CALS in the News — March 1-5, 2010

News Items

Extension Specialist roles in communities of interest and place: an example from the Agriculture-wildlife Interface
Journal of Extension 2/2010
Eileen Cullen, entomology

DC Smith Greenhouse to be featured in “Wisconsin Gardener”
Wisconsin Public Television
Sunday, March 7th at 5:30 p.m.  Thursday, March 25 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 27 at 10:30 a.m.

Halbach and Knipschild: Short course students are highly motivated
Wisconsin State Journal 2/27/10
Ted Halbach, dairy science
Karen Knipschild, undergrad programs and services

Wisconsin tops in cheese
Wausau Daily Herald 2/28/10
Mentioned: Ed Jesse, agricultural and applied economics

Bioenergy research center featured in special magazine issue
University of Wisconsin-Madison News 3/1/10
Quoted: Tim Donohue, bacteriology
Mentioned: Natalia de Leon, agronomy
Mentioned: Michael Casler, agronomy
Mentioned: Chris Schwartz, Great Lakes Bioenergy research center

2009 was tough year for state dairy producers
Wisconsin Agriculturist 3/1/10
Quoted: Bruce Jones, agricultural and applied economics

Veggie Growers could see more chemical regulation
The Country Today 3/3/10 (subscription required, p. 3C)
Quoted: Jed Colquhoun, horticulture

January milk production down from previous years
The Country Today 3/3/10 (subscription required, p. 5C)
Quoted: Brian Gould, agriculture and applied economics

Landowner wind options focus of workshop
The Country Today 3/3/10 (subscription required, p. 6B)
Quoted: Scott Sanford, biological systems engineering

Scientist: Land doesn’t get better than on Rock Prairie
The Country Today 3/3/10 (subscription required, p. 3A)
Quoted: Jim Stute, UW-Extension crops and soils agent

Madison ag-tech company draws investment
Journal Sentinel 3/3/10

Future of America’s dairyland brighter than west’s
Agri-View 3/4/10
Quoted: Bob Cropp, agricultural and applied economics

Stronger milk prices, but Cropp tempers
Agri-View 3/4/10
Quoted: Bob Cropp, agricultural and applied economics

Winter wheat workshops set
Agri-View 3/4/10
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, agronomy
Mentioned: Paul Esker, plant pathology
Mentioned: Karen Lackermann, plant pathology
Mentioned: Eilleen Cullen, entomology

Weed management in strawberries: Hancock workshop
Agri-View 3/4/10
Mentioned: Jed Colquhoun, horticulture

Governor will continue to name DNR Secretary
Agri-View 3/4/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Badger livestock judging camp
Agri-view 3/4/10
Mentioned: Ron Russell, animal science

UW-Madison AGR to hold meeting for incoming college freshmen
Wisconsin Ag Connection 3/5/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison CALS

Of Interest

Searching for biofuels sweet spot
Technology Review March/April

Your taco, deconstructed
Good blog 3/2/10

Wisconsin Idea continues impact after more than 100 years
The Badger Herald 3/1/10