CALS in the News – June 29 – July 3, 2009

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…
Sequencing effort to chart ants and their ecosystem
University News Service 6/26/2009
Quoted: Cameron Currie, Bacteriology
Video interview with Currie

Dairy Dilemma: There’s a whole lot of choices in the milk aisle these days
The Journal Times Racine 6/23/2009
Quoted: J. “Rusty” Bishop, Food Science

Low-Sodium, Low-Fat Cheese a Challenge
Food Product Design 6/25/2009
Quoted: Mark Johnson, Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research

Tula Foods rides wave of new yogurt products
Chicago Tribune 6/29/2009
Quoted: KJ Burrington, Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research

Tree Of Life Calls International Show ‘A Tremendous Success’
Natural Products Insider 6/29/2009
Mentioned: Dean Sommer, Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research

Don’t let mosquitoes bug you this summer

The Janesville Gazette 6/29/2009
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

Back to nature: Getting kids to rediscover the great outdoors
The Capital Times 7/1/2009
Quoted: Sam Dennis, Landscape Architecture

Committee working on Earn-A-Buck alternatives
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 6/27/2009
Mentioned: Dave MacFarland, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

UW Dairy Science Graduated Excels in Young Scientist Competition
Wisconsin Agriculturist 7/2/2009
Quoted: Lindley Reilly, Student, Dairy Science
Quoted: Michel Wattiaux, Dairy Science

State FSA director named
Country Today 7/1/2009 (subscription) Pg 1
Mentioned: Ben Brancel, Advisor, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Cheese prices below support levels
Country Today 7/1/2009 (subscription) Pg 5C
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Ag & Applied Economics

Of Interest

Farmers plant more corn than expected in 2009
Country Today 6/30/2009

State Soybean Acres Up, While Corn Acres Decline in 2009
Wisconsin Ag Connection 7/2/2009