CALS in the News: March 23-27, 2009

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

CALS in the News

Notorious pine beetle may be misunderstood
The Vancouver Sun 03/21/09
Quoted: Cameron Currie, Entomology

Despite hard times, new UW buildings get tentative green light
The Capital Times 03/24/09
Mentioned: Great Lake Bioenergy Research Center

Assembly committee hears mixed signals about ag economy
Country Today 3/25/2009 (subscription) Pg 4A
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Ag & Applied Economics

Barron County names top young farmers
Country Today 3/25/2009 (subscription) Pg 3A
Mentioned: Will Cordes, BS ’92 – Dairy Science

Seminar schedule covers range of topics
Country Today 3/25/2009 (subscription) Pg 36
Mentioned: Kevin Shinners, Biological Systems Engineering

Manure Handling Systems, Manure Gas Report Offers Safety Solutions
Agri-View 3/25/2009
Quoted: Cheryl Skjolaas, interim director, University of Wisconsin Center
for Ag Safety and Health

Gifting Farm Assets, Like-Kind Trades Explored
Agri-View 3/25/2009
Quoted: Phil Harris, Ag & Applied Economics

Tillage Management Workshop March 31
Agri-View 3/25/2009
Mentioned: Dick Wolkowsk, Soil Science

AWA Breakfast on the Farm Slated for April 26
Wisconsin Ag Connection 3/27/2009
Mentioned: UW Association of Women in Agriculture

Wisconsin Dairy Expert Educates on Distillers Grains in Rations
Wisconsin Ag Connection 3/26/2009
Quoted: Randy Shaver, Dairy Science

Diagnostic Workshop to Help Fresh Market Vegetable Growers
Wisconsin Ag Connection 3/26/2009
Mentioned: Hancock Ag Research Station

Topics of Interest

Is a food revolution now in season?
New York Times 03/21/09

Big cheese an out-of-stater? No whey!
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 3/19/2009

Eco-construction sites
The Daily Cardinal 03/12/09