CALS in the News — Feb. 15-19, 2010

News Items

Morgridge Institute for Research announces scientific leadership team, research areas
Web Newswire 2/13/20010
Mentioned: Rupa Shevde, WiCell Research Institute

Sustainable agriculture in Dane county is focus of new report
Wisconsin State Journal 2/13/2010
Mentioned: Anne Reynolds, agricultural and applied economics

‘We need to do a better job’ or Wisconsin will keep losing valuable farmland
Janesville Gazette 2/14/2010
Quoted: Randy Thompson, UW Extension dairy and livestock agent
Quoted: Jim Stute, UW Extension crops and soils agent
Quoted: Fred Madison, Soil Science

Madison eats agenda: Mardi Gras, American Distilling, chill in Evansville, the Big Eat
Isthmus 2/15/2010
Mentioned: UW-Madison Nutritional Sciences

Stored grain at higher risk this year
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 2/16/2010
Quoted: Brian Holmes, biological systems engineering
Quoted: Cheryl Skjolaas, biological systems engineering

MIU grants aim to make classes more accessible
Daily Cardinal 2/17/2010
Quoted: Michel Wattiaux, Dairy Science

MIU oversight bodies present 31 top ranked proposals
Badger Herald 2/17/2010
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Science

Register for growers workshop by Feb. 26
Pierce Country Herald 2/17/2010 (free subscription required)
Mentioned: Ruth Hilfiker, UW Extension
Mentioned: Amanda Gevens, plant pathology

Schenk-Atwood’s green machine
Isthmus 2/17/2010
Quoted: Sue Thering, CALS, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Selecting replacements for flock: dos and don’ts
Agri-View 2/17/2010
Quoted: Dave Thomas, animal science

Orbeseal tough to remove from milking equipment
Agri-view 2/17/2010
Quoted: Scott Rankin, food science

Better seeding-year yield just one of many benefits of adding new grass varieties to alfalfa
Agri-View 2/17/2010
Quoted: David Combs, dairy science
Mentioned: Dan Undersander, agronomy

Processed vegetable growers’ clinic Feb 23 in Lomira
Agri-View 2/17/2010
Mentioned: Mark Renz, agronomy
Mentioned: Fred Madison, soil science

Arlington Shee Day March 13
Agri-View 2/17/2010
Mentioned: Dave Kammel, dairy profitability
Mentioned: Dan Undersander, agronomy
Mentioned: Dave Thomas, animal science

Radio collars used to track several species
The Country Today 2/17/2010 (subscription required, page 4B)
Quoted: Nancy Mathews, natural resources – wildlife ecology

Animal husbandry conference
The Country Today 2/17/2010 (subscription required, page 2C)
Mentioned: Pam Ruegg, dairy science

Wis. Researchers continue to study how bears endure
Wisconsin State Journal 2/18/2010
Quoted: Karl Malcolm, research assistant – forest and wildlife ecology
Mentioned: Tim Van Deelen, forest and wildlife ecology

Better farm-to-market delivery needed, UW study says
The Cap Times 2/18/2010
Quoted: Michelle Miller, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Of Interest

Wisconsin cow sets new national milk production record
Wisconsin State Farmer 2/15/2010

FFA: Off the farm, into the city
USA Today 2/16/2010

Scenic Central, Meister cheese begin new program
Wisconsin State Farmer 2/17/2010

Charter Streen plant begins search for biomass provider
Badger Herald 2/19/2010

Campus Connection: animal rights group wants answers from USDA
The Cap Times 2/19/2010