CALS in the News for 2/1-5/2010

News Items

Prof. to push diversity
Yale Daily News 2/1/2010
Quoted: Jo Handelsman, former CALS professor

Milk prices holding steady
Green Bay Gazette 2/2/2010
Quoted: Bob Cropp, agricultural and applied economics

Dairy farmer and processor scholarships available for Feb. 10 conference
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 2/3/2010
Mentioned: UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

ACE forum to focus on how farms affect local waters
Wisconsin Ag Connectin 2/3/2010
Mentioned: Dennis Frame, soil science

Food safety on the market farm workshops in Feb.
Agri-View 2/4/2010
Mentioned: John Hendrickson, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Walking surface another aspect of cow comfort
Agri-View 2/4/2010
Quoted: Dave Kammel, dairy profitability

Report includes positive signs for Wisconsin
Agri-View 2/4/2010
Mentioned: UW-Madison Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics

Food, Fuel and Future summit Feb. 17 in Viroqua
Agri-View 2/4/2010
Mentioned: David Drake, forest and wildlife ecology

Governer Doyle announces $225,500 in grants to boost agriculture innovations
Agri-View 2/4/2010
Mentioned: UW-Madison Horticulture Department

Forage meeting in Manawa
Agri-View 2/4/2010
Mentioned: Carrie Laboski, soil science

Wisconsin whole-farm potato growers make strides in conservation and sustainability
Agri-View 2/4/2010
Quoted: AJ Bussan, horticulture

PEPS contest sees changes, winners noted
Agri-View 2/4/2010
Quoted: Joe Lauer, agronomy

Water quality and Wisconsin communities top of mind at Feb. 25 event
Agri-View 2/4/2010
Mentioned: Dennis Frame, soil science

Study: Politics affects views on stem-cell research
The Daily Cardinal 2/4/2010
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, life sciences communications
Mentioned: Amy Becker

Cross Country: Tobacco farming has a long history in Wisconsin
The Capital Times 2/4/2010
Mentioned: UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

New UW-Madison agronomist leads international corn-breeding project
UW-Madison News 2/5/2010
Quoted: Kevin Pixley, agronomy
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, interim CALS dean
Quoted: Bill Tracy, agronomy

Of Interest

U.S. ag schools’ enrollment grows
The Modesto Bee 1/30/2010

Campus Connection: should UW-Madison consider eliminating some majors?
The Capital Times 2/5/2010

UW-Madison poverty institute chosen for new nutrition research center
Wisconsin State Journal 2/3/2010

UW offers workshop on operating a cut flower business
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 2/5/2010