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CALS in the News; April 26-30, 2010

News Items

International Desalination Association announces members of Environmental Task Force and dates for Environmental Symposium
Earth Times 4/24/10
Mentioned: Shawki Barghouti MS’69 Agricultural Journalism
http://www.earthtimes.org/articles/show/international-desalination-association-announces-members,1264742.shtml

Dairyline: March milk production creeps upward
Capital Press 4/25/10
Quoted: Brian Gould, Agricultural and Applied Economics
http://www.capitalpress.com/newest/LM-dairyline-for-043010

Professor critiques seed patent policy
The Badger Herald 4/25/10
Mentioned: Day on Campus: Food Summit
http://badgerherald.com/news/2010/04/25/professor_critiques_.php

The Search for Genes Leads to Unexpected Places
New York Times 4/26/10
Mentioned: Sean Carroll, Genetics
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/27/science/27gene.html?ref=science

UW Dairy Science Department to Hold 2010 Golf Classic
Wisconsin Agriculturist 4/26/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison Dairy Science Department
http://www.wisconsinagriculturist.com/story.aspx/uw/dairy/science/department/to/hold/2010/golf/classic/9/37605

AWA Awards 10 Scholarships totaling $6,000
Wisconsin Agriculturist 4/27/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison Association for Women in Agriculture Chapter
http://www.wisconsinagriculturist.com/story.aspx/awa/awards/10/scholarships/totaling/6000/9/37626

Youths Invited to enter safety video contest; $1,750 in prize money for groups
Pierce County Herald 4/27/10
Mentioned: UW Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
http://www.piercecountyherald.com/event/article/id/94988/group/News/publisher_ID/19/

UW cafeterias aim to serve more fresh, local food
The Daily Cardinal 4/27/10
Mentioned: Slow Food UW
Mentioned: West Madison Agricultural Station
http://www.dailycardinal.com/life-style/uw-cafeterias-aim-to-serve-more-fresh-local-food-1.1429506

AWA Honors Several Women in Agriculture at Annual Banquet
Wisconsin Agriculturist 4/28/10
Mentioned: Marjorie Stieve
http://www.wisconsinagriculturist.com/story.aspx/awa/honors/several/women/in/agriculture/at/annual/banquet/9/37669

Milk Prices Could Strengthen Later in the Year
Agri-View 4/28/10
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural and Applied Economics
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/04/28/dairy_news/dairy04.txt

Dairy Science Golf Classic May 19
Agri-View 4/28/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison Dairy Science Department
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/04/28/dairy_news/dairy_briefs/dairybriefs05.txt

Nominations Sought for UW-Madison CALS Alumni Honors
Agri-View 4/28/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/04/28/capitol_news/ag_briefs/agbrief05.txt

Farm Tech Days Committee Holding Safety Video Contest
Wisconsin Ag Connection 4/28/10
Mentioned: University of Wisconsin Center for Agricultural Safety and Health
http://www.wisconsinagcodnnection.com/story-state.php?Id=493&yr=2010

Cullen Receives 2010 Pound Extension Award
Wisconsin Ag Connection 4/29/10
Mentioned: Eileen Cullen, Entomology
http://www.wisconsinagconnection.com/story-state.php?Id=500&yr=2010

UW-Madison hires Cornell expert as new Dairy Policy Director
Wisconsin Ag Connection 4/30/10
Quoted: Mark Stephenson, incoming director of dairy policy
Quoted: Irwin Goldman, CALS interim Dean
http://www.wisconsinagconnection.com/story-state.php?Id=503&yr=2010

Of Interest

Monsanto, DuPont Race to Win $2.7 Billion Drought-Corn Market
Bloomberg.com 4/21/2010
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601109&sid=aOhHmNjzqqAw&pos=11

Swiss Bankers Should Look to Cheese Exports for Answer to Model
Bloomberg 4/23/2010
Mentioned: Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601109&sid=ajvwRrCi2zrc&pos=12

Selling Agriculture 2.0 to Silicon Valley
New York Times 4/21/10
http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/22/business/energy-environment/22AG.html?ref=technology

Rare Flower – “Corpse Flower” – Set to Bloom
Newswise 4/26/10
http://www.newswise.com/articles/rare-flower-corpse-flower-set-to-bloom

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