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

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Prof. to push diversity
Yale Daily News 2/1/2010
Quoted: Jo Handelsman, former CALS professor
http://www.yaledailynews.com/news/features/2010/02/01/prof-push-diversity/

Milk prices holding steady
Green Bay Gazette 2/2/2010
Quoted: Bob Cropp, agricultural and applied economics
http://www.greenbaypressgazette.com/article/20100202/GPG03/2020440/1247/Milk-prices-holding-steady

Dairy farmer and processor scholarships available for Feb. 10 conference
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 2/3/2010
Mentioned: UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
http://www.wisconsinagriculturist.com/story.aspx/dairy/farmer/and/processor/scholarships/available/for/feb/10/conference/9/35176

ACE forum to focus on how farms affect local waters
Wisconsin Ag Connectin 2/3/2010
Mentioned: Dennis Frame, soil science
http://www.wisconsinagconnection.com/story-state.php?Id=138&yr=2010

Food safety on the market farm workshops in Feb.
Agri-View 2/4/2010
Mentioned: John Hendrickson, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/04/capitol_news/ag_briefs/agbrief03.txt

Walking surface another aspect of cow comfort
Agri-View 2/4/2010
Quoted: Dave Kammel, dairy profitability
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/04/dairy_news/dairy02.txt

Report includes positive signs for Wisconsin
Agri-View 2/4/2010
Mentioned: UW-Madison Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/04/crop_news/crops11.txt

Food, Fuel and Future summit Feb. 17 in Viroqua
Agri-View 2/4/2010
Mentioned: David Drake, forest and wildlife ecology
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/04/capitol_news/ag_briefs/agbrief06.txt

Governer Doyle announces $225,500 in grants to boost agriculture innovations
Agri-View 2/4/2010
Mentioned: UW-Madison Horticulture Department
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/04/capitol_news/news16.txt

Forage meeting in Manawa
Agri-View 2/4/2010
Mentioned: Carrie Laboski, soil science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/04/crop_news/crop_connection/cropconnect04.txt

Wisconsin whole-farm potato growers make strides in conservation and sustainability
Agri-View 2/4/2010
Quoted: AJ Bussan, horticulture
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/04/crop_news/crops14.txt

PEPS contest sees changes, winners noted
Agri-View 2/4/2010
Quoted: Joe Lauer, agronomy
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/04/crop_news/crops03.txt

Water quality and Wisconsin communities top of mind at Feb. 25 event
Agri-View 2/4/2010
Mentioned: Dennis Frame, soil science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/04/dairy_news/dairy03.txt

Study: Politics affects views on stem-cell research
The Daily Cardinal 2/4/2010
Quoted: Dominique Brossard, life sciences communications
Mentioned: Amy Becker
http://www.dailycardinal.com/news/study-politics-affects-views-on-stem-cell-research-1.1113954

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
http://host.madison.com/ct/business/cross_country/article_f71712d2-11ab-11df-a36f-001cc4c03286.html

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
http://www.news.wisc.edu/17629

Of Interest

U.S. ag schools’ enrollment grows
The Modesto Bee 1/30/2010
http://www.modbee.com/ag/story/1028917.html

Campus Connection: should UW-Madison consider eliminating some majors?
The Capital Times 2/5/2010
http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/education/campus_connection/article_a998561c-11fe-11df-8aa2-001cc4c002e0.html

UW-Madison poverty institute chosen for new nutrition research center
Wisconsin State Journal 2/3/2010
http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/health_med_fit/article_f13040fd-8396-547b-a8ac-1505ed468cf8.html

UW offers workshop on operating a cut flower business
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 2/5/2010
http://www.wisconsinagriculturist.com/story.aspx/uw/offers/workshop/on/operating/a/cut/flower/business/9/35257

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