CALS in the News, September 29-October 3, 2008

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

CALS in the News

Cross Country: Dairy Expo truly a worldwide event
The Capital Times 9/30/08
Mentioned: UW-Madison Department of Agriculture

Revenge of the Son of the Bride of the Giant Pumpkin Regatta on Lake Mendota
Isthmus 10/2/08
Mentioned: Jim Nienhuis and Irwin Goldman, Horticulture
Grants awarded for state ag projects
The Capital Times 9/30/08
Mentioned: UW-Madison Department of Agriculture

Drinks with…Jon Roll
Wisconsin State Journal 9/27/08
Interviewed: Jon Roll, Bacteriology

A new $5.1 million dairy facility
Midwest DairyBusiness 09/2008 (Pg 10)
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Peak Ridge Capital Announces Launch of Ag Technology Private Equity Fund
Agri-View 9/30/2008
Quoted: Molly Jahn, Dean, UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life
Mentioned: Hector DeLuca, Biochemistry

Seventeen Projects Receive $380,000 in Agriculture Development and Diversity

Agri-View 10/01/2008
Mentioned: West Madison Agricultural Research Station,
Mentioned: Horticulture

University of Minnesota Students Take Top Honors at National Dairy Judging

Agri-View 10/01/2008
Mentioned: UW-Madison Dairy Judging Team

Public Road Safety Exhibitor Honored For Innovative Display
Agri-View 10/01/2008
Mentioned: Cheryl Skjolaas, Farm Safety & Health Center, CALS

Don’t Let Smooth Harvest Season Go Up in Smoke
Agri-View 10/01/2008
Quoted: John Shutske, Associate Dean, UW Extension

Alumnus leaves $400,000 to UW System
Student Voice UW-River Falls
Mentioned: UW-Madison Department of Bacteriology
Topics of Interest
Colleges to perform some environmental oversight
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 9/26/08

Patricia Wittkopp: Fresh eyes on flies
The 9/29/08