CALS in the News – June 15-19

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

Backyard chickens on the rise, despite neighbors’ clucks
Los Angeles Times 6/15/2009
Quoted: Ron Kean, Animal Science

New FFA president has unfinished work
Country Today 6/17/2009 (subscription) Pg 1
Quoted: BJ Chrisler, Student, Agriscience Education
Mentioned: Nick Palkowski, Student, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Cold spring brings maple leaf fungus
Country Today 6/17/2009 (subscription) Pg 3C
Brian Hudelson, Director, Plant Diagnostic Clinic

Ride raises money for farm school
Country Today 6/17/2009 (subscription) Pg 7A
Quoted: Dick Cates, Director, School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers

Event to showcase new Iron County farm facility
Country Today 6/17/2009 (subscription) Pg 6C
Quoted: Dave Kretzschmar, BS ’83 – Agricultural Economics , Dairy Science

Crooked, Broken Wheat Heads Seen
Agri-View 6/12/2009
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Managed Intensive Grazing a Viable Option
Agri-View 6/10/2009
Mentioned: UW-Center for Dairy Profitability

Nutrient Management Training Available
Agri-View 6/10/2009
Quoted: Kevan Klingberg, UW-Discovery Farms

Zwald Named Vita Plus Dairy Service Specialist
Agri-View 6/10/2009
Mentioned: Annette Zwald, BS ’09 – Dairy Science, Life Sciences Communication

Birthplace of ecological restoration celebrates 75 years
UW News Service 6/17/2009
Quoted: Kevin McSweeney, Soil Science

Of Interest

Philly’s fresh-food triumph: Nationally admired program opens supermarkets for underserved 6/18/2009