CALS in the News: October 20-24, 2008

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

CALS in the News

A canary in the forest
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 10/17/08
Quoted: David Mladenoff, Wildlife and Forest Ecology

A Legal Scramble Over Egg Prices
Kansas CW 10/20/08
Quoted: Brent Hueth, director of the University of Wisconsin’s Center for Cooperatives

The Milk subsidy:Obama, yes; McCain, no
Wisconsin State Journal 10/22/08
Quoted: Ed Jesse, Dairy Science

Spring Green dairy farmers look forward to new barn
The Capital Times 10/16/08
Mentioned: UW-Madison Short Farm Course, UW-Madison College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Beginning farmer school offered
Country Today 10/22/2008 (Subscription) Pg 8B
Mentioned: School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers

Filling need
Country Today 10/22/2008 (Subscription) Pg 1D
Mentioned: UW-Madison Renk Agribusiness Institute

Using and Understanding Sheep EPDs When Purchasing Sheep
Agri-View 10/23/2008
Quoted: Dave Thomas, Animal Sciences

A Book Review on Old Farm By Jerry Apps
Agri-View 10/23/2008
Quoted: Jerry Apps, Continuing and Vocational Education (emeritus)

Incorporating Grass With Alfalfa May Produce Better Feed and Better Fields
Agri-View 10/23/2008
Quoted: David Combs, Dairy Science

Courses to Cover Greenhouses, Garden Centers, Landscaping
Agri-View 10/23/2008
Mentioned: Department of Horticulture
Mentioned: UW Farm and Industry Short Course

Topics of Interest

UW to promote environment during football game 10/19/08

Study finds viruses in Madison’s wells
Wisconsin State Journal 10/18/08