CALS in the News Aug. 25-29, 2008

News articles of interest to CALS faculty and staff

5 Things You Didn’t Know: Nanotechnology
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Immigration debate grips Minn. City
USA Today
Quoted: Gary Green, Rural Sociology

Calf Management Meeting Scheduled
Mentioned: Brian Holmes, Biological Systems Engineering

Bin Run Wheat Seed Bad Idea This Year
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
Quoted: Paul Esker, Plant Pathology
Quoted: John Gaska, Agronomy

September Pasture Walks Scheduled For Southwest Wisconsin
Mentioned: Randy Jackson, Agronomy
Mentioned: Julie Woodis, Great lakes Bioenergy Research Center
Mentioned: Geoff Brink, USDA Dairy Forage Research Center

Estimating Common Rust on Corn Detailed
Quoted: Paul Esker, Plant Pathology

Cropp: Milk Price Likely to Stay Above $17
Quoted: Robert Cropp, Ag and Applied Economics (emeritus)

Wisconsin expected to hold top cranberry spot
Country Today 8/27/2008 pg 2D (subscription only)
Mentioned: UW-Madison study

Hundreds attend ash-borer forum
Country Today 8/27/2008 pg 2D (subscription only)
Mentioned: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

Topics of Interest

Chemist learning how to trick killer bugs into being peaceful
The Olympian
Quoted: Helen Blackwell, Chemistry

Our Good Earth
National Geographic
Mentions Wisconsin’s Farm Technology Days show

UW-Madison to select scientists for the Wisconsin Institute for Discovery through a competition
Wisconsin State Journal
Mentions Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

World Stem Cell Summit will reveal depth of Wisconsin R&D

Wisconsin Technology Network
Mentions Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

UW School of Veterinary Medicine celebrates 25 years
Quoted: Daryl Buss, Dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine