CALS in the News: February 23-27, 2009

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

CALS in the News

17 UW faculty get funding
The Capital Times 02/25/09
Mentioned: Jorge Escalante-Semerena, bacteriology
Mentioned: Ronald Raines, biochemistry

UW faculty recognized by American Academy of Microbiology
UW–Madison News 02/23/09
Mentioned: Ann Palmenberg, biochemistry
Mentioned: M. Thomas Record, biochemistry
Mentioned: William Reznikoff (professor emeritus), biochemistry

Immigrants and increasingly important labor force in WI dairies
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 02/24/09
Quoted: Jill Harrison, Rural Sociology

Remarkable Creatures (and getting them fixed)
Scientific American 02/25/09
Interview with Sean Carroll, Genetics (Podcast)

Seeds of diplomacy
Country Today 2/25/2009 (subscription) Pg 1A
Quoted: Col. Martin Leppert, BS ’82 – Meat & Animal Science

Co-op leader: Not all dairy farms are equal
Country Today 2/25/2009 (subscription) Pg 6C
Quoted: Pete Giacomini, BS ’79 – Dairy Science, Agricultural Economics

Discovery Farms project probes tile line functions
Country Today 2/25/2009 (subscription) Pg 6C
Mentioned: Dennis Frame, Discovery Farms Director

Apple Pruning, Grafting Workshops In Chippewa County
Agri-View 2/26/2009
Mentioned: Bob Tomish, Horticulture

Biomass Webinar Set For March 4
Agri-View 2/26/2009
Mentioned: Doug Reinemann, Biological Systems Engineering

Managing Tillage Topic in Spring Valley
Agri-View 2/26/2009
Mentioned: Dick Wolkowski, Soil Science

Wisconsin Beating Glyphosate Resistance?
Agri-View 2/26/2009
Quoted: Chris Boerboom, Agronomy

Potato Researcher In Madison Cited For Achievements
Agri-View 2/26/2009
Mentioned: David Spooner, Horticulture

NMC Elects Directors
Agri-View 2/26/2009
Mentioned: Pamela Ruegg, Dairy Science

Is Sheep Research and Educational Programming at Risk in Wisconsin?
Agri-View 2/26/2009
Mentioned: Dave Thomas, Animal Science
Mentioned: Yves Berger, Animal Science
Mentioned: Todd Taylor, Animal Science