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CALS in the News: April 12-16, 2010

The Ant Man
Isthmus 4/15/10
Quoted: Cameron Currie, Bacteriology
http://www.isthmus.com/isthmus/article.php?article=28844

Study reveals how creatures get spots vs. stripes
Live Science 4/7/10
Quoted: Sean Carroll, Genetics
http://www.livescience.com/animals/fly-spots-animal-stripes-100407.html

A Fly’s wings shines light on the molecular machinery behind animal markings
UW-Madison CALS news 4/7/10
Quoted: Sean Carroll, Genetics
http://news.ecals.cals.wisc.edu/newsDisplay.asp?id=1929

UW scientists unlock mystery of animal color patterns
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 4/7/10
Quoted: Sean Carroll, Genetics
http://dev.www.jsonline.com/features/health/90105367.html

Bushels of work before hazelnuts a common crop
Agri-View 4/8/10
Mentioned: Brent McCown, Horticulture
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/04/08/crop_news/crops04.txt

And now, a state microbe
New York Times 4/15/10
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/16/us/16microbe.html?ref=science

Grain bin rescue focus is loyal
Agri-View 4/8/10
Mentioned: Cheryl Skjolaas, Biological Systems Engineering
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/04/08/crop_news/crop_connection/cropconnect03.txt

Mastitis causes sometimes go beyond ‘usual suspects’
Agri-View 4/8/10
Quoted: Pam Ruegg, Dairy Science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/04/08/dairy_news/dairy03.txt

Department chair retires, returns to research
Agri-View 4/8/10
Quoted: Ric Grummer, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/04/08/features/feature01.txt

Dairy Camp starts June 13
Agri-View 4/8/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison Department of Dairy Science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/04/08/dairy_news/dairy_briefs/dairybriefs03.txt

Air admissions advisory group holds first meeting
Agri-View 4/15/10
Mentioned: Mark Powell, UW CALS researcher
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/04/15/capitol_news/news06.txt

UW-Madison student receives DCHA Scholarship
Wisconsin Agriculturist 4/12/10
Quoted: Mitchell Kappelman, freshman in Dairy Science
http://www.wisconsinagriculturist.com/story.aspx/uwmadison/student/receives/dcha/scholarship/9/37172

Babcock Institute helps build dairy industry in Turkmenistan
Wisconsin Agriculturist 4/13/10
Quoted: Dave Northey, Animal Science
http://www.wisconsinagriculturist.com/story.aspx/babcock/institute/helps/build/dairy/industry/in/turkmenistan/9/37217

UW-Madison short course honors outstanding students
Wisconsin Ag Connection 4/13/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
http://www.wisconsinagconnection.com/story-state.php?Id=428&yr=2010

Fixing our food: 12 ideas for feeding a growing world (re: Grow article)
Drovers 4/13/10
Mentioned: CALS Grow article, Fixing our Food, and 12 highlighted professors
http://www.drovers.com/news_editorial.asp?pgID=675&ed_id=7180&news_id=19764

UW wins platinum award at North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge
The Badger Herald 4/14/10
Quoted: Dave Combs, Dairy Science
http://badgerherald.com/news/2010/04/14/uw_wins_platinum_awa.php

Nominations sought for UW CALS Awards
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 4/14/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
http://www.wisconsinagriculturist.com/story.aspx/nominations/sought/for/uw/cals/awards/9/37253

Cal Poly, Ohio State, UW-Madison earn 1st Place at dairy challenge
Agri-View 4/15/10
Mentioned: Dave Combs, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Liz French, Dairy Science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/04/15/dairy_news/dairy_briefs/dairybriefs12.txt

UW-Madison short course honors recent grads
Midwest AgNet 4/15/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison Farm & Industry Short Course
http://www.midwestagnet.com/Global/story.asp?S=12317991

Newest PDPW Board member thrives on learning
Agri-View 4/15/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison Farm & Industry Short Course
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/04/15/features/feature01.txt

Jersey organizations allocate $50,250 for Jersey-specific research in 2010
Agri-View 4/15/10
Mentioned: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/04/15/dairy_news/dairy08.txt

Babcock Institute helps build foreign Dairying
Agri-View 4/15/10
Mentioned: Dave Northey, Animal Science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/04/15/dairy_news/dairy_briefs/dairybriefs03.txt

Regional cow-calf meeting combines beef & dairy
Agri-View 4/15/10
Mentioned: Amy Radunz, Animal Science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/04/15/livestock_news/livestock_roundup/livestockroundup01.txt

Wisconsin Jersey Breeders Association Awards honors at annual meeting
Agri-View 4/15/10
Mentioned: Ed Jesse
Mentioned: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/04/15/dairy_news/dairy13.txt

Lower soybean seeding rates anticipated this spring
Agri-View 4/15/10
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
Quoted: John Gaska, Agronomy
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/04/15/crop_news/crops02.txt

Farm management update for ag professionals
Agri-View 4/15/10
Mentioned: Victor Cabrera, Dairy Science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/04/15/capitol_news/ag_briefs/agbrief05.txt

Goats gleaning greater recognition with new extension post, also with FFA
Agri-View 4/15/10
Mentioned: Dave Thomas, Animal Science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/04/15/livestock_news/livestock05.txt

Of Interest

Commentary: 4-H a good program for everyone
Fond du Lac Reporter 4/14/10
http://www.fdlreporter.com/article/20100414/FON0603/100414057

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