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CALS in the News July 7-11, 2008

Media coverage about CALS faculty, staff and topics of interest …

Agricultural college dean joins local family’s celebration
The Chetek Alert 7/9/2008
Mentioned: Molly Jahn, Dean, UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Dead zone: Heading for a record year
The Why Files 7/3/2008
Quoted: Ken Albrecht, Agronomy (page 2)

Behling Earns Prestigious H.H. Kildee Scholarship
Wisconsin Ag Connection 7/10/2008
Mentioned: Linda Behling, Dairy Science Graduate

Fruit flies help fight next flu pandemic
Fresh Plaza 7/11/2008
Quoted: Paul Ahlquist, Plant Pathology

Flu-infected Fly Cells Reveal Dependencies Of The Virus
Science Daily 7/9/2008
Quoted: Paul Ahlquist, Plant Pathology

BP Donates Bad Boy Buggy To Lakeshore Nature Preserve
Channel 3000 WISC Madison (video) 7/8/2008
Quoted: Raymond Guries, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

BP presents solar-powered electric vehicle to Lakeshore Nature Preserve
Media Newswire 7/7/2008
Raymond Guries, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center taps scientist to bridge disciplines
WTN News 7/7/2008
Quoted: Steve Slater, GLBRC, scientific programs manager

Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center hires scientific programs manager
University of Wisconsin News Service 7/7/2008
Quoted: Steve Slater, GLBRC, scientific programs manager
Quoted: Tim Donohue, Bacteriology

Keep hay bales off the ground (PDF)
Wisconsin Agriculturist
July 2008
Mentioned: Dan Undersander, Agronomy

UW specialist aims to boost dairy profits (PDF)
Wisconsin Agriculturist 7/2008
Mentioned: Victor Cabrera, Dairy Science

Progress Pavilion is home to variety of educational exhibits (PDF)
Wisconsin Agriculturist 7/2008
Mentioned: UW Extension exhibits

UW-Madison Alums Invited to Farm Technology Days Picnic, Receptions
Wisconsin Agriculturist July 2008
Mentioned: WALSAA

Wheat Scab Showing Up in State
Agri-View 7/10/2008
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
Quoted: Paul Esker, Plant Pathology

‘Our Future Is in Agriculture Program’ Scholarship Winners Announced
Agri-View 7/10/2008
Mentioned: Connie Eibergen, student to Dairy Science
Mentioned: Bradley Sternweis, student to Farm and Industry Short Course

Field Day Focuses on Biological Control of Soybean Aphid
Agri-View 7/10/2008
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

New Executive Director Selected For GrassWorks
Agri-View 7/10/2008
Mentioned: Valerie (Dantoin) Adamski, graduate bacteriology (BS, 81), Agronomy (MS 87)

Time to Scout For Potato Leafhoppers
Agri-View 7/10/2008
Quoted: Eileen Cullen, Entomology
Quoted: Richard Proost, Horticulture

Quam Earns Junior Bronze and Silver Awards
Agri-View 7/10/2008
Mentioned: Bailey Quam, student, Animal Sciences

Marathon County to search for host farm (pg 4A)
Country Today 7/9/2008 (subscription only)
Quoted: Mike Wildeck, Marathon County UW-Extension

Cheese, butter prices up from May (pg 3B)
Country Today 7/9/2008 (subscription only)
Quoted: Robert Cropp, Ag and Applied Economics (emeritus)

Milk price at highest point since last year (pg 6B)
Country Today 7/9/2008 (subscription only)
Quoted: Robert Cropp, Ag and Applied Economics (emeritus)

FTD celebrates 55th anniversary
Country Today 7/9/2008 (subscription only)
Mentioned: Henry Ahlgren, Agronomy, UW-Cooperative Extension Director (1954)

Of Interest
UW researchers, others warn of expanding biofuels in tropics
Capital Times online 7/10/2008
Quoted: Jonathan Foley, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Full speed ahead on biofuels
Wisconsin State Journal 7/9/2008
Editorial

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