CALS in the News July 21-25, 2008

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

A leader among us
Beaver Dam Daily Citizen 7/16/2008
Mentioned: Molly Jahn, Dean, UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Required calorie counts not likely on Madison menus
Capital Times Online 7/22/2008
Quoted: Dale Schoeller, Nutritional Sciences

Facility to house a new instrument to speed biomedical research
Media Newswire 7/21/2008
Mentioned: John Markley, Biochemistry

Firefly boom near its brightest point
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 7/21/2008
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology
Quoted: Dan Young, Entomology

Hot, dry climate robs fox cubs of key staple of diet
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 7/19/2008
Quoted: Timothy Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Smithsonian gets real dirt on Wisconsin soil
Capital Times Online 7/17/2008
Quoted: Kevin McSweeney, Soil Science
Mentioned: Francis Hole (emeritus) Soil Science

The (Global) Wisconsin Idea
Madison Magazine 8/2008
Quoted: Ibrahim Saeed, Soil Science

The Right Way to Diet
Madison Magazine 8/2008
Mentioned: F.H. King Students for Sustainable Agriculture

Beetle invasion hits Madison hard
Capital Times Online 7/24/2008
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

A feast for hungry bugs
Wisconsin Radio Network 7/25/2008 (audio podcast)
Quoted: Phil Pelletteri, Entomology

53rd Biennial Spooner Sheep Day Slated for August 12
Wisconsin Ag Connection 7/24/2008
Mentioned: Yves Berger, Superintendent (emeritus), Spooner Ag Research Station
Mentioned: Phil Holman, Superintendent, Spooner Ag Research Station

Foliar Fungicide: Be Cautious
Agri-View 7/24/2008
Quoted Paul Esker, Plant Pathology
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival: Education Key to Sheep Industry’s Future
Agri-View 7/24/2008
Mentioned: Todd Taylor, Animal Sciences
Mentioned: Dave Thomas, Animal Sciences

Galdi Joins ABS Global as Marketing Specialist
Agri-View 7/24/2008
Mentioned: Sarah Galdi, Dairy Science Student

Agronomy Crops Field Day: Hancock
Agri-View 7/24/2008
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
Mentioned: Joe Lauer, Agronomy
Mentioned: Ann MacGuidwin, Plant Pathology

Midwest Strip-Tillage Expo ‘08 Scheduled For Aug. 12
Agri-View 7/24/2008
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Pasture Field Day At Lancaster
Agri-View 7/24/2008
Mentioned: Lancaster Ag Research Station

Know what’s buggin’ ya
Country Today 7/23/2008 (subscription only)
Quoted: Dan Mahr, Entomology

Council picks up where Future of Farming left off
Country Today 7/23/2008 (subscription only)
Mentioned: Rick Klemme, UW Extension

Arlington research facility dedication set for July 30
Country Today 7/23/2008 (subscription only)
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Berry demand may bring a burst in bogs
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 7/18/2008
Mentioned: Ed Jesse, Ag and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Steve Deller, Ag and Applied Economics

Of Interest

In M.L.B. Study, 257 Broken Bats . . . and Counting
New York Times 7/25/2008
Mentioned: Forest Products Laboratory