CALS in the News: February 16-20, 2009

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

CALS in the News

CALS preparing for state budget crunch
Country Today 2/18/2009 (subscription) Pg 6C
Quoted: Molly Jahn, Dean, CALS
Mentioned: Pam Ruegg, Dairy Science

Former FSA director assumes post at UW-Madison ag college
Country Today 2/18/2009 (subscription) Pg 5B
Quoted: Molly Jahn, Dean, CALS
Quoted: Ben Brancel, CALS State Relations Liaison

Potato farmer elected DATCP chairman
Country Today 2/18/2009 (subscription) Pg 5A
Mentioned: Andy Diercks, BS ’93 – Agricultural Engineering

Becky’s Bakery: Lodi FFA member raises money for cystic fibrosis
Country Today 2/18/2009 (subscription) Pg 1D
Mentioned: UW-Madison Ag & Applied Economics

U.S. sheep industry in transition
Country Today 2/18/2009 (subscription) Pg 1A
Quoted: Dave Thomas, Animal Science

Arlington Sheep Day, Open House Scheduled
Agri-View 2/19/2009
Mentioned: Todd Taylor, Animal Science
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Brush Up on Evaluating Winter Wheat Survival
Agri-View 2/19/2009
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

WDPA Offers Bradley Scholarship
Agri-View 2/19/2009
Mentioned: Bob Bradly, Food Science

Dodge, Richland, Manitowoc County 4-H Teams Top State Dairy Quiz Bowl

Agri-View 2/19/2009
Quoted: Ted Halbach, Farm and Industry Short Course

Ruark Joins Extension As Soil Scientist
Agri-View 2/19/2009
Mentioned: Matt Ruark, Soil Science

Scientists celebrate dawn of Barack Obama’s age of reason
The Times 02/14/09
Quoted: Sean Carroll, Genetics

Topics of Interest

Two biotech firms in Madison strike deal
The Capital Times 2/17/09

Nadav Winer: Biomass boiler a major step for greener future
The Capital Times 2/17/09

Letting scientists off the leash
The New York Times 02/10/09


Jerry Vogt (MS ’88, Urban and Regional Planning)
Passed away 02/15/09 at age 60