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CALS in the News: July 5-9, 2010

News about or of interest to CALS faculty and staff…

Can native bees take over for honeybees?
YouTube video 7/2/2010
Quoted: Hannah Gaines, Entomology

Dairy Consolidation and Monopoly Money
Dairy Today/Wisconsin Ag Connection 7/2/2010
Quoted: Brian Gould, Ag & Applied Economics
Quoted: Robert Cropp, Ag & Applied Economics (emeritus)

What I do: I identify and consult on fungi
Wisconsin State Journal 7/5/2010
Quoted: Harold (Hal) Burdsall Jr., Plant Pathology (adjunct emeritus)

Ticked off: As Lyme disease spreads, so does dispute on how to treat it
The Capital Times Online 6/30/2010
Quoted: Susan Paskewitz, Entomology

WAA chapters honor Badgers of the Year
University New Service 7/6/2010
Mentioned: Fred Plumper, BS ’60 – Agricultural Education, MS ’61 – Agricultural Education, PHD ’69 – Curriculum & Instruction
Mentioned: Forrest Kubly, BS ’40 – Dairy Industry
Mentioned: Steven Greg Stiloski, BS ’87 – Agricultural Economics, MS ’89 – Bus: Real Estate Appraisal

Does Dean Foods have unfair advantage?
The Capital Times Online 7/7/2010
Quoted: Robert Cropp, Ag & Applied Economics (emeritus)
Quoted: Kara Kasten-Olson, Alumna BS ’07 – Dairy Science, Agricultural Journalism

Livestock siting standards committee forms
Country Today 7/7/2010
Mentioned: Dennis Frame, Discovery Farms Program
Mentioned: Brian Holmes, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Carrie Laboski, Soil Science

An unwelcome summer visitor returns
Wisconsin Radio Network 7/7/2010 (audio)
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology/

Keeping mosquitoes at bay easier said than done these days
Appleton Post Cresent 7/8/2010
Quoted: Phil Pellitteri, Entomology

Former UW instructor Pope, namesake of Pope Farm Park, dies at 89
Wisconsin State Journal 7/7/2010
Mentioned: Arthur Pope, Animal Science (emeritus)

Obituary for Arthur Lloyd Pope 7/7/2010
Mentioned: Arthur Pope, Animal Science (emeritus)

Long-Time UW-Madison Sheep Scientist, Art Pope, Dies at 89
Wisconsin Ag Connection 7/8/2010
Mentioned: Arthur Pope, Animal Science (emeritus)

Cooperative Consolidation May Boost Leveraging Power
Agri-View 7/8/2010
Quoted: Brian Gould, Ag & Applied Economics

Pam Jahnke & Bob Meyer Headline FTD Beef Tent; Tours Offered
Agri-View 7/8/2010
Mentioned: Amy Radunz, Animal Science

‘Wisconsin Idea’ Extended to China
Agri-View 7/8/2010
Quoted: Karen Nielsen, Babcock Institute for International Dairy Research and Development

Economist: More Interest in Mandatory Milk Supply Controls
Agri-View 7/8/2010
Quoted: Ed Jesse, Ag & Applied Economics (emeritus)

State cranberry growers have made gains in sustainability
CALS News 7/7/2010
Quoted: Jed Colquhoun, Horticulture

Confronting toxic blue-green algae in Madison lakes
CALS News 7/7/2010
Quoted: Katherina McMahon, Bacteriology

Cornell Expert to Head Wisconsin Center for Dairy Profitability
Wisconsin Ag Connection 7/8/2010
Quoted: Johm Shutske, Associate Dean and Program Director for Extension
Mentioned: Mark Stephenson, Ag & Applied Economics
Mentioned: Brian Holmes, Biological Systems Engineering

Cranberry growers make gains in sustainability
WQOW18 Eau Claire 7/8/2010
Quoted: Jed Colquhoun, Horticulture


Developers are getting tax breaks on agriculture land in urban areas
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Online 7/8/2010

2010 Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grant Deadline Nears
Wisconsin Agriculturist 7/9/2010

Organic Eggs: More Expensive, but No Healthier
Time/CNN 7/8/2010