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CALS in the News for the week of Feb. 8-12, 2010

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Hope returns after year of steep U.S. Dairy losses
Coshocton Tribune 2/06/10
Mentioned: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics
http://www.coshoctontribune.com/article/20100206/NEWS01/2060313

270 youths compete at State 4-H Dairy Bowl Contest
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 2/08/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison Department of Dairy Science, Badger Dairy Club
http://www.wisconsinagriculturist.com/story.aspx/270/youths/compete/at/state/4h/dairy/bowl/contest/9/35299

UW-Extension feeder day clinics scheduled
Wisconsin Ag Connection 2/09/10
Mentioned: Amy Radunz, Animal Science
Mentioned: Bill Halfman, UW-Extension associate professor
Mentioned: Adam Hady, UW-Extension
http://www.wisconsinagconnection.com/story-state.php?Id=162&yr=2010

Economist: Wisconsin’s dairy industry is on a growth path
The Country Today 2/10/10 (subscription required page 7C)
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Ed Jesse, Agricultural and Applied Economics
www.thecountrytoday.com

Class III price slips 48 cents; recovery expected soon
The Country Today 2/10/10 (subscription required page 7C)
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics
www.thecountrytoday.com

Arlington dairy a partnership between university, industry
The Country Today 2/10/10 (subscription required page 6A)
Written by: Louis Armentano, Dairy Science
www.thecountrytoday.com

Modern agriculture and Extension’s survival
Delta Farm Press 2/11/10
Mentioned: David Drake, Forest and Wildlife Ecology
http://deltafarmpress.com/news/brandon-columns-0211/

At UW-Madison, unique short courses for students who farm
Wisconsin State Journal 2/11/10
Quoted: Ted Halbach, Dairy Science
http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/education/university/article_5f0f9758-16af-11df-ba7a-001cc4c002e0.html

Benefit set for Waupun area cancer victim
Fond du Lac Reporter 2/11/10
Quoted: Katie Boyke Grinstead, BS ’00 Agricultural Journalism
http://www.fdlreporter.com/article/20100211/FON0101/2110381/1985/FONsports/Benefit-set-for-Waupun-area-cancer-victim

Green Genes: Are genetically modified crops eco-friendly?
Forbes.com 2/11/10
Quoted: Karl Haro von Mogel, plant sciences graduate
http://www.forbes.com/forbes/2010/0301/opinions-gmos-crops-genetics-monsato-ideas-opinions.html?boxes=businesschannelsections

Hope returns after year of steep U.S. Dairy losses
Agri-View 2/11/10
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/11/dairy_news/dairy04.txt

Wisconsin gets new soybean yield contest
Agri-View 2/11/10
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/11/crop_news/crops01.txt

UW among recipients of USDA grants
Agri-View 2/11/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/11/dairy_news/dairy07.txt

Wisconsin farm economy continues to be slowed by national impact
Agri-View 2/11/10
Quoted: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Bill Dobson, Agricultural and Applied Economics
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/11/capitol_news/news08.txt

Wisconsin’s dairy industry keeps on growing
Agri-View 2/11/10
Mentioned: Bruce Jones, Agricultural and Applied Economics
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/11/dairy_news/dairy03.txt

Workshop: Reproduction, Genomics
Agriview 2/11/10
Mentioned: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/11/dairy_news/dairy_briefs/dairybrief03.txt

High yield of potato industry award recipients
Agri-View 2/11/10
Mentioned: UW’s Hancock Agricultural Research Station
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/11/crop_news/crops06.txt

UW farm and industry short course preview days
Agri-View 2/11/10
Mentioned: UW Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/11/capitol_news/ag_briefs/agbrief05.txt

Dane, Manitowoc and Barron Counties win state 4-H Quiz Bowl contests
Agri-View 2/11/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison Department of Dairy Science faculty, Badger Dairy Club
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/11/dairy_news/dairy06.txt

New UW-Madison Agronomist leads international corn breeding project
Agri-View 2/11/10
Quoted: Kevin Pixley, Agronomy
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, CALS Dean
Quoted: Bill Tracy, Agronomy
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/11/crop_news/crops10.txt

Of Interest

Morgridge Institute for Research announces scientific leadership team, research areas
University of Wisconsin-Madison News 2/10/10
http://www.news.wisc.edu/17659

Can green plants green coal plants?
Triple Pundit 2/09/10
http://www.triplepundit.com/2010/02/can-green-plants-green-coal-plants/

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