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CALS in the News: March 2-6, 2009

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

CALS in the News

Awards in business
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 03/01/09
Mentioned: Ann Palmenberg, biochemistry
Mentioned: M. Thomas Record, biochemistry

Dairy Store, Film Festival Create New Ice Cream Flavor (Video)
WISC-TV 3 03/03/09
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Store

Personnel disputes sours landmark Wisconsin dairy store
The State 03/04/09
Quoted: Bill Klein, Babcock Dairy Store

Wisconsin Governor Doyle Promotes Wisconsin Energy Proposals with Obama Administration Officials
All-American Patriot 03/04/09
Mentioned: UW-Madison Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center

Parents wonder whether Madison’s school lunches are healthy for kids
The Capital Times 03/04/09
Quoted: Monica Theis, Food Sciences

UW-Madison fires manager of landmark dairy store
Country Today 3/4/2009
Quoted; Bill Klein, Babcock Dairy Store

Sustainable-ag center’s future is uncertain
Country Today 3/4/2009 (subscription) Pg 1A
Mentioned: Brent McCown, Horticulture
Quoted: Dean Molly Jahn
Mentioned: Michelle Miller, CIAS

Hopping business
Country Today 3/4/2009 (subscription) Pg 1A
Quoted: James Altwies, MS ’99 – Horticulture

Bollman leaving Jefferson Extension post
Country Today 3/4/2009 (subscription) Pg 5B
Mentioned: Ken Bolton, Center for Dairy Profitability

CWT program trying to build participation
Country Today 3/4/2009 (subscription) Pg 5C
Mentioned: Robert Cropp, Ag & Applied Economics (emeritus)

Is Sustainability Center sustainable?
The Isthmus 03/05/09
Mentioned: Brent McCown, Horticulture
Quoted: Dean Molly Jahn

Tomandls Talk About ‘Growing Up Alongside Grass’
Agri-View 3/5/2009
Mentioned: UW-Madison Farm and Industry Short Course

Wisconsin FFA Chapter Receives Grant For Biofuel Research
Agri-View 3/5/2009
Quoted: Craig Kohn, BS ’08 – Agricultural Education, BSE ’08 – Biology

Website Offers Help Calculating Cost of Producing Milk
Agri-View 3/5/2009
Quoted: Ken Bolton, UW Center for Dairy Profitability

Farmland Values: It’s Been Quite A Ride
Agri-View 3/5/2009
Quoted: Arlin Brannstrom, UW Center for Dairy Profitability

Local foods effort garners support
Wisconsin Agriculturist 3/2009 Pg 8
Quoted: Sara Tedeschi, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Limit ash content in hay and silage
Wisconsin Agriculturist 3/2009 Pg 36
Quoted: Dan Undersander, Agronomy

Here’s looking at ewe
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 3/2009 Pg 44
Quoted: Ray Antoniewicz, Animal Science (emeritus)

Wisconsin dairy experts paint grim price picture
Wisconsin Agriculturist 3/2009 Pg 5
Quoted: Robert Cropp, Ag & Applied Economics (emeritus)

Too much of a good thing
Wisconsin Agriculturist 3/2009 Pg 12
Mentioned: Robert Cropp, Ag & Applied Economics (emeritus)

MODERNIZATION: Building for a dairy future
Eastern DairyBusiness Magazine 3/2009
Quoted: David Kammel, Biological Systems Engineering
Alumni in the News

Taking care of cow’s business
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 02/28/09
Quoted: Jim Ostrom, Agricultural Economics (B.S., ’92)