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CALS in the News – Aug. 10-15

Sen. Kohl, FDA Commissioner to discuss food safety in Madison
WKOW-TV 8/10/2009
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Plant

Kohl and FDA rep make case for more aggressive food safety policy
Fox21 News 8/12/2009
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Plant

Kohl and FDA rep urge more aggressive food safety policy; state briefs River Falls Journal 8/12/2009
Mentioned: Babcock Hall Dairy Plant

Curiosities: How long can bacteria live outside the body?
Wisconsin State Journal 8/10/2009
Quoted: Jeri Barak, Plant Pathology

Tomato-killing disease found in Wisconsin
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 8/7/2009
Quoted: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

Sean B. Carroll to receive prize from SDB
The National Center for Science Education 7/24/2009
Mentioned: Sean Carroll, Genetics

Study shows agriculture’s contribution has increased
Country Today 8/12/2009 (subscription) Pg 1
Quoted: Steve Deller, Ag & Applied Economics

Ag enrollments steady at UW schools
Country Today 8/12/2009 (subscription) Pg 5A
Mentioned: UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

New meat specialist hired
Country Today 8/12/2009 (subscription) Pg 2C
Mentioned: Stacy Scramlin, Animal Science

Late blight found on Wisconsin tomato plants
Country Today 8/12/2009 (subscription) Pg 3C
Quoted: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

UW-Madison Dairy Science Program to Hold Preview Day
Wisconsin Ag Connection 8/11/2009
Mentioned: Department of Dairy Science

Silage conference held in U.S.
Farm and Dairy 8/10/2009
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Cates, Dummer & Koepke Appointed to DATCP Board
Wisconsin Ag Connection 8/12/2009
Mentioned: Dick Cates, Director, Wisconsin School for Beginning Dairy and Livestock Farmers

Late Blight Identified in Wisconsin; Gardeners and Growers Need to Be Alert
Agri-View 8/13/2009
Quoted: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology

Higher Supports Should Boost Milk Price 52 Cents
Agri-View 8/13/2009
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Ag & Applied Economic

Dairyland Youth Celebration Recognizes Multiple Award Winners
Agri-View 8/13/2009
Mentioned: Danielle Brown, Student, Dairy Science, Life Sciences Communication

Quam’s Passion For Beef Opens Opportunities
Agri-View 8/13/2009
Quoted: Baily Quam, Student, Animal Science

Larson Acres Public Comment Session Illustrates Local Economic Impact/Education Opportunity
Agri-View 8/13/2009
Quoted: Michel Wattioux, Dairy Science

Of Interest

Cheesy Collateral Keeps Italian Credit Flowing Amid Recession
Bloomberg (with video)