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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
http://www.webnewswire.com/node/505479

Sustainable agriculture in Dane county is focus of new report
Wisconsin State Journal 2/13/2010
Mentioned: Anne Reynolds, agricultural and applied economics
http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/article_269e4fb6-1927-11df-9889-001cc4c002e0.html

‘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
http://gazettextra.com/news/2010/feb/14/we-need-do-better-job-or-wisconsin-will-keep-losin/

Madison eats agenda: Mardi Gras, American Distilling, chill in Evansville, the Big Eat
Isthmus 2/15/2010
Mentioned: UW-Madison Nutritional Sciences
http://www.thedailypage.com/daily/article.php?article=28218

Stored grain at higher risk this year
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 2/16/2010
Quoted: Brian Holmes, biological systems engineering
Quoted: Cheryl Skjolaas, biological systems engineering
http://www.wisconsinagriculturist.com/story.aspx/stored/grain/at/higher/risk/this/year/9/35508

MIU grants aim to make classes more accessible
Daily Cardinal 2/17/2010
Quoted: Michel Wattiaux, Dairy Science
http://www.dailycardinal.com/news/miu-grants-aim-to-make-classes-more-accessible-1.1161880

MIU oversight bodies present 31 top ranked proposals
Badger Herald 2/17/2010
Mentioned: College of Agricultural and Life Science
http://badgerherald.com/news/2010/02/17/miu_oversight_bodies.php

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
http://www.piercecountyherald.com/event/article/id/24270/group/News/

Schenk-Atwood’s green machine
Isthmus 2/17/2010
Quoted: Sue Thering, CALS, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies
http://www.isthmus.com/isthmus/article.php?article=28227

Selecting replacements for flock: dos and don’ts
Agri-View 2/17/2010
Quoted: Dave Thomas, animal science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/18/livestock_news/livestock02.txt

Orbeseal tough to remove from milking equipment
Agri-view 2/17/2010
Quoted: Scott Rankin, food science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/18/dairy_news/dairy05.txt

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
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/18/crop_news/crops06.txt

Processed vegetable growers’ clinic Feb 23 in Lomira
Agri-View 2/17/2010
Mentioned: Mark Renz, agronomy
Mentioned: Fred Madison, soil science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/18/crop_news/crop_connection/cropconnect02.txt

Arlington Shee Day March 13
Agri-View 2/17/2010
Mentioned: Dave Kammel, dairy profitability
Mentioned: Dan Undersander, agronomy
Mentioned: Dave Thomas, animal science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/02/18/livestock_news/livestock_roundup/livestockroundup05.txt

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

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

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
http://host.madison.com/sports/recreation/outdoors/article_6429cc42-1c2f-11df-95d7-001cc4c002e0.html

Better farm-to-market delivery needed, UW study says
The Cap Times 2/18/2010
Quoted: Michelle Miller, Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/article_c6d2fbf0-1cb8-11df-953c-001cc4c002e0.html

Of Interest

Wisconsin cow sets new national milk production record
Wisconsin State Farmer 2/15/2010
http://www.wisfarmer.com/content/headline_news/stories/Front-A-Kestell-2-19.php

FFA: Off the farm, into the city
USA Today 2/16/2010
http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2010-02-16-urban-ffa_N.htm

Scenic Central, Meister cheese begin new program
Wisconsin State Farmer 2/17/2010
http://www.wisfarmer.com/content/headline_news/stories/Front-A-Jan-Meiser-2-19.php

Charter Streen plant begins search for biomass provider
Badger Herald 2/19/2010
http://badgerherald.com/news/2010/02/16/charter_street_plant.php

Campus Connection: animal rights group wants answers from USDA
The Cap Times 2/19/2010
http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/education/campus_connection/article_5f44b4c4-1ccc-11df-9a72-001cc4c03286.html

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