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CALS in the News — January 18-22, 2010

News Items

Working with Companies to Safeguard Food
Food Safety Magazine 1/2010
Quoted: Kathy Glass, Food Research Institute
http://www.foodsafetymagazine.com/article.asp?id=3526&sub=sub2#Working_With_Companies

Cross Country: Babcock Institute helps ag efforts from UW campus to China, Kosovo
Capital Times 1/7/2009
Quoted: Karen Nielsen, Babcock Institute
Mentioned: Randy Shaver, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Lou Armentano, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Pam Ruegg, Dairy Science
Mentioned: David Kammel, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Ben Miller, Associate Dean, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Mentioned: Dan Undersander, Agronomy
http://host.madison.com/ct/business/cross_country/article_d18c6a64-c4e8-5523-a4e4-63e016dc5944.html?mode=story

UW-Madison team’s collagen find could help treat arthritis
Wisconsin State Journal 1/18/2010
Quoted: Ron Raines, Biochemistry
http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/education/university/article_5f33cfc4-24fe-5a7a-b533-9dd28a1a0ca0.html

UW-Madison Farm Short Course to Hold Preview Days
Wisconsin Ag Connection 1/18/2010
Quoted: Ted Halbach, Undergraduate programs and services, Dairy Science
http://www.wisconsinagconnection.com/story-state.php?Id=67&yr=2010

UW biomass power plant a gamble for state
Milwaukee Journal Sentinal 1/19/2010
Quoted: Troy Runge, Wisconsin Bioenergy Initiative
http://www.jsonline.com/business/82008452.html

Dairy farmers saw income plunge in 2009; better 2010 foreseen
Wisconsin State Journal 1/ 19/2010
Quoted: Ed Jesse, Ag & Applied Economics
http://host.madison.com/wsj/business/article_54823077-9f78-50a4-86ed-a189fb37ac1c.html

Low wholesale milk prices cut farmers’ income
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 1/19/2010
Quoted: 2010 Status of Wisconsin Agriculture
http://www.jsonline.com/business/82066607.html

Diving milk prices cut state net farm income by more than half in 2009
University News Service 1/19/2010
Quoted: Status of Wisconsin Agriculture
http://www.news.wisc.edu/17548

Cropp: All-milk price to average $16.80 to $17
Dairy Herd Management 1/19/2010
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics
http://dairyherd.com/directories.asp?pgID=675&ed_id=10389

Report: Net Farm Income Drops 56 Percent In Wisconsin
Channel3000-WISC-TV 1/19/2010
Quoted: Status of Wisconsin Agriculture
http://www.channel3000.com/news/22273144/detail.html

Low Milk Prices Cause $1.1 Billion Hit on State Farm Income in ’09
Wisconsin Ag Connection 1/20/2010
Quoted: Ed Jesse, Ag & Applied Economics
http://www.wisconsinagconnection.com/story-state.php?Id=75&yr=2010

The Colby Conundrum
Cheese Underground 1/20/2010
Quoted: John Jaeggi, Center for Dairy Research
http://cheeseunderground.blogspot.com/2010/01/colby-conundrum.html

Dairy Situation & Outlook: Milk Prices Showing Recovery
Cattlenetwork 1/20/2010
Mentioned: Robert Cropp, Ag & Applied Economics (emeritus)
http://www.cattlenetwork.com/Dairy-Situation—Outlook–Milk-Prices-Showing-Recovery/2010-01-20/Article.aspx?oid=976947

Panel to consider sales of raw milk
The Country Today 1/20/2010
Mentioned: Richard Barrows, Agricultural and Applied Economics
http://www.thecountrytoday.com/story-news.asp?id=BMC41R110J1

Researchers Create Strongest Form of Collagen
Orthopedics This Week 1/21/2010
Quoted: Ron Raines, Biochemistry
http://ryortho.com/largeJoints.php?news=379_Researchers-Create-Strongest-Form-of-Collagen

UW Official: Global Warming Continuing
The Country Today 1/20/2010 (Subscription Required pg 7A)
Quoted: Chris Kucharik, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Agronomy
http://www.thecountrytoday.com

Engineer: Building projects dependent on milk price
The Country Today 1/20/2010 (Subscription Required pg 11)
Quoted: David Kammel, Dairy Profitability
http://www.thecountrytoday.com

Cross Country: It’s ag meeting season
The Cap Times 1/21/2010
Mentioned: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics
http://host.madison.com/ct/business/cross_country/article_6af8881e-d4bb-5fb0-ab1b-67661f7428b8.html

Shepherd’s Clinic & Trade Show Preregistration Deadline Jan. 31
Agri-view 1/21/2010
Mentioned: Dave Thomas, Animal Science
Mentioned: Claire Mikolayunas, Dairy Sheep Association of North America President and Ph.D. candidate
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/01/21/livestock_news/livestock_roundup/livestockroundup01.txt

Panel to Consider Raw Milk Issue
Agri-view 1/21/2010
Mentioned: Richard Barrows, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Scott Rankin, Food Science
Mentioned: Pam Ruegg, Dairy Science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/01/21/dairy_news/dairy_briefs/dairybrief03.txt

K and S Top the ‘2010 Nutrient Watch List’
Agri-view 1/21/2010
Quoted: Carrie Laboski, Soil Science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/01/21/crop_news/crops04.txt

Soybean Conference Meetings Slated for February
Wisconsin Ag Connection 1/21/2010
Mentioned: Paul Esker, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Eileen Cullen, Entomology
http://www.wisconsinagconnection.com/story-state.php?Id=83&yr=2010

Is the Alfalfa Companion Crop a Friend or Foe?
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 1/21/2010
Written by Mike Rankin, UW-Extension crops and soils agent (Fond du Lac County)
http://www.wisconsinagriculturist.com/story.aspx/is/the/alfalfa/companion/crop/a/friend/or/foe/9/34837

Climate Change, Bioenergies Discussed at DATCP Board Meeting
Agri-view 1/21/2010
Mentioned: Chris Kucharik, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Agronomy
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/01/21/capitol_news/news10.txt

Food Safety on the Market Farm Workshops Feb. 10-12
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 1/22/2010
Mentioned: John Hendrickson, Outreach Specialist, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
http://www.wisconsinagriculturist.com/story.aspx/food/safety/on/the/market/farm/workshops/feb/10/12/9/34886

Of Interest

Wisconsin Idea at work in FdL County
Fond du Lac Reporter 1/18/2010
Mentioned: Wisconsin Idea
http://www.fdlreporter.com/article/20100118/FON0101/1180338/1985/Wisconsin-Idea-at-work-in-FdL-County

Ag day at the Capitol is Feb. 3
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 1/21/2010
http://www.wisconsinagriculturist.com/story.aspx/ag/day/at/the/capitol/is/feb3/9/34803

Campus Connection: Report says no need to restructure UW’s research enterprise
The Cap Times 1/22/2010
http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/education/campus_connection/article_e28addf8-06b1-11df-97e5-001cc4c002e0.html

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