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CALS in the News: Nov. 30–Dec. 4, 2009

News Items

UW farm & industry short course to hold preview days, Dec. 2-3
Wisconsin State Farmer 11/18/2009
Quoted: Ted Halbach, dairy science

Modernization: more cows, better use of labor
Agri-View 11/25/2009
Quoted: Dave Kammel, CALS – dairy profitability

FDA approves CIDR for sheep, makes breeding easier
Agri-View 11/25/2009
Quoted: Dave Thomas, animal science professor

UW farm and industry short course to hold preview days
Agri-View 11/25/2009
Mentioned: CALS

State’s safety specialists worry late harvest might result in more injuries, deaths
Agri-View 11/25/2009
Quoted: John Shutske, associate dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Quoted: Cheryl Skjolaas, agricultural safety and health specialist

Scrapbook: honors, awards
Wisconsin State Journal 11/29/2009
Mentioned: Debbie Crave, forestry and horticulture graduate

UW-Madison events forecast: Week of Dec. 6-12
University News 11/30/2009
Mentioned: Rich Hartel, food science professor

UW-Madison places second at Louisville dairy judging contest
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 12/1/2009
Quoted: Ted Halbach, dairy science

Dean elected to national board
The Country Today (Subscription required pg 3C) 12/2/2009
Mentioned: Dale Gallenberg, BS’78 horticulture, plant pathology

UW-Madison soil science professor receives national teaching award
University News 12/3/2009
Quoted: Terasa Balser, Soil Science
Mentioned: Michel A. Wattiaux, Dairy Science
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, interim dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

TIP/Climate change experts
University News 12/3/2009
Mentioned: Dominique Brossard, associate professor of life sciences communication
Mentioned: Chris Kucharik, assistant professor of agronomy

Job prospects drawing students to ag schools
The Country Today (subscription needed pg. 3A)  12/3/2009
Quoted: Bob Ray, associate dean for undergraduate programs and services

New grant will fund UW effort to solve dairy reproduction puzzle
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 12/3/2009
Quoted: Victor Carbera, dairy science assistant professor

Wisconsin dairy sheep school to launch in march
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 12/4/2009
Mentioned: Pamela Ruegg, dairy science professor
Mentioned: Doug Reinemann, biological systems engineering, dairy science professor
Mentioned: Dave Thomas, animal science professor

Of Interest

Hispanics make up 40 percent of dairy labor force
Agri-View 11/25/2009

Scientists grow pork meat in a laboratory
Time Online 11/29/2009

USDA study finds 54.9 million acres of US Farmland now irrigated
United States Department of Agriculture Newsroom 12/3/2009

Thanksgiving: a time for reflection on our blessings
Agri-View 11/25/09