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CALS in the News August 11-22, 2008

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

State studies hunt of formerly endangered wolves
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Mentioned: Tim Van Deelen, wildlife ecology

Wolves are lying low
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Quoted: David Mladenoff, wildlife ecology

Growing population expands habitat
Country Today
Quoted: David Mladenoff, wildlife ecology

Professor creates microscope program for elementary school kids
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Quoted: Doug Weibel, biochemistry

Farms can increase wildlife diversity, Wisconsin researchers say
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Quoted: Hannah Gaines, graduate student in entomology
Mentioned: Healthy Grown Potatoes project

Expert gives tips on protecting property from ash borer
WISC-TV 3
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, entomology

Ash borer focus turns to control
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Quoted: Chris Williamson, entomology

Playing politics with biodefense
Associated Press
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, associate dean, on Wisconsin’s unsuccessful bid for a federal biodefense lab

Three Wisconsin groups win conservation innovation grants
Wisconsin Agriculturist
Mentioned: CALS project on manure separation technologies

Not to worry
Isthmus
Quoted: Joel Pedersen, soil science, on prion control in landfills

Urban horticulture field day
Agri-View
Mentioned: West Madison Agricultural Research Station

53rd Biennial Spooner Sheep Day is Aug. 23
Wisconsin Agriculturist
Mentioned: UW-Madison Spooner Agricultural Research Station

Girding for war with the ash borer
Wisconsin State Journal
Quoted: Chris Williamson, Entomology
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

UW-Madison CALS Football Fire-Up Set Sept. 6
Wisconsin Agriculturist
Mentioned: CALS Rural Youth Scholarship Fund

Organic Field Day Highlights Minimal Till Technologies
Wisconsin Agronomist
Quoted: Erin Silva, Agronomy
Mentioned: Jed Colquhoun, Horticulture

Agronomy and Soils Field Day Set for Aug. 27
Wisconsin Agriculturist
Mentioned: Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center
Mentioned: Natalia de Leon Gatti, Agronomy

UW researcher offers West Nile insights
Wisconsin Radio Network
Interviewed: Susan, Paskewitz, Entomolgy

Plant discovery could spur biofuel production
Capitol Times
Quoted: Timothy Donohue, Bacteriology

Topics of interest

High-tech tools help farmers grow more
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Give green light to new energy era
Wisconsin State Journal editorial

New biofuels lobbying group formed
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2008/08/14/crop_news/crops05.txt
Agri-View

Critical time for UW Arboretum
Wisconsin State Journal
Mentioned: Aldo Leopold

Students may fuel next entrepreneur wave
WisBusiness.com

Low Vitamin D levels lead to early death for many Wisconsinites, says study
WIBA Newsradio

Michigan cellulosic ethanol: Great promise lies ahead
MLive.com
Mentioned: Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

UW chemist learning how to trick killer bugs into being peaceful
Milwakee Journal Sentinel
Quoted: Helen Blackwell, Chemisry
Quoted: Reto Frei, Chemistry
Quoted: Thanit Praneenararat, Chemistry
Quoted: Jo Handlesman, Bacteriology

Local campuses noted for green programs by conservation group
Capitol Times
Mentions UW-Madison

Alumni in the News

Six members added to WAA Board of Directors
University Communications
Mentioned: Pete Kappelman, dairy science

UW-Platteville honors Trelay Seeds with Distinguished Service Award
Wisconsin Ag Connection
Mentioned: Brad Biddick, animal sciences

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