CALS in the News: January 26-30, 2009

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

CALS in the News

Video: 5 a.m. (Dairy Cattle Center)
77 Square 1/28/09
Mentioned: UW-Madison’s Dairy Cattle Center
Quoted: Kristen Thompson: Dairy Science graduate student

PEPS contest honors top profits
The Country Today 1/28/2009 (subscription) Pg 1
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

Fertilizer markets remain volatile
Country Today 1/28/2009 (subscription) Pg 3D
Quoted: Matt Ruark, Soil Science

Crop Insurance: 2009 Changes and Hints
Agri-View 1/21/2009
Quoted: Paul Mitchell, Ag & Applied Economics

Reader Questions Differences in MILC Predictions
Agri-View 1/29/2009
Quoted: Robert Cropp, Ag & Applied Economics

Cattle Handling Systems Save Time, Tempers
Agri-View 1/29/2009
Quoted: David Kammel, Biological Systems Engineering

UW Collegiate FFA to Host Largest-Ever Hockey Extravaganza
Wisconsin Agriculturist 1/26/2009
Quoted: Sheri Nelson, VP UW-Madison Collegiate FFA

Topics of Interest

All of us must take steps to clean up lakes, UW speaker says
The Capitol Times 1/28/09

UW researchers: Climate change could increase disease-spreading insects
The Capitol Times 1/27/09

Cutting calories may boost memory
CNN 1/26/09