CALS in the News June 2-6

News of interest to CALS faculty and staff

Public-private partnerships can build technology economy
Wisconsin Technology Network (5/27/08)
Mentioned: Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

Swarms of bugs create nuisance along river
Beloit Daily News (5/30/08)
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

Local stem cell firm gets fed grant; Chief scientist cited in Forbes magazine
The Capital Times (5/31/08)
Mentioned: Gabriela Cezar, Animal Science

Grubs up! Scientists keen to get us eating bugs
The Independent (London) (6/1/08)
Quoted: Gene DeFoliart, Entomology

‘Through love, we lost the language’
The Wisconsin State Journal (6/2/08)
Quoted: Patty Loew, Life Sciences Communication

Fixing pharma Stem cells could lead to better, safer drugs
CBC News (Canada) (6/2/08)
Quoted: Gabriela Cezar, Animal Science

UW-Madison University Communications News Release (6/2/08)
Mentioned: Samuel Dennis, Landscape Architecture

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (6/3/08)
Quoted: Gary Green, Rural Sociology
Toppling SUV sales sink GM Janesville plant

UW-Madison University Communications News Release (6/3/08)
Quoted: Gary Green, Rural Sociology

Red wine compound seen protecting heart from aging
Reuters (6/3/08)
Quoted: Tomas Prolla, Genetics

UW-Madison University Communications News Release (6/4/08)
Quoted: Tomas Prolla, Genetics

GM plant towns struggle with losses
Belleville News-Democrat (6/4/08)
Quoted: Gary Green, Rural Sociology

Study boosts wine chemical hopes
BBC Online (6/4/08)
Quoted: Tomas Prolla, Genetics

Low doses of resveratrol keep you young at heart
USA Today (6/4/08)
Quoted: Tomas Prolla, Genetics

Scientists discover the secret behind red wine’s anti-ageing properties
The Daily Mail (London) (6/4/08)
Quoted: Tomas Prolla, Genetics

Red wine stops effects of high-fat diet
The Daily Telegraph (UK) (6/4/08)
Quoted: Tomas Prolla, Genetics

Berry, veggie field day hosted at Wilfert Farms
Country Today (6/4/08)
Mentioned: Dan Mahr, Entomology
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May milk price increases
Country Today (6/4/08)
Quoted: Bob Cropp, emeritus, Ag and Applied Econ
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Big farms can be family farms, too
Country Today (6/4/08)
Mentioned: Judy Goplin, administrative assistant for UW Madison’s Discovery Farms program
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CRP/ Prices put pinch on hay land
Country Today (6/4/08)
Quoted: Daniel Undersander, UW-Extension forage specialist
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Fresh Market’ Combines Two Things Buchanan Likes Best – People, Plants
Agri-View (6/5/08)
Quoted: Jack Buchanan, Farm and Industry Short Course alumni
Mentioned: Hancock Agricultural Research Station

Decision Time For Foliar Fungicides on Wheat
Agri-View (6/5/08)
Quoted: Shawn Conley, agronomy
Quoted: Paul Esker, plant pathology

Young Breeder Panel to Highlight National Holstein Convention Agenda
Agri-View (6/5/08)
Mentioned: Mark Crave, UW-Madison Dairy Science (BS, 1988)

Cooperative Issues Forum to Focus on Governance, Finance, Accounting
Agri-View (6/5/08)
Mentioned: UW Center for Cooperatives

Natzke to Coordinate House of Moo
Agri-View (6/5/08)
Mentioned: Kristin Natzke, Fond du Lac, junior, dairy science UW Madison

Topics of Interest

Where are we headed? 30 specialists offer cohesive snapshot of Wisconsin’s environment
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (6/1/08)
Quoted: Donald Waller, Botany

Huge possibilities, tiny product; For UW-affiliated startup, electronic parts are no big deal
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (6/1/08)
Quoted: Carl Gulbrandsen, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

Newsletter to address psychological aspects of environmentalism
The Capital Times (6/1/08)

What the Farm Bill means to dairy
Dairy Alert from Dairy Herd Management (online subscription)
Mentioned: Ed Jesse, Ag and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Bob Cropp, Ag and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Brian W. Gould, Ag and Applied Economics
Link to mentioned paper: (PDF)