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CALS in the News – Nov. 9-13

CALS in the News
11/9-13/2009
News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

Weighing the costs and benefits, drinking raw milk is a raw deal
CALS news 10/5/09
Quoted: Barbara Ingham, UW-Extension food safety specialist at UW-Madison
http://news.ecals.cals.wisc.edu/newsDisplay.asp?id=1870

Dairy Day at Arlington Dec. 9

Agri-View 11/15/2009
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2009/11/12/dairy_news/dairy_briefs/dairybrief04.txt

Radunz Feels at Home in UW-Extension Beef Specialist Position
Agri-View 11/12/2009
Quoted: Amy Radunz, Animal Science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2009/11/12/features/feature01.txt

Bohn Joins Animart AS Client Services Representative
Agri-View 11/12/2009
Mentioned: Shelly Bohn, Dairy Science Alumni
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2009/11/12/dairy_news/dairy_briefs/dairybrief06.txt

Cropp to Lenders: Milk Prices Should Keep Climbing
Agri-View 11/12/2009
Quoted: Robert Cropp, Ag & Applied Economics
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2009/11/12/dairy_news/dairy01.txt

Debbie Crave Receives Highest Award From UW-Madison CALS

Wisconsin Ag Connection 11/13/2009
Quoted: Molly Jahn, Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
http://www.wisconsinagconnection.com/story-state.php?Id=1367&yr=2009

UW Research Farms Feed Many

Wisconsin Farm Report 10/25/2009
Quoted: Bryan Bowen, Rhinelander Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Hancock Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station
http://www.wisconsinfarmreport.com/News-81-UW-Research-Farms-Feed-Many.html

UW offers Vegetable Storage Crops Workshops in Hudson and Madison

Wisconsin State Farmer 11/12/2009
Quoted: John Hendrickson, University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
http://www.wisfarmer.com/content/features/stories/DATED-CALS-11-13.php

Curiosities: How do squirrels find the food they squirrel away come spring?

Wisconsin State Journal 11/8/2009
Quoted: Scott Craven, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/article_9f13f604-bfde-5654-b60a-631fef117001.html

Cranberries are on the Menu at Campus Lecture Series
eCALS News
Mentioned: CALS lecture series
http://www.cals.wisc.edu/wibest/

Chancellor Announces First Madison Initiative Awards
Media Newswire 11/9/09
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
http://media-newswire.com/release_1105494.html

A look at the first MIU proposals approved for future
Badger Herald 11/11/09
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
http://badgerherald.com/news/2009/11/11/a_look_at_the_first_.php

Of Interest

Reuters
11/10/2009
Special coverage: The future of food

Food: Is Monsanto the answer or the problem?
http://www.reuters.com/article/newsOne/idUSTRE5AA05520091111

The fight over the future of food
http://www.reuters.com/article/domesticNews/idUSTRE5A909H20091110

Is Africa selling out its farmers?
http://www.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSTRE5AB08Q20091112

India’s food dilemma: high prices or shortages

http://www.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSTRE5AB08W20091112

Q+A: Why is the number of hungry people rising?

http://www.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSTRE5AB1RX20091112

Conditions in place for new food crisis, FAO warns

http://www.reuters.com/article/worldNews/idUSTRE5A85NH20091109

World’s hungry reach more than 1 billion in ’09: U.N.
http://www.reuters.com/article/topNews/idUSTRE59D18D20091014

World population and agricultural aid

http://blogs.reuters.com/commodity-corner/2009/11/10/world-population-and-agricultural-aid/

Millions Fed: some solutions close at hand
http://blogs.reuters.com/commodity-corner/2009/11/11/millions-fed-some-solutions-close-at-hand/

Millions Fed: Proven Successes in Agricultural Development (video)


International Food Policy Research Institute
http://www.ifpri.org/book-5826/ourwork/programs/2020-vision-food-agriculture-and-environment/millions-fed-intiative

Monsanto Facing ‘Distrust’ as it seeks to Stop DuPont
Bloomberg 11/11/09
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601109&sid=aii_24MDZ8SU&pos=12

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