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CALS in the News – Sept. 7-11

CALS in the News
9/7-11/2009
News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

Tillage talk: Expo returns after nearly a decade
Country Today 9/9/2009 (subscription) Pg 5A
Mentioned: Brian Holmes, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Dick Wolkowski, Soil Science
http://www.thecountrytoday.com/

College’s department drops ‘rural’ from name
Country Today 9/2/2009 (subscription) Pg 6B
Quoted: Daniel Kleinman, Community and Environmental Sociology
http://www.thecountrytoday.com/

Class III milk price shows improvement

Country Today 9/9/2009 (subscription) Pg 7C
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Ag & Applied Economics (emeritus)
http://www.thecountrytoday.com/

Official: Milk price could rise this year

Country Today 9/9/2009 (subscription) Pg 5C
Quoted: Brian Gould, Ag & Applied Economics
http://www.thecountrytoday.com/

Welcome mat is out at Garden Door
Country Today 9/9/2009 (subscription) Pg D1
Mentioned: Peninsular Agricultural Research Station
Quoted: Dick Weidman, Superintendent
http://www.thecountrytoday.com/

Agronomist tracks reasons for ‘year of the yellow soybean
Wisconsin State Farmer 8/31/2009
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
http://www.wisfarmer.com/content/headline_news/stories/Front-A-Ray-Conley-9-4.php

Registration open for inaugural Women’s Ag Leadership Summit
Wisconsin State Farmer 8/31/2009
Mentioned: Gabriela Cezar, Animal Science
Mentioned: Molly Jahn, Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
http://www.wisfarmer.com/content/features/stories/DATED-AWA-9-4.php

Putting up top-quality corn silage
Wisconsin State Farmer 8/31/2009
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy
http://www.wisfarmer.com/content/quick_shots/stories/Front-A-Carole-silage-9-4.php

Planting Saved Wheat Seed Not Recommended

Agri-View 9/11/2009
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2009/09/10/crop_news/crops03.txt

Special Considerations For 2009/10 Wheat

Agri-View 9/11/2009
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2009/09/10/crop_news/crops02.txt

SDS, BSR, White Mold: Have a Look at Your Beans
Agri-View 9/11/2009
Quoted: Paul Esker, Plant Pathology
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2009/09/10/crop_news/crops01.txt

USDA’S Chief Economist to Speak at UW-Madison Sept. 24
Agri-View 9/11/2009
Mentioned: Joe Glauber, PHD ’84 – Agricultural Economics
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2009/09/10/capitol_news/ag_briefs/agbrief05.txt

UW Students Learn Marketing Through Badger Production Sale

Agri-View 9/11/2009
Quoted: Dave Thomas, Animal Science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2009/09/10/livestock_news/livestock02.txt

Downy Mildew Impacting Onions

Agri-View 9/3/2009
Quoted: Alvin Bussan, Horticulture
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2009/09/09/crop_news/crop_connection/cropconnect07.txt

University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers make progress in fight vs. potato blight
Wisconsin State Journal 9/9/2009
Mentioned: David Schwartz, Genetics
http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/education/university/article_496e72b8-9f0e-56b1-b177-6c1ee7befd59.html

Curiosities: Can good-tasting food also be good for you?

Wisconsin State Journal 9/6/2009
Quoted: Franco Milani, Food Science
http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/article_88f7213e-31f7-5cf4-97d6-ee91b0bd4ba2.html

Of Interest

Big Food vs. Big Insurance
The New York Times 9/9/2009
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/10/opinion/10pollan.html?_r=1&emc=eta1

Monsanto’s 2010 Profit to Drop on Roundup Herbicide ‘Implosion’

Bloomberg 9/10/2009
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aAvVqUjgABes#

Recession drives U.S. restaurateurs, diners to trucks
Reuters 9/8/2009
http://www.reuters.com/article/smallBusinessNews/idUSTRE58600H20090908?pageNumber=1&virtualBrandChannel=0

Taking the bite, but not the zing, from cranberries
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 9/8/2009
http://www.jsonline.com/features/food/57717922.html

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