CALS in the News, September 22-26, 2008

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

Monsanto aids UW plant breeding with $1 million gift
The Capital Times 9/21/08
Quoted: Molly Jahn, CALS Dean

Interview with Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communications
Wisconsin Public Radio 9/24/08

Is America ready for a black president?
The Capital Times 9/24/08
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communications

Dairy short course long on influence for foreign visitors
Country Today 09/24/2008 (subscription) Pg 9C
Quoted: Karen Nielsen, Babcock Institute for International Dairy Research
and Development

Canadian cattle back at Expo
Country Today 09/24/2008 (subscription) Pg 27 Dairy Expo
Quoted: Laura Herschleb (BS Dairy Science)

Sauk farmer says no-till improves soil quality
Country Today 09/24/2008 (subscription) Pg 7C
Quoted: Dick Wolkowski, Soil Science

Free Soybean Grain Quality Testing Offered
Agri-View 09/25/2008
Mentioned: UW-Madison Department of Agronomy

‘Many Voices, One World’ Unite at International Forum For Women in Dairying
Agri-View 09/25/2008
Mentioned: Molly Jahn, Dean, UW Madison College of Agricultural and Life

McGuirk Contributes to World Dairy Expo
Agri-View 09/25/2008
Mentioned: Jim Crowley, Dairy Science (emeritus)
Mentioned: Terry Howard, Dairy Science (emeritus)

UW Farm & Industry Short Course Enrollment Due Oct. 1
Agri-View 09/25/2008
Mentioned: Farm & Industry Short Course

ID That Weed With a New Online, Interactive Weed Identification Tool
Agri-View 09/25/2008
Mentioned: Mark Renz, Agronomy

Nominations For Wisconsin Meat Industry Hall of Fame Due Nov. 1
Agri-View 09/25/2008
Mentioned: Elton “Abe” Aberle, Animal Science

A New Milk Price Insurance Program Has Begun
Agri-View 09/25/2008
Quoted: Brian Gould, Ag & Appled Economics

Free Soybean Cyst Nematode Testing is Available For Growers
Agri-View 09/25/2008
Mentioned: Colleen Smith, Agronomy

Topics of Interest

Calvin L. Beale dies at 85; demographer studied rural population trends
Los Angeles Times 9/24/08

The Claim: Grape Juice Has the Same Benefits as Red Wine
New York Times 9/22/08

Federal Prosecutors Probe Food-Price Collusion
The Wall Street Journal 9/23/08
Quoted: Peter Carstensen, University of Wisconsin law professor