CALS in the News July 27-31, 2009

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

Many kids gain weight in summer
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune 7/23/2009
Quoted: Susan Nitzke, Nutritional Science

UW-Madison gets $199,000 from USDA’s AgrAbility program
WKOW TV Madison 7/23/2009
Mentioned: UW-Madison AgrAbility Project

Wausau hit by Dust Bowl-like drought
Wausau Daily Herarld 7/23/2009
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy

UW-Madison: Turfgrass irrigation system helps manage stormwater
Wisconsin Business 7/29/2009
Quoted: Doug Soldat, Soil Science
Mentioned: O.J. Noer Turfgrass Research and Education Facility

More trails, shelters part of proposal in upgrade to Capital Springs Rec Area
Capital Times 7/28/2009
Mentioned: Department of Landscape Architecture

Curiosities: Why are there so many more Canada geese in Wisconsin now?
Wisconsin State Journal 7/27/2009
Quoted: Stan Temple, Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Creating life from scratch is topic of UW symposium
The Capital Times 7/23/2009
Quoted: Aseem Ansari, Biochemistry
Mentioned: Har Gobind Khorana, Biochemistry (emeritus, Nobel Prize)

UW symposium honors genetics pioneer
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 7/29/2009
Quoted: Aseem Ansari, Biochemistry
Mentioned: Har Gobind Khorana, Biochemistry (emeritus, Nobel Prize)

Controversial book focus of UW-Madison project
Country Today 7/29/2009
Quoted: Molly Jahn, Dean, UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Specialist team to focus on swine industry
Country Today 7/22/2009 (subscription) Pg 7C
Mentioned: UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Universities get ag grants
Country Today 7/22/2009 (subscription) Pg 4A
Mentioned: UW-Madison

Wisconsin youths compete at Guernsey convention
Country Today 7/22/2009 (subscription) Pg 6C
Mentioned: Melanie Balinas, Student, Dairy Science, Life Sciences Communications

Birthday girl takes the cake at Trempealeau fair
Country Today 7/22/2009 (subscription) Pg 5A
Quoted: Beth Nelson, Student, Farm and Industry Short Course

Collaborative series to focus on immigrants
Country Today 7/22/2009 (subscription) Pg 1
Mentioned: UW-Madison Program on Agricultural Technology Studies

Tracy’s Research Delivers ‘Supersweet’ Results
Agri-View 7/15/2009
Quoted: Bill Tracy, Agronomy

UW-Madison’s Organic Field Day to Highlight Crop, Livestock Research
Agri-View 7/30/2009
Mentioned: Pamela Ruegg, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Gary Oats, Agronomy
Mentioned: Erin Silva, Agronomy

No Good Reasons to Ignore SCN
Agri-View 7/30/2009
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy

HPPD Injury to Soybeans
Agri-View 7/30/2009
Quoted: Chris Boerboom, Agronomy

Of Interest

Stimulus funds research at Wisconsin universities
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 7/28/2009