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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
http://www.joe.org/joe/2010february/a2.php


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
http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/opinion/mailbag/article_bebd9aa8-25a3-11df-a65a-001cc4c002e0.html


Wisconsin tops in cheese
Wausau Daily Herald 2/28/10
Mentioned: Ed Jesse, agricultural and applied economics
http://www.wausaudailyherald.com/article/20100228/WDH0101/2280402/1981/WDHopinion/Wisconsin-tops-in-cheese

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
http://www.news.wisc.edu/17746

2009 was tough year for state dairy producers
Wisconsin Agriculturist 3/1/10
Quoted: Bruce Jones, agricultural and applied economics
http://www.wisconsinagriculturist.com/story.aspx/2009/was/tough/year/for/state/dairy/producers/9/35823

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

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

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

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
www.thecountrytoday.com

Madison ag-tech company draws investment
Journal Sentinel 3/3/10
http://www.jsonline.com/business/86240037.html


Future of America’s dairyland brighter than west’s
Agri-View 3/4/10
Quoted: Bob Cropp, agricultural and applied economics
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/03/04/dairy_news/dairy01.txt

Stronger milk prices, but Cropp tempers
Agri-View 3/4/10
Quoted: Bob Cropp, agricultural and applied economics
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/03/04/dairy_news/dairy02.txt

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
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/03/04/crop_news/crop_connection/cropconnect10.txt

Weed management in strawberries: Hancock workshop
Agri-View 3/4/10
Mentioned: Jed Colquhoun, horticulture
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/03/04/crop_news/crop_connection/cropconnect08.txt

Governor will continue to name DNR Secretary
Agri-View 3/4/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/03/04/capitol_news/news01.txt

Badger livestock judging camp
Agri-view 3/4/10
Mentioned: Ron Russell, animal science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/03/04/livestock_news/livestock_roundup/livestockroundup01.txt

UW-Madison AGR to hold meeting for incoming college freshmen
Wisconsin Ag Connection 3/5/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison CALS
http://www.wisconsinagconnection.com/story-state.php?Id=272&yr=2010

Of Interest

Searching for biofuels sweet spot
Technology Review March/April
(video) http://link.brightcove.com/services/player/bcpid1827871101?bctid=68159485001
(article) http://www.technologyreview.com/energy/24554/

Your taco, deconstructed
Good blog 3/2/10
http://www.good.is/post/your-taco-deconstructed/

Wisconsin Idea continues impact after more than 100 years
The Badger Herald 3/1/10
http://badgerherald.com/news/2010/03/01/wisconsin_idea_conti.php

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