CALS in the News — Sept. 4-11, 2008

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff.

Increased milk poses capacity challenges

WIBA News Radio, 9/11/08
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Department of Dairy Science

Studies Investigate Cow Management, Eating Behavior
Agri-View 9/4/08
Mentions UW Madison Study

Studies Investigate Cow Management, Eating Behavior
Field Day Series to Help Farmers Understand Soil Quality
Wisconsin Agriculturist 9/5/08
Mentioned: UW-Extension

Badger NAMA Chapter Announces New Leadership Team
Agri-View 9/4/08

Badger Sheep Production Sale Oct. 11
Agri-View 9/4/08
Mentioned: Dave Thomas, Animal Science

Building green housing for Wisconsin’s tribes
The Capital Times 9/3/08
Quoted: Sue Thering, Landscape Architecture

Milk Toast (photo)
Wisconsin Agriculturist September 2008
Richard Straub, director, CALS Agriculture Research Stations
Molly Jahn, CALS Dean
Alan Fish, UW-Madison associate vice chancellor
Ric Grummer, chairman, UW-Madison Department of Dairy Science

Rural Candidates Receive Endorsements
Agri-View 9/8/2008
Mentioned: Ed Brooks, UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Board of Visitors
Mentioned: Keith Ripp, UW-Madison Farm and Industry Short Course

Charcoal Rot, Other Late-Season Ills May Be Lurking in Soybean Fields
Agri-View 9/11/2008
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
Mentioned: Paul Esker, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Craig Grau, Plant Pathology

Dairy Ingredient Manufacturing Short Course Offered
Agri-View 9/11/2008
Mentioned: UW-Madison Department of Food Science
Mentioned: Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research

Badger Sheep Production Sale Oct. 11
Agri-View 9/4/2008
Mentioned: Dave Thomas, Animal Science

Stone-Front’s High-Type, High-Production Holsteins to Attract Visitors Sept.

Agri-View 9/11/2008
Quoted: Andy Buttles (BS ’96 – Dairy Science)

‘Mystery’ Grass Might Be Boon For Graziers
Agri-View 9/11/2008
Quoted: Mike Casler, USDA Dairy Forage Research Center

AgrAbility program helps keep farmers in business
Country Today 9/10/2008 (subscription)
Quoted: Mary Beck, AgrAbility

Big cheeses
Country Today 9/10/2008 (subscription) Pg 1C
Quoted: Gary Grossen, cheesemaker, UW Babcock Dairy Plant

Class III price slips on more stocks, less demand
Country Today 9/10/2008 (subscription) Pg 7C
Quoted: Robert Cropp, Ag & Applied Economics (emeritus)

Topics of Interest

A Fatty Acid May Help Your Body Burn Fat
The Wall Street Journal 9/9/08
Quoted: Leah D. Whigham, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mentioned: The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

High-profile professor returns to UW
The Badger Herald 9/3/08
Quoted: Jon Pevehouse, Political Science

Kikkoman to open food lab in Madison 9/9/08

Oshkosh fair trade policy weak
The Badger Herald 9/10/08
Editorial by Sam Klegg