Extension

Organic crop production studied
United Press International (3/31/08)
Quoted: Joshua Posner, Agronomy

Long Winter May Delay State Planting
The Capital Times (3/31/08)
Quoted: Nick Schneider, Cooperative Extension

UW camp gives youths a jump on dairy project
Wisconsin Agriculturist Magazine (April 2008)
Quoted: Ted Halbach, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Dave Dickson, Dairy Science
(page 28)

Safety Course Teaches Respect for Machinery
The Country Today (4/2/08)
Quoted: Mike Rankin, Cooperative Extension, Fond Du Lac
(Subscription Required) (page 7C)

New Corn and Soybean Herbicides For 2008
Agri-View (4/3/08)
Quoted: Chris Boerboom, Agronomy

Seed Treatments Containing Lindane: Time Running Out
Agri-View (4/3/08)
Mentioned: Roger Flashinski, Agronomy

Germs in soil find antibiotics tasty
Yahoo News (4/3/08)
Quoted: Jo Handelsman, Bacteriology

Germs Gobble up Antibiotics: Researchers find bacteria live with drugs as nutrition
Baltimore Sun (4/4/08)
Quoted: Jo Handelsman, Bacteriology

Hundreds of germs in soil eat up antibiotics
USA Today (4/4/08)
Quoted: Jo Handelsman, Bacteriology

Topics of Interest

Roths going whole hog with swine
Wisconsin Agriculturist Magazine (April 2008)
Quoted: Howard Roth, Alum
(page 16)

A Passion for Farming
Wisconsin Agriculturist Magazine (April 2008)
Mentioned: Deb Pollack, Dairy Science Alum
(page 10)

ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY TECHNOLOGY MANAGERS HONORS WARF’S COHN
UW-Madison University Communications News Release (4/1/08)

LOCAL ALUMNI TO HOST DINNERS FOR 200 UW-MADISON STUDENTS
UW-Madison University Communications News Release (4/1/08)

Carlson leaves WiCell Research Institute
Wisconsin Technology Network (4/3/08)
Mentioned: Susan Carlson, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
Mentioned: Janet Kelly, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

University alumni club celebrates here
Antigo Daily Journal (4/3/08)

Farmers Health Co-operative of Wisconsin Marks First Anniversary
Agri-View (4/3/08)

Haen Brothers Continue Their Father’s Dream
Agri-View (4/3/08)
Mentioned: Dennis Buege (late), former UW-Extension

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