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CALS in the News: March 8-12, 2010

News Items

Scientists propose a more efficient way to make ethanol
New York Times 3/2/10
Mentioned: Ronald Raines, Biochemistry
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/09/science/09obethanol.html?emc=tnt&tntemail0=y

Report: Organic ag weathered 2009 downturn
The Country Today 3/10/2010 (subscription required, 7A)
Quoted: Tom Kriegl, dairy profitability
www.thecountrytoday.com

A Sweet Google Scoop: Babcock Dairy announces plan for Google Fiber ice cream
Dane101.com 3/10/2010
Mentioned: Babcock Dairy Plant
http://www.dane101.com/current/2010/03/10/a_sweet_google_scoop_babcock_dairy_announces_plan_for_google_fiber_ice_cream

Reproduction Topic at Luxemburg
Agri-View 3/10/10
Mentioned: Paul Fricke, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/03/11/dairy_news/dairy_briefs/dairybrief04.txt

CDR Director Rusty Bishop to retire
Agri-View 3/10/10
Mentioned: Rusty Bishop, food science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/03/11/dairy_news/dairy_briefs/dairybrief08.txt

Yield of RR2Y Soybeans evaluated, compared
Agri-View 3/10/10
Quoted: John Gaska, agronomy, plant pathology
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/03/11/crop_news/crops08.txt

Grass management hints harvested
Agri-View 3/10/10
Quoted: Dan Undersander, Agronomy
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/03/11/crop_news/crops03.txt

Apple grafting workshop: Wausau
Agri-View 3/10/10
Mentioned: Robert Tomesh, agriculture and natural resources
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/03/11/crop_news/crop_connection/cropconnect03.txt

Monsanto faces fight as probes bolster critics
STL Today 3/11/10
Quoted: Paul Carstensen, Gaylord Nelson Institute for environmental studies
http://www.stltoday.com/stltoday/business/stories.nsf/0/EBA12CCC5DD50876862576E3000EE2AA?OpenDocument

BG has eyes on Google network
Bowling Green Daily News 3/11/2010
Mentioned: Babcock Dairy Plant
http://bgdailynews.com/articles/2010/03/11/news/news4.txt

On Campus: America’s Dairyland wants to woo Google with, what else? Ice cream.
Wisconsin State Journal 3/11/2010
Quoted: Sara Brummel, Manager, Babcock Dairy Store
http://host.madison.com/wsj/news/local/education/on_campus/article_2f2635ba-2d43-11df-a24c-001cc4c03286.html

WALSAA launches newly designed website
Wisconsin Ag Connection 3/11/2010
Mentioned: UW-Madison College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
http://www.wisconsinagconnection.com/story-state.php?Id=295&yr=2010

Wanted: more competition for agriculture
High Plains/Midwest Ag Journal 3/12/10
Quoted: Peter Carstensen, Gaylord Nelson Institute for environmental studies
http://www.hpj.com/archives/2010/mar10/mar15/0309AgriPulsesr.cfm

Dairyline: Prices for cheese continue to fall
Capital Press 3/12/10
Quoted: Bob Cropp, agricultural and applied economics
http://www.capitalpress.com/dairy/LM-Dairyline-for-31910

Science 360 News Service Newsletter
Science 360 3/10/2010
Mentioned: Ronald Raines, Biochemistry
http://news.science360.gov/archives/20100310

Of Interest

Red Menace: Stop the Ug99 fungus before its spores bring starvation
2/22/2010
http://www.wired.com/magazine/2010/02/ff_ug99_fungus/

Buttermaker License
Cheese Underground Blog
http://cheeseunderground.blogspot.com/

Monsanto 7-State Probe Threatens Profit From 93% Soybean Share
Bloomberg 3/10/2010
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601109&sid=aCK4Q3XZCpyw&pos=13

Madison eats agenda: will Allen, documentaries, egg art, FestivAle, MACSAC open house
Isthmus 3/8/2010
http://www.isthmus.com/daily/article.php?article=28405

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