CALS in the News: April 12-16, 2010

The Ant Man
Isthmus 4/15/10
Quoted: Cameron Currie, Bacteriology

Study reveals how creatures get spots vs. stripes
Live Science 4/7/10
Quoted: Sean Carroll, Genetics

A Fly’s wings shines light on the molecular machinery behind animal markings
UW-Madison CALS news 4/7/10
Quoted: Sean Carroll, Genetics

UW scientists unlock mystery of animal color patterns
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 4/7/10
Quoted: Sean Carroll, Genetics

Bushels of work before hazelnuts a common crop
Agri-View 4/8/10
Mentioned: Brent McCown, Horticulture

And now, a state microbe
New York Times 4/15/10

Grain bin rescue focus is loyal
Agri-View 4/8/10
Mentioned: Cheryl Skjolaas, Biological Systems Engineering

Mastitis causes sometimes go beyond ‘usual suspects’
Agri-View 4/8/10
Quoted: Pam Ruegg, Dairy Science

Department chair retires, returns to research
Agri-View 4/8/10
Quoted: Ric Grummer, Dairy Science
Mentioned: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science

Dairy Camp starts June 13
Agri-View 4/8/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison Department of Dairy Science

Air admissions advisory group holds first meeting
Agri-View 4/15/10
Mentioned: Mark Powell, UW CALS researcher

UW-Madison student receives DCHA Scholarship
Wisconsin Agriculturist 4/12/10
Quoted: Mitchell Kappelman, freshman in Dairy Science

Babcock Institute helps build dairy industry in Turkmenistan
Wisconsin Agriculturist 4/13/10
Quoted: Dave Northey, Animal Science

UW-Madison short course honors outstanding students
Wisconsin Ag Connection 4/13/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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

UW wins platinum award at North American Intercollegiate Dairy Challenge
The Badger Herald 4/14/10
Quoted: Dave Combs, Dairy Science

Nominations sought for UW CALS Awards
Wisconsin Agriculturalist 4/14/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

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

UW-Madison short course honors recent grads
Midwest AgNet 4/15/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison Farm & Industry Short Course

Newest PDPW Board member thrives on learning
Agri-View 4/15/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison Farm & Industry Short Course

Jersey organizations allocate $50,250 for Jersey-specific research in 2010
Agri-View 4/15/10
Mentioned: Kent Weigel, Dairy Science

Babcock Institute helps build foreign Dairying
Agri-View 4/15/10
Mentioned: Dave Northey, Animal Science

Regional cow-calf meeting combines beef & dairy
Agri-View 4/15/10
Mentioned: Amy Radunz, Animal Science

Wisconsin Jersey Breeders Association Awards honors at annual meeting
Agri-View 4/15/10
Mentioned: Ed Jesse
Mentioned: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics

Lower soybean seeding rates anticipated this spring
Agri-View 4/15/10
Quoted: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
Quoted: John Gaska, Agronomy

Farm management update for ag professionals
Agri-View 4/15/10
Mentioned: Victor Cabrera, Dairy Science

Goats gleaning greater recognition with new extension post, also with FFA
Agri-View 4/15/10
Mentioned: Dave Thomas, Animal Science

Of Interest

Commentary: 4-H a good program for everyone
Fond du Lac Reporter 4/14/10