CALS in the News: Sept. 12-19, 2008

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

A Brewing Relationship
NBC-15 9/17/08
Quoted: Moll Jahn, CALS Dean

State’s Milk Production Is Increasing
Wisconsin State Journal 9/11/08
Mentioned: Bob Cropp, dairy economist and professor emeritus of CALS Department of Agriculture an Applied Economics

Stellar Students
Herald Times 9/15/08 (print)
Interviewed: Mitch Kappelman, son of CALS alumnus and BOV member Pete Kappelman

Wisconsin Milk Production Could Exceed Plant Capacity
The Daily Kenoshan 9/8/2008
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Ag and Applied Economics (emeritus)

Increased milk poses capacity challenges
The Chicago Tribune 9/11/2008
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Ag and Applied Economics (emeritus)

Too Much Milk in Wisconsin
WEAU News 13 Eau Claire 9/17.2008
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Ag and Applied Economics (emeritus)

MillerCoors To Donate Brewing Equipment To UW-Madison
WISN TV Milwaukee 9/17/2008
Mentioned: UW Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

UW-Madison brews up a good relationship with MillerCoors
University of Wisconsin News 9/15/2008
Quoted: Jo Handelsman, Bacteriology
Mentioned: Jon Roll, Bacteriology

Changes continue in dairy industry
Country Today 9/17/2008 (subscription Pg 7C)
Mentioned: Bruce Jones, Ag & Applied Economics
Mentioned: Robert Cropp, Ag & Applied Economics (emeritus)

Nutritionist works to practice what he preaches
Country Today 9/17/2008 (subscription Pg 4C)
Quoted: Bill Keough, (BS ’88) Agronomy, Animal Science

Never too old
Country Today 9/17/2008 (subscription Pg 1C)
Mentioned: Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers

Ag Education and Workforce Development Council Members Named
Agri-View 9/18/2008
Mentioned: Gary Olson (BS ’97) Agricultural Education

Don’t Leave Soybean Yield Behind at Harvest

Agri-View 9/18/2008
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

End-of-Season Stalk Test Helps With Future Nitrogen Decisions
Agri-View 9/18/2008
Quoted: Nancy Drummy, UW Discovery Farms

Topics of Interest

Tracking the ebb and flow of rural America, one number at a time

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 9/13/08

Kikkoman R&D lab symbolizes ties between agriculture, tech, and trade
Wisconsin Technology Network 9/12/08

8 Madison-area companies get clean-energy grants, loans
Wisconsin State Journal 9/16/08

Reap Celebrates Food For Thought
Wisconsin State Journal 9/12/08

FDA proposes approval process for genetically engineered animals
LA Times 9/18/2008

UW Scientists Predict Plants and Biomass Will Be Transportation Fuel Of Future
Wisconsin Public Radio 9/18/08

Grass to gas: UW scientists convert plants into vehicle fuel
Capital Time 9/18/08