CALS in the News: March 15-19, 2010

News Items

Are there more food recalls now? Why? (old)
The Why Files 9/1/09
Quoted: Kathleen Glass, food microbiology and toxicology

Business grapple with social media use at work
The Cap Times 3/8/10
Quoted: Dietram Scheufele, life science communication

UW knows sometimes it has to pay to keep its best faculty members 3/13/10
Mentioned: John Ralph, biochemistry, forest and wildlife ecology

David Ward: Siting law has benefited state’s dairy industry
Wisconsin State Journal 3/14/10
Mentioned: Bob Cropp, agricultural and applied economics

John Kinsman: Taxpayer-subsidized manure digesters stimulate factory farm pollution
The Cap Times 3/14/10
Mentioned: Tom Kriegl, agriculture and natural resources extension, dairy profitibality

Wisconsin Winemaker Combines ‘Science and Art’ at Botham Vineyards
Agri-View 3/15/2010
Mentioned: UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Wisconsin’s Best Series

Madison eats agenda: World champion cheese, spirits of Madison, benefits and classes
Isthmus 3/15/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Academy Evenings
Isthmus 3/16/10
Mentioned: Tim Donohue, bacteriology

Hazelnuts: Small crop could have big future
Agri-View 3/18/10
Quoted: Brent McCown, horticulture

Spring planter check up suggestions
Agri-View 3/18/10
Mentioned: Matthew Digman, biological systems engineering

Jelenski: Agriculture’s success deserves to be celebrated
Agri-View 3/18/10
Quoted: Dave Jelinski, CALS alumni

Irrigation meeting March 25
Agri-View 3/18/10
Mentioned: Joe Lauer, agronomy
Mentioned: Carrie Laboski, soil science

Corn grain, silage production
Mentioned: Joe Lauer, agronomy
Mentioned: Carrie Laboski, soil science

Workshop addresses forage production
Agri-View 3/18/10
Mentioned: Dan Undersander, agronomy

April 1 deadline for UW-Madison FISC scholarships
Agri-View 3/18/10
Mentioned: UW-Madiosn Farm and Industry Short Course

Fresh-Market Vegetable grower workshops scheduled for March
Wisconsin Agriculturist 3/18/10
Mentioned: University of Wisconsin-Extension agriculture agents, specialists

Cross country: Conference reveals optimism about dairying
The Cap Times  3/19/10
Pictured: Kristin Natzke, UW-Madison Dairy Science student

UW-Extension winter wheat seminars scheduled for March
Wisconsin Agriculturist 3/19/10
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, agronomy
Mentioned: Paul Esker, plant pathology
Mentioned: Karen Lackermann, plant pathology
Mentioned: Eileen Cullen, entomology

Food & Faith
Madison Magazine April 2010
Mentioned: Jack Kloppenburg, community and environmental sociology

Of Interest

Merrigan spreading the word on “Know your farmer, know your food”
Agri-View 3/18/10

We Energies seeks state OK for biomass plant
Milwaukee Journal Sentinal 3/15/10

UW-Madison suspends researcher over animal welfare problems
Wisconsin State Journal 3/19/10