CALS in the News: Jan. 12-16

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

Study: Nations that sow food crops for biofuel may reap less than expected
The Capital Times 1/13/09
Mentioned: Tracey Holloway, Nelson Institute’s Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment
Quoted: Matt Johnston, Nelson Institute’s Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment

Cheese values plunge
Wisconsin Radio Network 1/12/09
Interview: Thom Kriegl, UW Center for Dairy Profitability

Price cuts hurt Wisconsin dairy farmers
The Post-Crescent 1/12/09
Quoted: Brian Gould, Agriculture and Applied Economics

How sweet it is: Sugar substitute rebiana OK’d
Wisconsin State Journal 1/09/09
Quoted: Susan Nitzke, Nutritional Sciences

NBAF Debate to Be Subject of Academic Study
City Pages 1/07/09
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communications

Common Soil Mineral Degrades Prion
Quoted: Joel Pedersen, Soil Science

Price cuts hurt Wisconsin dairy farmers
Appleton Post-Crescent 1/12/2009
Quoted: Brian Gould, Ag & Applied Economics

Meetings focus on farm economics
Country Today 1/14/2009 (subscription) Pg 7A
Quoted: Brian Gould, Ag & Applied Economics
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Dairy specialist: Later pregnancy checks best
Country Today 1/14/2009 (subscription) Pg 6C
Quoted: Paul Fricke, Dairy Science

Ag experts to tour northern counties
Country Today 1/14/2009 (subscription) Pg 6C
Mentioned: Dick Wolkowski, Soil Science

Conference to cover food, fuel
Country Today 1/14/2009 (subscription) Pg 3C
Mentioned: Pat Walsh, Biological Systems Engineering

UW-Madison Wins Alpharma Student Video Contest
Agri-View 1/15/2009
Mentioned: UW-Madison

Agri-View Welcomes New Managing Editor and Assistant Editor
Agri-View 9/15/2009
Mentioned: Adrian Crabb, Horticulture, Life Science Communication (alumni)
Mentioned: Kelsi Hendrickson, Dairy Science, Life Science Communication

Agronomy Update: Soybeans and Forage
Agri-View 9/15/2009
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
Quoted: Dan Undersander, Agronomy

Agronomy Update: Highlights, Corn Relative Maturity
Agri-View 1/15/2009
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Leonard’s Barn Quilt Symbolic of ‘Road Home’
Agri-View 1/15/2009
Mentioned: UW-Madison Farm and Industry Short Course

Corn/Soy EXPO to Broadcast US Farm Report
Agri-View 1/15/2009
Mentioned: Molly Jahn, Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Topics of Interest

UW finding could be ‘first step’ in fight against chronic wasting disease prion
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 1/14/09

Finding right bites
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 1/12/08

Business souring fast in state’s dairy industry
San Francisco Chronicle 1/12/2009