CALS in the News: June 21-25, 2010

News Items

PDPW & WFBF to hold dairy policy summit in August
Wisconsin Ag Connection 6/21/10
Mentioned: Mark Stephenson, UW-Madison Director of Dairy Policy Analysis

Barn boogie
Kenosha News 6/21/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison CALS
Quoted: Sue Crane, CALS Board of Visitors

Enforcer of Wisconsin’s raw milk rules resigns
Milwaukee Journal Sentinal 6/21/10
Quoted: Steve Ingham, Food Science
Mentioned: Barb Ingham, Food Science

UW-Madison to host workshop on competition and regulatory issues in dairy industry
University of Wisconsin-Madison News 6/22/10
Mentioned: Bob Cropp, Agricultural & Applied Economics
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Profitability
Mentioned: Center for Dairy Research
Mentioned: Babcock Institute for International Dairy Research

Star farmer, placement winner reach goals
The County Today (Subscription required, 6A) 6/23/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison Soils and Forage Laboratory

Food safety chief returns to UW
The Country Today (subscription required, 4A) 6/23/10
Quoted: Steve Ingham, Food Science

Tera Johnson’s big idea: tera’s whey
Isthmus 6/24/10
Quoted: K.J. Burrington, Dairy Science (Center for Dairy Research)
Mentioned: Wisconsin Center for Dairy Research

Ag alumni group awards scholarships
Manitowoc Heard Tribune Reporter 6/24/2010
Mentioned: UW-Madison Dairy Science, Animal Science, Biochemistry, Farm and Industry Short Course

Barn Dance raises $26,000 for rural youth
Agri-View 6/24/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison CALS

Higher milk prices still possible later this year
Agri-View 6/24/10
Quoted: Bob Cropp, Agricultural & Applied Economics

Policy Summit Aug. 18
Agri-View 6/24/10
Mentioned: Mark Stephenson, UW-Madison Director of Dairy Policy Analysis

Wisconsin Sheep & Wool Festival builds for the future
Agri-View 6/24/10
Quoted: Todd Taylor, Animal Science – Arlington Sheep Unit

FFA stars shine bright at 81st state convention
Agri-View 6/24/10
Mentioned: UW-Madison Research Station – State Forage and Soils Laboratory

Pest management field day July 6
Agri-View 6/24/10
Mentioned: Joe Lauer, Agronomy
Mentioned: Paul Esker, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: David Hogg, Entomology
Mentioned: Camila Botero, Entomology
Mentioned: Tim Trower, Agronomy
Mentioned: Branden Furseth, Agronomy
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
Mentioned: Marie Schmidt, Agronomy
Mentioned: Mark Renz, Agronomy
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station

Of Interest Items

Using only concrete flooring can depress performance
Agri-View 6/24/10

Cooperatives create competition in agriculture
Agri-View 6/24/10

Wisconsin food safety lab helping test seafood from the Gulf
Wisconsin Ag Connection 6/24/10

Nominations sought for the 2011 ‘Organic Farmer of the Year’ Award
Wisconsin Agriculturist  6/24/10

DOJ wants to promote fairness in dairy industry
Associated Press 6/25/10