CALS in the News: November 24-28, 2008

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

650,000 expected afield for state gun deer hunt
Green Bay Press Gazette 11/22/08
Mentioned: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

Many enjoy an outstanding opening day of gun-deer season
Wausau Daily Herald 11/23/08
Quoted: Heather Sage, Entomology student

Ticks being tested during deer hunting
WKOW-TV 27 11/22/08
Quoted: Que Lan, Entomology

Researchers use hunt to search for deer ticks
Wisconsin State Journal 11/22/08
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

Gun deer hunt opens (video)
NBC 26 11/24/08
Mentions deer tick researcher being conducted by UW Entomology department (around 2:45 mark)

Patty Loew: Thanksgiving traditions all based on myths
The Capital Times 11/24/08
Editorial by Patty Loew, Life Science Communications

Pumping life into septic tank
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 11/21/08
Mentioned: Brian Holmes, Biological Systems Engineering

Give thanks? Science supersized your turkey dinner
Wired Science 11/25/08
Quoted: Bill Tracy, Agronomy

Value vitamins hard to swallow
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 11/24/08
Quoted: Sherry Tanumihardjo, Nutritional Sciences

Projects aimed at raising biomass value
Country Today 11/26/2008 (subcription) Pg 5A
Quoted: Kevin Shinners, Biological Systems Engineering

Switchgrass study needs more data to make conclusion
Country Today 11/26/2008 (subcription) Pg 5A
Mentioned: Lancaster Agricultural Research Station

Symposium Offered Plenty of Food for Thought
Agri-View 11/27/2008
Quoted: Randy Fortenberry, Ag & Applied Economics
Quoted: Steve Ventura, Soils
Quoted: Brent McCown, Wisconsin Institute for Sustainable Agriculture

There’s No Hiding Thistles in Pastures
Agri-View 11/27/2008
Quoted: Mark Renz, Agronomy
Mentioned: Jerry Doll, Agronomy emeritus

When It Comes to Pregnancy Checks, Later May Better Than Sooner, Says UW Dairy Specialist
Agri-View 11/27/2008
Quoted: Paul Fricke, Dairy Science

Wisconsin Corn Growers National Leaders
Agri-View 11/27/2008
Mentioned: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Topics of Interest

Madison biotech raises $18M in financing
The Business Journal of Milwaukee 11/24/08

UW’s Union South to be replaced with larger, more environmentally friendly facility
WKOW 27 11/2/08

Does it work? AquaGlobes promises to water plants for you
WKOW 27 11/24/08

157th year of gun deer hunt in Wisconsin kicks off Saturday
WQOW-TV 18 11/20/08