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CALS in the News, October 6-10, 2008

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

CALS in the News

Which potential applicants’ alma maters would you have confidence have well-prepared their graduates for dairy industry success?
Progressive Dairy Publishing
Mentioned: UW-Madison

Pine beetles could be new source of antibiotics: research
Cananda.com 10/4/08
Quoted: Cameron Currie: Bacteriology

AgTech Fund in Madison targets $200 million for agricultural production
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 10/5/08
Mentioned: UW-Madison

Water hub taps into future
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 10/4/08
Mentioned: UW-Madison

A resurgence of cheese
fdlreporter.com 10/5/08
Brian Gould, Agriculture and Applied Economics

Public meeting on hunger set
The Capital Times 10/6/08
Quoted: Jane Voichick, retired professor from the UW-Madison Department of Nutritional Sciences

Investors hope to sow farming advances
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 10/5/08
Mentioned: Molly Jahn, CALS dean; Hector F. DeLuca, Biochemistry

Professor wants to rename Campus Drive after Warfarin discoverer
Wisconsin State Journal 10/5/08
Quoted: David Nelson, Biochemistry

CALS to Honor Five with Honorary Recognition
Wisconsin Ag Connection – 10/07/2008
Mentioned: Robert A. Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics (emeritus)
Mentioned: James Behnke, The Pillsbury Company
Mentioned: Linda Bochert, Michael, Best and Friedrich LLP
Mentioned: Peter Giacomini, AgSource Cooperative Services
Mentioned: Richard Renk, Renk Seed Company

Milk prices weaken on softer demand
Country Today 10/08/2008 Pg 7C (subscription)
Quoted: Robert Cropp, Ag & Applied Economics (emeritus)

Halbach Will Be New Director of UW-FISC
Agri-View 10/09/2008
Quoted: Molly Jahn, Dean, CALS
Quoted: Ted Halbach, Dairy Science, Farm and Industry Short Course

Five to Be Honored By UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
at Oct. 23 Banquet
Agri-View 10/09/2008
Mentioned: Robert A. Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics (emeritus)
Mentioned: James Behnke, The Pillsbury Company
Mentioned: Linda Bochert, Michael, Best and Friedrich LLP
Mentioned: Peter Giacomini, AgSource Cooperative Services
Mentioned: Richard Renk, Renk Seed Company

UW-Madison Symposium Looks At Producing More On a Smaller Footprint
Agri-View 10/09/2008
Mentioned: UW-Madison Renk Agribusiness Institute

Dairy Shrine Honors Youth With Awards, Scholarships
Agri-View 10/09/2008
Mentioned: Linda Behling, Dairy Science Alumni
Mentioned: Ashley Sprengeler, Dairy Science Alumni

State’s Multi-Billion Dollar Dairy Industry Showcased in Television
Broadcast
Agri-View 10/09/2008
Mentioned: UW-Madison Badger Dairy Camp

Scientists on Cellulosic Fuel: Avoid Mistakes Before They Happen
New York Times 10/01/08
Base on Science magazine article co-authored by David Mladenoff

Topics of Interest
Don’t Blame Biofuels for Food Crisis
Wired 10/7/08

Honey to treat burns? Sweet.
CBC News 10/8/08

Living with the Rusty Red Menace
Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine, October 2008

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