CALS in the News: February 9-13, 2009

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

CALS in the News

Evolutionary Road (video)
Quoted: Sean Carroll, Genetics

Video: Darwin’s effect on society
The Capital Times 02/04/09
Interviewed: Ron Seely, Life Sciences Communications

Huth Selected As Cattleman of the Year
Agri-View 2/4/2009
Quoted: Jerry Huth, BS, ’73 Animal Science

U.S. dairy farms in crisis as prices turn sour
Reuters 02/09/09
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics

New digs for University of Wisconsin-Madison’s student radio station
Wisconsin State Journal 02/10/09
Quoted: Dave Black, Life Sciences Communications

Darwin’s Theory: Too Big To Publish
NPR 02/11/09- Text and Podcast
Quoted: Sean Carrol, Genetics

Turning biomass into biofuel
Scientists Live 02/11/09
Quoted: Ronald Raines, Biochemistry

Cattleman of the Year in industry since his 4-H days
Country Today 2/11/2009 (subscription) Pg 1
Quoted: Jerry Huth, BS, ’73 Animal Science

Governor proposes switch to campus biomass boiler
Country Today 2/11/2009 (subscription) Pg 2A
Mentioned: UW-Madison Charter Street Power Plant

Food Scientist Explains Tests That Count Bacteria in Milk
Agri-View 2/12/2009
Quoted: Scott Rankin, Food Science

WDPA Offers Bradley Scholarship
Agri-View 2/12/2009
Mentioned: Robert Bradley, Food Science

Diercks Elected Ag Board Chair
Agri-View 2/12/2009
Mentioned: Andy Diercks, Alumni
Richard Cates, UW Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers

Royal Flush Dairy Working Well For Pederson
Agri-View 2/12/2009
Quoted: Stephen Pederson, BS ’87 – Dairy Science

Topics of Interest

UW-Madison to convert heating plant that burns gas, biomass
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 02/06/09

Darwin celebrated, despite controversy, on his 200th birthday
USA Today 02/10/09

Ethanol, Just Recently a Savior, Is Struggling
The New York Times 02/12/09