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CALS in the News: June 28 – July 2, 2010

News Items

UW-Extension Pest Management Field Day scheduled for July 6
Wisconsin Agriculturist 6/28/10
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station
Mentioned: Joe Lauer, Agronomy
Mentioned: Paul Esker, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Dave 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
http://www.wisconsinagriculturist.com/story.aspx/uwextension/pest/management/field/day/scheduled/for/july/6/9/39557

Barn Dance Raises $26,000 for UW-Madison Rural Youth
Wisconsin Agriculturist 6/29/2010
Mentioned: Rural Youth Scholarship
Quoted: Sue Crane, Burlington, CALS Board of Visitors
http://farmprogress.com/story.aspx/nl19_19nl/barn/dance/raises/26000/for/uwmadison/rural/youth/9/39619
College News

Suburban Journals 6/29/10
Mentioned: CALS Ferdinand Plaenert New Freshman Excellence Award
http://suburbanjournals.stltoday.com/articles/2010/06/29/west/education/0630wc-collegenews0.txt

Ingham steps down as leader of DATCP’s food safety division
Wisconsin Ag Connection 6/30/10
Mentioned: Steve Ingham, Food Science
http://www.wisconsinagconnection.com/story-state.php?Id=756&yr=2010

Soy growers campaign to educate public on animal agriculture
Wisconsin Ag Connection 7/01/10
Mentioned: Christa Behnke, graduate – Agricultural and Applied Economics
Mentioned: Ryan O’Leary, undergrad student – dairy science
http://www.wisconsinagconnection.com/story-state.php?Id=762&yr=2010

Derdzinski leaving Extension for Farm Service Agency
Agri News 7/1/10
Quoted: Pat Derdzinksi, graduate – Agronomy
http://www.agrinews.com/derdzinski/leaving/extension/for/farm/service/agency/story-2689.html

Corn ahead of schedule, but some fields too soggy
Agri-View 7/1/10
Quoted: Joe Lauer, Agronomy
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/07/01/crop_news/crops04.txt

Crop management field day set July 8, Tomah
Agri-View 7/1/10
Mentioned: Paul Esker, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Bryan Jensen, Horticulture
Mentioned: Matt Ruark, Soil Science
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/07/01/crop_news/crop_connection/cropconnect02.txt

Late blight closing in on Wisconsin?
Agri-View 7/1/10
Quoted: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/07/01/crop_news/crops01.txt

Be on the lookout for white mold, aphids in soybeans
Agri-View 7/1/10
Mentioned: Paul Esker, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: Angie Peltier, Plant Pathology
Mentioned: John Gaska, Agronomy
Mentioned: Shawn Conley, Agronomy
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/07/01/crop_news/crops02.txt

Of Interest

Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes
University of Wisconsin – Madison News 7/1/10
http://www.news.wisc.edu/18196

Dairy competition workshop provide USDA, DOJ with insights
Wisconsin Ag Connection
http://www.wisconsinagconnection.com/story-state.php?Id=743&yr=2010

Feds tap Wisconsin Food Safety Lab for help with BP oil spill recovery
Wisconsin Agriculturist  7/1/10
http://www.wisconsinagriculturist.com/story.aspx/feds/tap/wisconsin/food/safety/lab/for/help/with/bp/oil/spill/recovery/9/39672

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