CALS in the News July 13-17, 2009

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

UW-Madison professor wins national science award
Capital Times 7/10/2009
Quoted: Cameron Currie, Bacteriology

State’s bear population three times higher than thought
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 7/13/2009
Quoted: Timothy R. Van Deelen, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

“Las elecciones presidenciales de 2010 son fascinantes”: Hernando Rojas 7/10/2009 (video, en espanol)
Quoted: Hernando Rojas, Life Sciences Communication

The Xerces Society Receives $458,000 from the NRCS Conservation Innovation Program
The Xerces Society web site 7/14/2009
Mentioned: University of Wisconsin Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
Mentioned: UW Department of Entomology

Spooner Dairy Sheep Day set
Country Today 7/15/2009 (subscription) Pg 10A
Mentioned: Spooner Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Yves Berger, Animal Science
Mentioned: Claire Mikolayunas, Animal Science

CWT announces another bidding round
Country Today 7/15/2009 (subscription) Pg 5C
Quoted: Brian Gould, Ag & Applied Economics

Second dairy herd buyout could be as big as first
Country Today 7/15/2009 (subscription) Pg 8C
Quoted: Brian Gould, Ag & Applied Economics

Learning is all in the family at Grandparents University
UW-Communications 7/14/2009
Mentioned: Soil Science
Mentioned: Nutritional Science
Mentioned: Allen Centennial Gardens

Start Scouting for Soybean Aphids Immediately
Agri-View 7/15/2009
Quoted: Eileen Cullen, Entomology

Wisconsin Alumni to Gather At FTD
Agri-View 7/15/2009
Mentioned: Molly Jahn, Dean, UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Ben Brancel, Advisor, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Swine Program Team to Address Industry Issues
Agri-View 7/15/2009
Mentioned: UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS)

Debbie Crave Works Beside Husband in Farmstead Cheese
Agri-View 7/15/2009
Quoted: Debbie Crave, Alumni, BS ’81 – Horticulture, Forest Science

Healthy Grown Potato Farms: Restoration Standard
Agri-View 7/15/2009
Quoted: Deana Knuteson, UW-Madison Nutrient and Pest Management Program

Ag Plastic Disposal Dilemma: Solutions Emerging?
Agri-View 7/15/2009
Quoted: Brian Holmes, Biological Systems Engineering

Of Interest

U.S. Farmers Prefer Biotech
Agri-View 7/15/2009

Biotech leader Monsanto jumps back into wheat
Reuters 7/14/2009