CALS in the News – June 22-26

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…
UW Landscape student project could benefit Tomah
The Tomah Journal 6/22/2009
Mentioned: Department of Landscape Architecture

Carb synthesis sheds light on promising tuberculosis drug target
University News Service 6/22/2009
Quoted: Laura Kiessling, Biochemistry

Scientists and public differ on views about nanotechnology regulation
University News Service 6/19/2009
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, Life Sciences Communication

Rumen Microbes Research Leads to Alltech Young Scientist Award
Agri-View 6/25/2009
Quoted: Lindley Reilly, Student, Dairy Science

Winter Wheat Plant Height Doesn’t Predict Yield
Agri-View 6/25/2009
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

Giant Ragweed Suspect For Glyphosate Resistance Monitored in Wisconsin
Agri-View 6/25/2009
Quoted: Chris Boerboom, Agronomy

Forage event will be July 1
Country Today 6/24/2009 (subscription) Pg 6C
Mentioned: Kevin Shinners, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Brian Holmes, Biological Systems Engineering

Field day set in Marshfield
Country Today 6/24/2009 (subscription) Pg 6C
Mentioned: Marshfield Agricultural Research Station

Second Spud, Berry and Dairy Tour planned
Country Today 6/24/2009 (subscription) Pg 4A
Mentioned: Marshfield Agricultural Research Station

Workshop covers summer horse care
Country Today 6/24/2009 (subscription) Pg 5B
Quoted: Liv Sandberg, Animal Science

Of Interest

1.02 Billion People Hungry: One Sixth Of Humanity Undernourished, More Than Ever Before
Science Daily 6/20/2009

Projected food, energy demands seen to outpace production
University News Service 6/25/2009