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CALS in the News: July 26-30, 2010

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Register now for Aug. 18 Farm Bureau, PDPW Dairy Price Forum
The Dunn County News 7/26/10
Mentioned: Mark Stephenson, UW-Madison Director of Dairy Policy Analysis
http://www.dunnconnect.com/articles/2010/07/26/agriculture/doc4c4a15a64176a015944699.txt

Statement of CALS Dean Molly Jahn on the death of Rod Nilsestuen
Media Newswire 7/28/10
Quoted: Molly Jahn, CALS Dean
http://media-newswire.com/release_1123250.html

Rural areas taking more losses in the Iraq War
Farm and Dairy 7/28/10
Quoted: Katherine Curtis, Community and Environmental Sociology
http://www.farmanddairy.com/news/rural-areas-taking-more-losses-in-the-iraq-war/15429.html

Late blight spreads to five Wisconsin counties
The Country Today 7/28/10
Mentioned: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology
http://www.thecountrytoday.com/country_life/gardening/article_effc42d0-9a52-11df-a310-001cc4c002e0.html

Wisconsin students earn National Dairy Shrine Scholarships
Wisconsin Ag Connection 7/29/10
Mentioned: Carissa Levash, Dairy Science undergraduate student
Mentioned: Curtis Horsens, Dairy Science undergraduate student
Mentioned: Danielle Brown, Dairy Science and Life Sciences Communication undergraduate student
http://www.wisconsinagconnection.com/story-state.php?Id=880&yr=2010

August 25 Field Day to focus on saving fuel on the farm
Wisconsin Ag Connection 7/29/10
Quoted: Matt Digman, Biological Systems Engineering
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station
http://www.wisconsinagconnection.com/story-state.php?Id=882&yr=2010

Biennial Spooner Sheep Day planned Aug. 21
Wisconsin Agriculturist 7/30/10
Mentioned: Spooner Agricultural Research Station
http://www.wisconsinagriculturist.com/story.aspx/54th/biennial/spooner/sheep/day/planned/aug/21/9/40547

Faster forage: Remember drying principles, lay wide swaths
Agri-View 7/29/10
Quoted: Dan Undersander, Agronomy
Mentioned: Arlington Agricultural Research Station
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/07/29/crop_news/crops01.txt

Soybean aphid field scouting: Meeting near Thorpe
Agri-View 7/29/10
Mentioned: Bryan Jensen, Horticulture
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/07/29/crop_news/crop_connection/cropconnect02.txt

Spooner Sheep Day planned for Aug. 21
Agri-View 7/29/10
Mentioned: Spooner Agricultural Research Station
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/07/29/livestock_news/livestock_roundup/livestockroundup04.txt

More late blight, crop insects on radar screen
Agri-View 7/29/10
Quoted: Amanda Gevens, Plant Pathology
Quoted: Bryan Jensen, UW-Madison Director of Dairy Policy Analysis
Mentioned: Integrated Pest Management Program
Quoted: Eileen Cullen,
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/07/29/crop_news/crops04.txt

Nilsestuen will be remembered for his vision, compassion intelligence and integrity
Agri-View 7/29/10
Quoted: Molly Jahn, CALS dean
Quoted: Susan Crane, CALS Board of Visitors
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/07/29/capitol_news/news02.txt

Schedule of ag-related events
Agri-View 7/29/10
Mentioned: UW Agronomy/Soils Field Day
http://www.agriview.com/articles/2010/07/29/event_calendar/calendar.txt

Of Interest

Wisconsin Farm Tech Days shows off new, old agriculture
Agri News 7/29/10
http://www.agrinews.com/wisconsin/farm/tech/days/shows/off/new/old/agriculture/story-2762.html

Cattle and pigs find Milwaukee’s sausage race offensive
Jockism 7/29/10
Mentioned: “University of Wisconsin School of Agriculture”
http://www.jockism.com/2010/07/29/cattle-and-pigs-find-milwaukees-sausage-race-offensive/

After two good days, farm show washed out by rain
The Country Today 7/28/10
http://www.thecountrytoday.com/front_page/article_80a44202-9a52-11df-a20d-001cc4c002e0.html

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